Bauer College Alumni Association Host Tony Levine at Event
With a new stadium on the horizon and a recent transition to the American Athletic Conference, UH Head Football Coach Tony Levine has plenty to talk about on Feb. 20 when he addresses the Bauer College Alumni Association (BCAA) during the next installment of the association’s networking breakfast series.
In 2013, Levine led Houston in its inaugural season of play in the American Athletic Conference. The young Cougar team finished fourth in conference play and appear set to challenge for the Conference Championship Trophy in 2014.
BCAA hosts a networking breakfast event for alumni to network and hear from Houston’s top professionals at the Houston City Club. The breakfast begins at 7 a.m. and costs $30.
Head Football Coach
University of Houston
Tony Levine is the head football coach for the University of Houston. Introduced as the 12th head coach in Houston history on Dec. 22, 2011, Levine made an emphatic national statement in his opening game as the UH head coach, belting No. 22 Penn State, 30-14, in the 2012 TicketCity Bowl to cap a memorable season filled with broken statistical records and milestone victories.
Levine began his coaching career in 1996 as an assistant coach and freshman head coach at his alma mater, Highland Park (Minn.) Senior High. Levine worked as an assistant coach at Texas State, assisting with the wide receivers in 1997 and coached the tight ends in 1998 and 1999.
Before coming to Houston, Levine spent two seasons with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, serving as the assistant special teams and assistant strength and conditioning coach. Prior to Carolina, Levine coached at the University of Louisville, where he was responsible for the overall day-to-day operation of the school’s football program.
Levine earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in sports management from Minnesota and also holds a master’s degree in physical education from Texas State and an educational specialist degree in adult education from Auburn.
By Ann Lynd