Dave Doeren enters his second full season as the head coach for Northern Illinois. In his first season at Northern Illinois, Doeren led the Huskies to the school's first Mid-American Conference Championship since 1983. The Huskies also earned their second straight bowl victory and tied the school record with 11 wins. Prior to his current post at Northern Illinois, Doeren was the co-defensive coordinator (2006-2008), and later defensive coordinator (2008-2010) for the University of Wisconsin Badgers. Doeren also served as linebackers coach for the University of Kansas from 2002 to 2005, and for the University of Montana Grizzlies from 2000 through the team's 2001 Division 1 FCS National Championship season. Previous to this Doeren spent time as a graduate assistant for the USC Trojans. His first collegiate coaching job was as a linebackers coach and later on defensive coordinator for the Drake Bulldogs where he played college football.
|Team:||Northern Illinois University|
|Career (years):||1 Year|
|DOB:||December 3, 1971|