Donald Francis "Don" Shula (born January 4, 1930) is a former American football coach. He is best known as coach of the Miami Dolphins, the team he led to two Super Bowl victories, and to the National Football League's only perfect season. Shula was named 1993 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated. He currently holds the NFL record for most career wins with 347. Shula only had two losing seasons (below .500) in his 32-year career.
William Stephen "Bill" Belichick (born April 16, 1952) is an American football head coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After spending his first 15 seasons in the league as an assistant coach, Belichick got his first head coaching job with the Cleveland Browns in 1991. Of his five seasons coaching Cleveland, only one featured a winning record, and Belichick did not serve as head coach again until 2000 with the Patriots.
June Sheldon Jones, III (born February 19, 1953 in Portland, Oregon) is an American football coach, formerly with the Atlanta Falcons and the University of Hawaiʻi. He became head coach at Southern Methodist University on January 7, 2008.
Mike Martz is a former NFL head coach and currently the offensive coordinator for the National Football League's Chicago Bears. Martz is best known as the offensive coordinator behind the St. Louis Rams high-powered 1999 team that won the Super Bowl. As a head coach in the NFL Martz was 56-36 in 5⅓ seasons as the St. Louis Rams head coach. He won two division titles, had four playoff berths including a NFC championship and a trip to Super Bowl XXXVI.
Martin Edward "Marty" Schottenheimer (born September 23, 1943) is a former American football coach. Over his career, he has served as head coach of the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins, and San Diego Chargers. He holds the peculiar distinction of being the NFL coach with the most wins since 1966 to never coach a team in a Super Bowl (which was first held in that year).
Gary O. Moeller (born January 26, 1941 in Lima, Ohio) is an American football coach best known for being head coach at the University of Michigan from 1990 to 1994. During his five seasons at Michigan, he won 44 games, lost 13 and tied 3 for a winning percentage of .758. In Big Ten Conference play, his teams won 30 games, lost 8 and tied 2 for a winning percentage of .775, and won or shared conference titles in 1990, 1991 and 1992.
Joseph Paul Schmidt (born January 19, 1932) is a former American football player and coach at both the collegiate and professional levels. His 13-year career with the National Football League's Detroit Lions gained him a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973.
Shawn Jefferson (born February 22, 1969 in Jacksonville, Florida), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the 9th round of the 1991 NFL Draft. A 5'11", 180 lb wide receiver from the University of Central Florida, Jefferson played 13 NFL seasons from 1991-2003. In his career, Jefferson appeared in 195 games (along with 12 postseason games), and 2 Super Bowl appearances.
James Arthur "Jim" Zorn is the quarterbacks coach of the Baltimore Ravens National Football League franchise, and a former quarterback in the NFL for the Seattle Seahawks. Zorn was a left-handed quarterback, and is best known as the youthful and charismatic leader of the (then-expansion) Seattle Seahawks of the NFL, for their first seven-and-a-half seasons. He was the quarterbacks coach for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2007 season.
Robert Joseph Ross (born December 23, 1936, Richmond, Virginia) is a retired college and NFL football coach. His career as a college head coach included stints at The Citadel, the University of Maryland, Georgia Tech, and Army. He also coached the National Football League's San Diego Chargers and Detroit Lions. Highlights of his coaching career include winning the National Championship at Georgia Tech in 1990, and guiding the San Diego Chargers to an appearance in Super Bowl XXIX.
Daniel Ernest Henning, Jr. (born June 21, 1942 in The Bronx, New York) is currently the offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He was also an American football player. A quarterback, he played collegiately at William and Mary, and professionally (in 1966) for the American Football League's San Diego Chargers. He is the former Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons (1983–1986) and the San Diego Chargers (1989–1991) of the NFL.
Jerry Glanville (born October 14, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan) is a career American football coach. While at Northern Michigan University, Glanville played middle linebacker. In 1964, he graduated from Northern Michigan. Glanville has also worked as an analyst on HBO's Inside the NFL, CBS's The NFL Today/NFL on CBS and Fox's coverage of the NFL. Glanville also raced on the Auto Racing Club of America circuit.
