He owns the second best winning percentage (.642) among active NFL coaches behind only Bill Belichick. In fact, he hasn’t had a losing season in 13 years as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mike Tomlin is highly regarded across the country as one of the very best to do what he does, but coaching is only scratching the surface as to what kind of a person he is.
When he isn’t scheming up defenses and preparing for what will no doubt be another tough season in the AFC North, Tomlin uses his platform to shine light on one of the most problematic issues in our world, child trafficking. And he does so as an advocate for Operation Underground Railroad, a non-profit founded by Tim Ballard and Mark Stott which assists governments around the world in the rescue of human trafficking and sex trafficking victims, with a special focus on children.
Coach Tomlin detailed the issue in my exclusive interview with him in 2018.
The issues in our world are vast, but as Mike Tomlin told me, “I think we can all get behind this” and do our part to bring human trafficking to a halt.