Jim Tomsula – Football / Coach

  • Graduate of Steel Valley High School and Catawba College
  • Coached 31 seasons at the high school, college, and professional level
  • While coaching at Catawba, he also coached in the off-season in NFL Europe
  • Known as a tough defensive coordinator he was named head coach of NFL Europe’s Rhine Fire, the youngest coach ever to hold that position.
  • Joined the San Francisco 49ers staff in 2007 as a defensive coach
  • The 49’ers won the NFC Championship and played the New York Giants in the 2013 Super Bowl
  • In 2015 was named head coach of the San Francisco 49ers
  • Inducted into the Catawba College and Steel Valley Sports Halls of Fame