Dick Tomey To Retire Following 2009 Season

San Jose State University football coach Dick Tomey will announce his retirement from coaching in a November 16, 1:00 p.m. (PST) press conference in the Simpkins Stadium Center Gold Room.

Courtesy SJSU Athletics

The retirement will be effective following the Spartans' final regular season game on December 5 against Louisiana Tech University. San Jose State also has home games remaining against Hawaii on November 21 and New Mexico State on November 28.

Tomey, 71-years-old and the current president of the 10,000-plus member American Football Coaches Association, is finishing his fifth season as the San Jose State head coach, 29th overall as a major college head coach and 46th in the coaching profession.

SJSU Athletic Director Tom Bowen is scheduled to discuss a timetable for hiring the next football coach during Monday's press conference.

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