Jim Deere

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Jim Deere
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Adrian
Conference MIAA
Record 52–30
Biographical details
Born (1967-06-02) June 2, 1967 (age 51)
Playing career
1985–1988 Adrian
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1993–1994 Sterling Heights Stevenson (MI) HS (assistant)
1996 Morenci (MI) HS (assistant)
?–2006 Adrian (defensive assistant)
2007–2009 Adrian (DC)
2010–present Adrian
Head coaching record
Overall 52–30
Tournaments 0–2 (NCAA D-III playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
2 MIAA (2012, 2014)

Jim Deere is an American football coach and former player. Deere is the head football coach at the Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan, a position he had held since 2010. Deere played college football at Adrian as a defensive back from 1985 to 1988

Coaching career at Adrian[edit]

In 2014 Deere lead the Adrian to their second outright Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) title in three seasons, previously winning the outright MIAA title in 2012. The 2012 MIAA title was the first outright MIAA title since 1983 and featured a perfect 6–0 record in MIAA play. Adrian returned to the NCAA Division III playoffs in 2014, marking the second appearance under Deere and the fourth in program history, losing to eventual national champion runner-up, Mount Union. Under Deere, in 2012, Adrian hosted an NCAA Division III playoff game for the first time in school history, losing to the Franklin Grizzlies.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Adrian Bulldogs (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (2010–present)
2010 Adrian 5–5 4–2 T–2nd
2011 Adrian 8–2 4–2 T–2nd
2012 Adrian 9–2 6–0 1st L NCAA Division III First Round
2013 Adrian 6–4 3–3 4th
2014 Adrian 8–3 5–1 1st L NCAA Division III First Round
2015 Adrian 7–3 4–2 3rd
2016 Adrian 4–6 2–4 5th
2017 Adrian 5–5 4–2 3rd
Adrian: 52–30 32–16
Total: 52–30
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


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