Tom Heckert Sr.

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Tom Heckert
Biographical details
Born (1938-09-18) September 18, 1938 (age 84)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1973–1981 Adrian
1970–1971 Adrian
1969–1970 Adrian
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1982–1986 Cleveland Browns (scout)
1989–2007 Miami Dolphins (personnel)
Head coaching record
Overall43–36–2 (football)
1–19 (basketball)
20–20 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
1 MIAA (1980)

Tom Heckert (September 18, 1938-September 20, 2016) is an American football former coach, scout, and executive. He served as the head football coach at Adrian College from 1973 to 1981, compiling a record of 43–36–2. Heckert was then a scout with the Cleveland Browns from 1982 to 1986 and a personnel executive with the Miami Dolphins from 1989 until his retirement in 2007. His son, Tom Heckert Jr., was the former general manager of the Browns. [1]


Head coaching record


Adrian Bulldogs (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association)(1973–1981)
1973 Adrian1–80–56th
1974 Adrian2–70–56th
1975 Adrian4–52–3T–4th
1976 Adrian3–61–45th
1977 Adrian4–4–12–2–13rd
1978 Adrian6–34–12nd
1979 Adrian6–2–13–1–12nd
1980 Adrian9–05–01st
1981 Adrian8–14–12nd
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth

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  1. "Adrian College mourns loss of former coach, administrator Heckert". Daily Telegram. October 15, 2016. Retrieved May 17, 2023.