Dave Steckel (American football)
Dave Steckel is an American football coach and former player. He was most recently the head coach at Missouri State University. Prior to that, he spent 14 seasons on the staff at the University of Missouri. His other coaching stops include Miami University of Ohio, Ball State University, the University of Minnesota, Dickinson College, Lehigh University, the University of Toledo, and Rutgers University.
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1982–1983||Miami (OH) (GA)|
|1984||Ball State (DL)|
|Head coaching record|
In 2001, Steckel reunited with Gary Pinkel at Missouri, joining the Tigers as the linebackers coach. Steckel would spend the next 14 years tutoring the Tigers linebackers, was promoted to defensive coordinator prior to the 2009 season, and was promoted to associate head coach prior to the 2011 season.
A native of Fullerton, Pennsylvania, Steckel enlisted in the United States Marine Corps following his high school graduation, and served from 1975–1978. He is the younger brother of former NFL coach, Les Steckel.
Steckel and his wife, Mary Beth, have one daughter, Amanda.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Missouri State Bears (Missouri Valley Football Conference) (2015–2019)|
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