The National Football League made an official statement to name Tom Coughlin, the Two-time Super Bowl winning head coach, as the new Senior Advisor to Football Operations. His coaching career in the NFL started with the Jacksonville Jaguars (1995-2002), and the New York Giants (2004-2015). Coughlin also clinched Super Bowls XLII and XLVI. His new role focuses on refining the league, as he will coordinate with Troy Vincent, the NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations, to help various teams to improve their NFL betting odds.
Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner expressed his confidence in Coach Coughlin when it comes to his character and rich experience in the NFL. Goodell also said that Coughlin’s appetite for football would take effect almost immediately because he has the potential to contribute immensely to the furtherance of the game for all players and fans at all levels.
The advisory role of Coughlin in the NFL will focus on various committees affiliated to the game. These take account of General Managers Advisory, Health and Safety, Competition, Combine Review, Coaches Subcommittee as well as NCAA Rules and Oversight. His duties also cover the provision of strategic management on coaching techniques, playing rules, the improving football workforces, and at the same time envisioning all operations regarding the Pro Bowl and the NFL Draft.
College football will also depend on Coughlin when it comes to endorsing best practices to implement and develop technologies that improve the game. Coughlin has profound experience in College Football in which he played at Syracuse and became the head coach of the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1970 to 1973) as well as Boston College from 1991 to 1993.
According to Vincent, the appointment of Coughlin introduces his coaching skills, football experience, and unparalleled understanding of operating football issues. Vincent also expressed that Coughlin’s instrumental input in the game will support the NFL and the respective clubs, and coaches as well as players for the betterment of the game. Apart from his career experience as a head coach, Coughlin assisted the head coaches of the following NFL teams: Philadelphia, Green Bay and the Giants in 1984-85, 1986-87 and (1988-90) respectively.
The field achievements of Coughlin include the attaining a record of 182-157 as the NFL head coach, ranked 11th among coaches with the most wins in the history of the league. Furthermore, through his Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, his compassion for families living with children having cancer has gained overwhelming support to earn him a decent reputation. Coughlin expressed his commitment to work together with Commissioner Goodell as well as all the gifted employees in the NFL to improve the game.
With his strict disciplinarian attitude, Coughlin’s role will be vital to the NFL, including the general managers, coaches, competition, oversight committees, health and safety, as well as the combined assessment of NCAA rules. His insight will be vital across the board, together with the development of rules and the operations of Pro Bowl. Taking up the job in the NFL shows that Coughlin still has passion for the game. The NFL continuously reevaluates various rules to improve the game; therefore, Coughlin’s knowledge and experience can provide comprehensive transparency on the same.