Tony Dews is in his third season as the wide receivers coach for the Michigan football program. Dews joined the Wolverines' staff after spending the 2007 season coaching the wideouts at West Virginia University.
Dews has coached all three phases of the game during his career. He was the associate special teams coordinator and linebackers mentor at UNLV prior to joining the Mountaineers staff. He spent two seasons as the tight ends coach at Central Michigan (2004-05) and the 2003 season coaching the defensive line at Holy Cross.
His coaching resume also includes stints at California, Pa. (2002), Millersville (1998) and Bainbridge (Ga.) High School (1997). Dews was a graduate assistant coach at West Virginia from 1999-2002, working with the offensive line and secondary.
A Lynchburg, Va., native, Dews received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Liberty University (1996) and earned a master's degree in athletic coaching education from West Virginia (2001). He led the Flames in receptions as a junior and senior and was selected as an All-Virginia tight end.
Dews and his wife, Tamika, have four daughters: Savannah, Sierra, Sydney and Sienna.
Dews' All-Conference Performers
1998: Joe Cannon, Dave Ibarra, Jim Jackominic (PSAC)
2006: Kip Facer (1st, MWC)
1998: Dave Ibarra
The Dews File
Date of Birth: June 6, 1973
Birthplace: Lynchburrg, Va.
High School: Centreville (1992)
College: Liberty University (1996)
Graduate: West Virginia (2001)
Children: Savannah, Sierra, Sydney
College Bowl Experience (2)
West Virginia: Fiesta (2007), Music City (2000)