Tom Bass Athletes For College Evaluator

Tom Bass
Football Evaluator

Coach Bass has coached three NFL teams Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers,
and the San Diego Chargers plus at the collegiate level at San Jose State and San Diego
State University. At Tampa Bay he was also Director of Pro Scouting and was credited
with designing a defense which ranked at or near the top of the league from 1978
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1981.
More recently, he has been sought out to be the technical writer for USA Football’s football
coaching content. Coach Bass authored the first Nintindo Game for NFL Properties and
has written numerous football books including
Play Football the NFL Way
and more re-
cently
Football Skills & Drills
(2nd ed.).
High School Football Recruiting
High School Football Recruiting
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Tom Bass, Director of Football Evaluations
FOOTBALL EVALUATOR
College and NFL Coaching Experience
San Jose State University
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Freshman Defensive Coach
1958
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60
San Diego State University
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Defensive Coordinator
1961
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63
San Diego Chargers
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QB, WR, RB Offensive Coach
1964
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66
San Diego Chargers
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Defensive Coordinator
1967
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68
Cincinnati Bengals
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Defensive Coordinator
1968
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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VP Player Personnel
1975
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76
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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QB Pass Offense Coach
1976
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Defensive Coordinator
1977
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82
San Diego Chargers
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Defensive Coordinator
1982
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85
New England Patriots
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VP Public Relations/Pro Personnel
1991
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93
Publications
Author of American Express Playbook for the NFL
1990
Author of “Football Skills and Drills”
2004
Author of “Football Skills and Drills” 2
nd
edition
2012
Author of “New Coaches Guide to Youth Football Skills and Drills”
2012
Author of book “ National Football League Between the Lines”
2006
Writer for 4
th
Edition of book “Coaching Youth Football”
2007
Technical Football Content Writer and Advisor for USA Football
2005
Author and Editor of Technical Sections of “NFL Coaching
Academies Playbook”
2002
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Present
Contributing author for each issue of official Pop Warner magazine ”Kick Off”
2002
Contributing writer to 14 NFL Super Bowl Programs
2002
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Author for AOL (America Online) on Athlete Direct “Coach’s Corner”
2002
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Author of “Ask the Coach” columns for Players, Coaches and Parents
For NFLHS.com
1972
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Author of “Coach Bass Football Coaching Clinics”
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12 written clinics for
High School Coaches on Offensive and Defensive Football Scheme 1996
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Author of poetry Book “Pro Football from the Inside” & “Fly Free my Love” 2001
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