Jim Sochor was born on February 11, 1938, and died on November 23, 2015.
He was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.
Jim served as the head football coach at the University of California, Davis from 1970 to 1988 during which time compiling a record of 156–41–5 and won 18 consecutive conference championships, then a college football record.
Jim also served as the athletic director at UC Davis from 1989 to 1991.
He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1999.
Jim passed away at age 77 in November 2015.