Gregory Edward Schiano (born June 1, 1966) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a position he assumed in January 2012. Schiano served as the head football coach at Rutgers University from 2001 to 2012.
Schiano was born and grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey, and attended Ramapo High School. He then attended Bucknell University, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, and graduated in 1988 with a B.S. in business administration.
In his playing career at Bucknell University, he was a three-year letterman at linebacker. In his junior year, he led his team with 114 tackles and was named to the All-Conference team. In his senior year, he was named team captain, and was named to The Sporting News Pre-season All-American Team.
He and his wife Christy have four children: Joey, John, Matt, and Katie.
Schiano began his coaching career in 1988 as an assistant coach at Ramapo High School. In 1989, he served as a graduate assistant at Rutgers. In 1990, he took the same position at Penn State, and later served as the defensive backfield coach there from 1991 until 1995.
From 1996 to 1998,...
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