Steve Axman (born June 10, 1947) is an American football coach. He was recently the quarterbacks coach of the Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). He was the head coach at Northern Arizona University from 1990 to 1997, compiling an overall record of 48 wins and 41 losses. Axman also served in the same capacity at Nicholls State University in 2014. He inherited the program in mid-September 2014, after being hired on an interim basis to replace Charlie Stubbs who had resigned after three games due to health issues. He was replaced by Tim Rebowe at the end of the season.
|Born||June 10, 1947|
Huntington Station, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1973||MacArthur HS (NY)|
|1974||East Stroudsburg (DL)|
|1985||Denver Gold (OL)|
|2013||Simon Fraser (QB)|
|2014||Nicholls State (interim HC)|
|2018||Arizona Rattlers (OC)|
|2019||Arizona Hotshots (QB)|
|Head coaching record|
0–1 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
Head coaching record
|Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (Big Sky Conference) (1990–1997)|
|1996||Northern Arizona||9–3||7–1||2nd||L NCAA Division I-AA First Round||8|
|Nicholls State Colonels (Southland Conference) (2014)|
Assistants under Axman who became NCAA or NFL head coaches
- Robb Akey: Idaho (2007–2012)
- Gary Andersen: Southern Utah (2003), Utah State (2009–2012, 2019–present), Wisconsin (2013–2014), Oregon State (2015–2017)
- Dino Babers: Eastern Illinois (2012–2013), Bowling Green (2014–2015), Syracuse (2016–present)
- Karl Dorrell: UCLA (2003–2007)
- Ron English: Eastern Michigan (2009–2013)
- Bobby Hauck: Montana (2003–2009; 2018–present), UNLV (2010–2014)
- Steve Kragthorpe: Tulsa (2003–2006), Louisville (2007–2009)
- Bronco Mendenhall: BYU (2005–2015), Virginia (2016–present)
- "Nicholls State football coach Charlie Stubbs resigns". NOLA.com. The Times-Picayune. September 14, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
- "Axman is interim Nicholls State football coach". USA Today. Associated Press. September 17, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
- Olbert, Richard (January 24, 2018). "Arizona Rattlers notes: Nick Davila back to AFL to play, Steve Axman joins staff". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
- "Arizona Hotshots: Nick Aliotti, Hugh Freeze, Steve Axman join coaching staff". The Arizona Republic. October 11, 2018. Retrieved October 12, 2018.