Tony Reno (American football)

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Tony Reno
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Yale
Conference Ivy League
Record 34–28
Biographical details
Born 1974 (age 43–44)
Oxford, Massachusetts
Playing career
1993–1996 Worcester State
Position(s) Free safety
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997 King's (PA) (assistant)
1998–2002 Worcester State (DC)
2003 Yale (WR)
2004–2008 Yale (DB)
2009–2011 Harvard (ST/DB)
2012–present Yale
Head coaching record
Overall 34–28
Accomplishments and honors
1 Ivy (2017)

Anthony Paul Reno is an American football coach and former player. He was hired as the Joel E. Smilow head coach of the Yale Bulldogs football in January 2012. Reno has served in that position since that time. Prior to his hiring at Yale, Reno had spent the three previous seasons as an assistant at Harvard, where he coached the special teams and the secondary.[1][2]

Reno was among the finalists for the 2014 Eddie Robinson Award.


Reno graduated from Worcester State College in 1997. He is married to his wife Toni, and they have two sons, Dante and Vince, and a daughter named Angelina. They reside in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Yale Bulldogs (Ivy League) (2012–present)
2012 Yale 2–8 1–6 8th
2013 Yale 5–5 3–4 T–4th
2014 Yale 8–2 5–2 3rd
2015 Yale 6–4 3–4 T–4th
2016 Yale 3–7 3–4 T–4th
2017 Yale 9–1 6–1 1st
2018 Yale 1–1 1–0
Yale: 34–28 22–21
Total: 34–28


  1. ^ "Yale hires Harvard assistant Tony Reno". Associated Press. January 12, 2012.
  2. ^ Jeff Jacobs (January 13, 2012). "Yale Puts Its Trust In New Head Coach Tony Reno". Hartford courant.
  3. ^ Tony Reno Named 34th Football Head Coach at Yale Ivy League Retrieved May 24, 2012

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