Schembechler after he graduated from the University would go on to serve as an assistant head coach under his former coach Woody Hayes at The Ohio State University for a year. He would then return to accept the head coaching position at Miami University in 1963. Bo coached at his Alma mater up until 1968 when he received a head coaching position from the University of Michigan. While Schembechler was at Miami University however, he won two Mid-American conferences in 1965 and 1966. Overall Schembechler spent six seasons in Oxford boasting an overall record of 40-17-3.