Jim Fleming (born September 23, 1959) is an American college football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at the University of Rhode Island (URI), a position he assumed in December 2013. Fleming served in the same capacity at Sacred Heart University (SHU) from 2000 to 2001 where he compiled a record of 21 wins and one loss. Prior to his appointment at URI, he was the defensive coordinator at the University of Central Florida (UCF) from 2012 to 2013.
Fleming served as the head coach for two seasons at Sacred Heart University from 2000 to 2001 and compiled an overall record of 21–1. He led the Pioneers to the program's first conference title in 2001 and first bowl appearance/win, also in 2001. His 2001 Pioneer team also was crowned as the Mid-Major National Champs after defeating Duquesne University.
The University of Rhode Island announced on December 20, 2013, that it had hired Fleming as the 20th football head coach in school history.
Head coaching record
|Sacred Heart Pioneers (Northeast Conference)|
|2001||Sacred Heart||11–0||8–0||1st||W ECAC|
|Rhode Island Rams (Colonial Athletic Association)|