Marty Mornhinweg (born March 29, 1962 in Edmond, Oklahoma) is currently the offensive coordinator with the Philadelphia Eagles, having joined the Eagles in 2003 as the assistant head coach. He was named offensive coordinator on January 6, 2006, after the Eagles previous offensive coordinator Brad Childress was hired as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings.
Wayne Fontes (born February 2, 1940) is a former American football coach and college and professional football player who was the head coach of the NFL's Detroit Lions from 1988 to 1996. His 67 wins and 71 losses are each the most for a head coach in team history. His name has been listed as a potential candidate for the Mississippi State Defensive Coordinator position if Carl Torbush leaves the position.
Richard Manuel "Dick" Jauron (born October 7, 1950 in Swampscott, Massachusetts) is the senior assistant and defensive backs coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was the head coach for the Buffalo Bills from 2006 until November 2009. Jauron has previously held head coaching positions with the Chicago Bears and, on an interim basis, with the Detroit Lions.
Vincent Michael (Vince) Tobin is a longtime American football coach and former head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. He is currently a special assistant to the Green Bay Packers. Tobin was a defensive back at the University of Missouri, and entered the coaching ranks as a graduate assistant with the team in 1965. He was Missouri's defensive coordinator from 1971 to 1976.
Joseph John 'Buges' Bugel was the Offensive line coach for the Washington Redskins from 1981-1989 and from 2004-2009. He served as offensive line coach or assistant for the Detroit Lions 1975–76, the Houston Oilers 1977–80, Washington Redskins 1981–89, Oakland Raiders 1995–96, San Diego Chargers 1998–2001, and the Redskins again since 2004. Bugel is widely acknowledged as one of the great offensive line coaches in NFL history.
Charles Robert "Chuck" Knox (born April 27, 1932 in Sewickley, Pennsylvania) is a former football coach at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. He is best remembered as head coach of three National Football League teams, the Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, and the Los Angeles Rams, serving two separate stints with the latter team over more than two decades.
Ray "Scooter" McLean (December 6, 1915 - March 4, 1964) was a football player and coach at both the collegiate and professional levels, but may be best remembered for preceding Vince Lombardi as head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1958. McLean was a native of Lowell, Massachusetts and Concord, New Hampshire who played both football and basketball at St. Anselm College in New Hampshire.
Raymond "Buddy" Parker (December 16, 1913 – March 22, 1982) is a former football player and coach in the National Football League who served as head coach for three teams: the Chicago Cardinals, the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Parker grew up in Kemp, Texas, just outside of Dallas, and played collegiately for Centenary College in Louisiana for three years beginning in 1932.
Larry Beightol (born November 21, 1942 in Morrisdale, Pennsylvania) is an American football coach. Beightol's distinguished coaching career began in 1968 at the College of William and Mary, where he served as offensive line coach until 1971. From there, Beightol moved on to coach at North Carolina State, Auburn, the University of Arkansas, the University of Missouri, and Louisiana Tech (where he spent the 1979 season as head coach).
Frank Gansz (November 22, 1938 – April 27, 2009) was an American football coach whose career spanned nearly 40 years. He died in Dallas on April 27, 2009, from complications following knee replacement surgery. At the college level, Gansz served as an assistant at Colgate, Oklahoma State, SMU, Army, UCLA, Air Force and Navy, his alma mater (1960). In January 1986, Gansz was named assistant head coach and special teams coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Darryl Rogers (born May 28, 1935) was an American football coach. He was hired by the Detroit Lions in 1985 as head coach. He went 7-9 in '85, 5-11 in '86, 4-11 in '87, and 2-9 in 1988, for a career record with the Lions of 18-40. One of his more famous quotes during his unsuccessful tenure with the Lions was when he once wondered aloud to reporters after a loss, 'What does a coach have to do around here to get fired?'. He was succeeded by Wayne Fontes.