Greatest NFL Coaches

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“ • 92–59–1 (regular season record)
• 10–4 (playoff record)
• 102–63–1 (overall record)

Titles
• 3× Super Bowl champion (XVI, XIX, XXIII)

Awards
• 1977 Pac 8 Coach of the Year
• 1981 AP NFL Coach of the Year
• 1981 Sporting News Coach of the Year
• 1981 Pro Football Weekly NFL Coach of the Year
• 2× UPI NFL Coach of the Year (1981, 1984)

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1993)
• NFL 1980s All-Decade Team ” - Paul Hamell
 
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Don Shula
Don Shula was one of the best coaches in N.F.L. history, coaching the Miami Dolphins.
“ • 328–156–6 (Regular season)
• 19–17 (Post season)
• 347–173–6 (Overall)

Titles
• 2× Super Bowl champion (VII, VIII)
• 5× AFC Championship winner (1971, 1972, 1973, 1982, 1984)
• 1× NFL Championship winner (1968)
• 14× Division title winner

Records
• Most regular-season wins (328)
• Most Super Bowl appearance as head coach (6)

Awards
• 4× NFL Coach of the Year

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1997)
• NFL 1970s All-Decade Team ” - Paul Hamell
 
3.
“ 318-148-31 (regular season record)
6-4 (playoff record)
324-152-31 (overall record)

Titles
• 6 NFL Championships (1921, 33, 40, 41, 46, 63)

Records
• Record for Chicago Bears career wins (324)

Awards
• 2× AP NFL Coach of the Year (1963, 1965)
• 2× Sporting News Coach of the Year (1963, 1965)
• 2× UPI NFL Coach of the Year (1963, 1965)

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963)
• Chicago Bears #7 retired
• NFL 1920s All-Decade Team ” - Paul Hamell
 
4.
“ 96-34-6 (regular season record)
9-1 (playoff record)
105-35-6 (overall record)

Titles
• 2× Super Bowl champion (I, II)
• 6× NFL Championship victories (1956, 61, 62, 65, 66, 67)

Awards
• AP NFL Coach of the Year (1959)

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1971)
• Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame (1975)
• Washington Redskins Ring of Fame (1997) ” - Paul Hamell
 
5.
“ Titles
• 4× AAFC champion (1946–1949)
• 3× NFL Champion (1950, 1954–1955)

Awards
• 3× Sporting News Coach of the Year (1949, 1951, 1953)
• 3× UPI NFL Coach of the Year (1957, 1969, 1970)

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1967) ” - Paul Hamell
 
6.
“ 250-162-6 (regular season record)
20-16 (playoff record)
270-178-6 (overall record)

Titles
• 2× Super Bowl champion (VI, XII)
• 5× NFC Championship victories (1970, 71, 75, 77, 78)

Awards
• AP Coach of the Year (1966)
• Sporting News Coach of the Year (1966)
• 2× UPI Coach of the Year (1966, 1975)

Records
• Dallas Cowboys record for career wins (250)

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1990)
• Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor ” - Paul Hamell
 
7.
“ 209-156-1
(Including Postseason)

Titles
• 4x Super Bowl champion (XIV, XIII, X, IX)
• 4x AFC Championship (1974, 1975, 1978, 1979)

Awards
• 1972 UPI AFC Coach of the Year
• 1989 Maxwell Football Club NFL Coach of the Year

Honors
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (1993)
• NFL 1980s All-Decade Team ” - Paul Hamell
 
8.
“ 172–130–1

11–8 Postseason record

183–138–1 Career total record

Titles
Super Bowl championship (XXI, XXV)
2× NFC Champion (1986, 1990)
1× AFC Champion (1996)

Awards
1986 AP NFL Coach of Year
1994 AP NFL Coach of Year
1986 Sporting News NFL Coach of Year
1994 Pro Football Weekly NFL Coach of Year
1996 Pro Football Weekly NFL Coach of Year
1994 Maxwell Football Club NFL Coach of Year
1986 UPI NFL Coach of Year
1994 UPI NFL Coach of Year

Honors
NFL 1990s All-Decade Team ” - Paul Hamell
 
9.
“ 3 Super Bowl wins as head coach

Honors
Pro Football of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
10.
“ 3 Super Bowl wins as head coach
5 Super Bowl appearances as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
11.
“ Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
12.
“ 4 Super Bowl appearances as head coach

Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
13.
“ Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
14.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
16.
“ 116-47-5 (regular season record)
2-7 (playoff record)
118-54-5 (overall record)

1972 NFC Championship
1984 USFL Western Conference Championship
2× AP NFL Coach of the Year (1967, 1971)
2× Sporting News Coach of the Year (1967, 1971)
1971 Pro Football Weekly NFL Coach of the Year
2× UPI NFL Coach of the Year (1967, 1971)

Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame (2002)
80 Greatest Redskins
Redskins' Ring of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
17.
“ Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
18.
“ Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
19.
“ Honors
Pro Football Hall of Fame ” - Paul Hamell
 
20.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
2 Super Bowl appearances as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
22.
“ Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
23.
“ Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
24.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
2 Super Bowl appearances ” - Paul Hamell
 
25.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
2 Super Bowl appearances as a head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
26.
“ 2 Super Bowl wins as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
30.
“ 2 Super Bowl wins as head coach
2 Super Bowl appearances as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
31.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
32.
“ 80–64–0 (Regular season)
9–4 (Postseason)
89–68–0 (Overall)

Titles
2x Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XXVIII)
2x NFC Championship (1992, 93) ” - Paul Hamell
 
33.
“ Titles
Super Bowl win as head coach
Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
34.
“ Titles
Super Bowl win as head coach
Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
36.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
37.
“ Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
38.
“ Super Bowl win as head coach
2 Super Bowl appearances as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
41.
“ Super Bowl appearance as head coach ” - Paul Hamell
 
57.
Jim Harbaugh
As of February 2013, Jim Harbaugh is the head coach for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL), a position he has held since January 7, 2011. Previously, he was head football coach at Stanford University from 2007 to 2010. He came to Stanford after a three year stint as Head Coach at the University of San Diego...