Irv Sigler was the Hope College football program as offensive coordinator for the 2016 season.
Sigler has a successful track record as a football coach at the high school and collegiate levels.
Prior to starting at Hope, Sigler taught physical education and served as an assistant football coach at Grand Rapids Christian schools from 2013-15.
Sigler was head football coach at Jenison High School from 2008-12, Kell High School in Marietta, Georgia from 2005-07, Grandville High School from 1998-2004 and Cadillac High School from 1993-97. He also was head coach track & field coach during his tenure at Jenison.
Sigler began his high school coaching career as defensive coordinator at Okemos High School in 1992.
In 1990, Sigler started as a graduate assistant with the University of Michigan football program. He spent two seasons with the Wolverines under the tutelage of head coach Gary Moeller and was part of two Big Ten champions as well as the 1992 Rose Bowl team.
Sigler holds a master’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science from the University of Michigan.
Sigler earned his bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Adrian College in 1990.
Sigler is married to Erin, who teaches sixth grade at Bauerwood Elementary in Jenison. The couple has four children: sons Tyler and Caden, and daughters Sydney and Riley.