|Date of birth||2 March 1962|
|Place of birth||Norway|
|Lillestrøm (interim head coach)|
|1990–1991||Strømmen (assistant coach)|
Tom Nordlie (born 2 March 1962) is a Norwegian football coach. He has managed several top Norwegian football teams.
Nordlie was not a footballer himself, but he did play for the national water polo team.
He has his education from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.
Nordlie is a household name in Norway, having managed several top-flight teams. He is known for introducing the concept kontrollert sinnsyk, i.e. "controlledly insane".
In 1998, he led Odd Grenland to promotion to the Norwegian top division, and to a respectable seventh place the next season. In 2000, he took over big club Vålerenga, but was fired after a season that led to Vålerenga's relegation from the Norwegian top division.After working as a football expert in TV 2 for a while, Nordlie was hired as coach of Sandefjord. He led the club to the promotion play-offs in both 2002 and 2003, but lost both times. In 2004, he took over the struggling Start, and in his first season in charge, Start won the 1. divisjon and were promoted. In their return to the top flight, Start had a great spring season, and won the silver medals, only one point behind winners Vålerenga. For this feat, Nordlie won the Kniksen award as (Head) Coach of the Year.
However, in 2006 Start had a poor opening to the season, and on 14 July 2006, Nordlie was fired. After working in TV 2 for a short period, Nordlie signed as the new manager of Viking on 14 September for the rest of the 2006 season, saving Viking from being relegated to the 1. divisjon, when Viking beat Brann 5–0 in the last match of the 2006-season.
After Lillestrøm fired Uwe Rösler, Nordlie was hired on 16 November. In his first season (2007) at Lillestrøm Nordlie achieved a fourth place in the league, and won the Norwegian Cup, LSK's first major trophy in 18 years. The following 2008 season started off disappointingly for Nordlie and LSK, and after 8 matches, and only 6 points, Nordlie was sacked on 29 May. In August the same year he was hired as a manager for struggling second-tier side Kongsvinger, which he led with success until he was hired by Fredrikstad in August 2009. He had some months at the club who were battling against relegation when he arrived. By the end of the season Fredrikstad were relegated, after being beaten by local rivals Sarpsborg 08 in the play-offs. Nordlie left a few months after the relegation.
Nordlie returned to Kongsvinger in September 2011, after Per Brogeland was fired, to save the club from relegation to the Second Division. The club was 11th, two points ahead of the relegation zone when Nordlie arrived,and finished the season as the 7th best team in the 1. divisjon. He originally joined Kongsvinger on a short-term contract, but decided to stay at the club for another year, before he left Kongsvinger after the 2012 season.
Nordlie managed Avaldsnes women's team from 2014 until his dismissal on 6 October 2015 by the boardafter it was presented with evidence that he had stalked and sexually harassed one of his players, Hólmfríður Magnúsdóttir. At the time of his departure the team was in second place in the Toppserien with four matches to go and had reached the Norwegian Cup finals.
In the final stages of the 2019 season, Nordlie and Skeid agreed to terminate his contract to let him re-join Lillestrøm and lead the team through two matches in the relegation play-offs.Lillestrøm lost the play-offs on the away goals rule and were relegated to the second tier after a 5–5 draw on aggregate against Nordlie's former club Start.
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