Bloomgren at 2018 C-USA Kickoff
|Born||January 25, 1977|
|Alma mater||Florida State (1999)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2005-2006||Delta State (OC/OL/ST)|
|2007-2008||New York Jets (QC)|
|2009||New York Jets (assistant)|
|2010||New York Jets (AOC)|
|Head coaching record|
Michael Scott Bloomgren (born January 25, 1977) is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at Rice University. Prior to beginning his coaching career, Bloomgren played the tight end position at Culver-Stockton College.
Bloomgren prepped at Florida High School in Tallahassee, Florida. He played college football as a tight end at Culver-Stockton College. He graduated from Florida State University magna cum laude with his bachelor's degree in sports management, with a minor in business, in 1999. During his time at Florida State, he also worked as an undergraduate assistant to the linebackers. After graduating, Bloomgren became a graduate assistant at the University of Alabama. While at Alabama, he earned his master's degree in higher education administration with a 4.0 GPA.
After earning his graduate degree, Bloomgren went on to serve as an assistant at Catawba College (January 2002 to March 2005) and Delta State University (March 2005 to February 2007). At these schools, he simultaneously worked as the offensive coordinator, offensive line coach, and special teams coach.
After leaving Delta State in February 2007, Bloomgren had a three-week stint at Texas A&M before accepting an offensive quality control position with the New York Jets. He served in this position under Brian Schottenheimer, and Bill Callahan. In 2009, when Rex Ryan became the head coach of the New York Jets, Bloomgren accepted a position as assistant offensive coordinator.
In 2011, Bloomgren accepted the running game coordinator/offensive line coaching position at Stanford under head coach David Shaw. Bloomgren was promoted to Stanford's Andrew Luck Director of Offense in January 2013.
|Rice Owls (Conference USA) (2018-present)|