|Team||Santa Margarita HS (CA)|
|Born||December 17, 1954|
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1977–1980||San Mateo Junípero Serra HS (CA) (assistant)|
|1981–1985||Moreau Catholic HS (CA)|
|1986||Santa Clara (DC/LB)|
|1987–1988||Sonoma State (OC)|
|2020–present||Santa Margarita HS (CA)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||2–3 (NCAA D-II playoffs)|
0–3 (NCAA D-I-AA/D-I playoffs)
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 NCAC (1991)|
1 GWC (2011)
1 Big Sky (2012)
Timothy Edward Walsh (born December 16, 1954) is an American football coach, who is currently the head coach at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. He served as the head football coach at Sonoma State University from 1989 to 1992, Portland State University from 1993 to 2006, and California Polytechnic State University from 2012 to 2019, compiling a career college football coaching record of 176–148.
Walsh graduated from Junípero Serra High School in San Mateo, California in 1973 and the University of California, Riverside in 1977.At UC Riverside, Walsh was a backup quarterback with the Highlanders and majored in history.
From 1977 to 1980, Walsh was an assistant coach at his alma mater Serra High School. He then was head coach at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, California from 1981 to 1985.In 1986, Walsh moved up to the college level as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Santa Clara. After two seasons as offensive coordinator, Walsh became head football coach at Sonoma State University in 1989.
Walsh was the head coach at Portland State from 1993 through 2006, succeeding Pokey Allen, who left for Boise State (after defeating the Broncos soundly in Boise in 1992). In his 14 years at Portland State, Walsh compiled a 90–68 record and guided the Vikings from a Division II program to a Division I-AA contender. Walsh's tenure at Portland State was the longest of any previous Portland State football head coach.The Vikings made the Division II playoffs in 1993, 1994, and 1995, and the I-AA playoffs in 2000.
On February 16, 2007, Walsh left Portland State to become offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Army under Stan Brock.Army went 3–9 in Walsh's two seasons, 2007 and 2008.
Walsh became a head coach again on January 9, 2009, when Cal Poly hired him.
|Sonoma State Cossacks (Northern California Athletic Conference)(1989–1992)|
|Portland State Vikings (NCAA Division II independent)(1993–1995)|
|1993||Portland State||8–3||L NCAA Division II First Round|
|1994||Portland State||9–3||L NCAA Division II Quarterfinal|
|1995||Portland State||8–5||L NCAA Division II Quarterfinal|
|Portland State Vikings (Big Sky Conference)(1996–2006)|
|2000||Portland State||8–4||5–3||T–2nd||L NCAA Division I-AA First Round|
|Cal Poly Mustangs (Great West Conference)(2009–2011)|
|Cal Poly Mustangs (Big Sky Conference)(2012–2019)|
|2012||Cal Poly||9–3||7–1||T–1st||L NCAA Division I Second Round||12||11|
|2016||Cal Poly||7–5||5–3||T–4th||L NCAA Division I First Round||24||T–21|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
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