Year Inducted: 2015
Tomsula played two years of football for Catawba and helped the team to a share of the 1988 South Atlantic Conference championship and its first NAIA National Playoff berth. Following his playing career, Tomsula returned to Catawba as an assistant coach before entering the professional ranks, first with NFL Europe then with the San Francisco 49ers where he now serves as the head coach.
Tomsula made 109 tackles in two seasons as a defensive lineman for the Indians. Among those stops were five sacks and another six for losses.
Returning as an assistant coach for Catawba in 1996, Tomsula helped his alma mater to four SAC Championships and four NCAA playoff berths. In 2001, Catawba advanced to the national semifinals.
Tomsula spent several years as a coach in NFL Europe and was the defensive coordinator for the Berlin Thunder in 2004 when they claimed the World Bowl title. He became the head coach for the Rhine Fire in 2006 before the league finally folded.
In 2007, Tomsula joined the staff of the San Francisco 49ers as a defensive line coach. He helped the team to three playoff berths and a Super Bowl appearance in 2012. He had served as an interim head coach for one game of the 2010 season and was named the 49ers head coach following the 2014 season.
Tomsula and his wife, Julie, have two daughters, Britney and Brooke, and a son, Bear.
Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71
Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72
Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165
Swimming Men at Queens 37-166
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87
Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR
Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 82-74
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.
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