Danny Ford guided Clemson to its first and only national championship in 1981, and remains the youngest head coach in NCAA history to win a national title, accomplishing the feat at the age of 33.
Danny Ford guided Clemson University to its first and only national championship in 1981, and remains the youngest head coach in NCAA history to win a national title, accomplishing the feat at the age of 33.
Larry Brown is that coach. And most recently Brown at the age of 71 will soon sign a deal with Southern Methodist University to coach their basketball team.
Mike Tomlin is the youngest coach to win a super bowl at the age of 36.
There is no age requirement.
Amobi Okoye who is from Nigeria is the youngest person to play NCAA football. Amobi Okoye played college football at age 16 and joined the NFL at age 19.
As of the beginning of the 2010 season the youngest head coach in the NFL would be Tampa Bay Bucs coach Raheem Morris at age thirty-four.
John Michelosen, at the age of 32 years and 2 months was the youngest Steelers head coach when he was hired in 1948.
The answer to "Who is the youngest head coach in division 1 softball" is Mary Wise. Mary Wise got hired at the age of 21.
There really isn't an age minimum for coaches. For head coaches, it is more of a requirement that a coach has been coaching a position (quarterback, linebacker, etc) for an amount of time. The youngest head coach in Division 1 football is Pat Fitzgerald of Northwestern who will turn 34 on December 2. He became Northwestern's head coach in 2006 at the age of 31. His first job coaching in college was as the linebacker coach for the University of Maryland at the age of 21. A person in their early 20s, just after graduating from college, can land a job as a position coach.
Lane Kiffin- coach of the Oakland Raiders before being fired midseason this year