Bill Parcells (born Duane Charles Parcells August 22, 1941, in Englewood, New Jersey) is the current Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He is also a former American football head coach, most recently with the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2007. He is known as "The Big Tuna", a nickname derived from a team joke during his tenure as linebackers coach of the New York Giants.
Raymond Emmett Berry (born February 27, 1933 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is a former American football wide receiver. He played for the Baltimore Colts during their two NFL championship wins. He later had a career in coaching, highlighted by his trip to Super Bowl XX as head coach of the New England Patriots. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Peter Clay Carroll is the American football head coach and executive Vice-President of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He is a former head coach of the New York Jets, New England Patriots, and the University of Southern California Trojans football team.
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.
John Phillip Bengtson (July 17, 1913 – December 18, 1994) was a college football player and longtime assistant coach on the collegiate and NFL levels, chiefly remembered as the successor to Vince Lombardi as head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1968. Bengtson was a native of Roseau, Minnesota, and played tackle under Bernie Bierman at the University of Minnesota during the 1930s.
Charles "Charlie" Weis (born March 30, 1956 in Trenton, New Jersey) is an American football coach. He currently serves as offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs. For five years, from December of 2004 through 2009, he was the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame. From 1997 to 2004, he was an NFL offensive coordinator for the New York Jets, and later for the New England Patriots.
Les Steckel (born July 1, 1946) was head coach of the Minnesota Vikings in 1984. He has also worked as an assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Romeo Crennel (born June 18, 1947 in Lynchburg, Virginia) is the former head coach of the Cleveland Browns and current defensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. Before becoming the head coach of the Browns, Crennel won three Super Bowls in four seasons as the defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots. Crennel has participated in six Super Bowls, winning five, during his coaching career.
Al Groh (born July 13, 1944) is the Defensive Coordinator of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team. He is also a former head coach of the University of Virginia football team, and the former head coach of the New York Jets of the NFL. He is a two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year, winning the award in 2002 and 2007.
Sam Rutigliano is a former National Football League head coach. Rutigliano, the son of immigrants, played high school football at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn. He played college football at Tennessee and Tulsa. He coached at the high school level in New York and at the college level at Connecticut, Maryland and Tennessee before landing a professional football assistant coaching job with the American Football League's Denver Broncos in 1967.
Dick MacPherson (born in 1930 in Old Town, Maine) was the head coach of the Syracuse Orangemen (now simply Orange) football team from 1981–1991. His overall record at Syracuse was 66–46–4 and included an undefeated season in 1987, when his team finished 11–0–1 and tied Auburn in the 1988 Sugar Bowl. He was replaced by assistant Paul Pasqualoni.
Chris Palmer (born September 23, 1949 in Brewster, New York) is the head coach of the Hartford Colonials in the United Football League, and also a former American football head coach of the Cleveland Browns and former assistant coach of the Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, and Houston Oilers of the National Football League. He was the quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants.
Rod Rust (born August 2, 1928 in Webster City, Iowa) is a former American football head coach and defensive coordinator. He is best known in the United States as the coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League during the 1990 season, which ended with a 1-15 record. For most of Rust's early coaching career, he was an assistant to one of two coaches: Marv Levy or Dick Vermeil.
Henry Charles "Hank" Bullough (born January 24, 1934 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is a former head coach of the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League. He is credited with being a significant figure in bringing the 3-4 defense to the NFL as defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots in the 1970s. He also played guard at the 1952 Rose Bowl-winning Michigan State University football team.
James Stephen "Jim" Ringo (November 21, 1931 – November 19, 2007) was a professional American football player, a Hall of Fame center and coach. He was a ten time Pro Bowler during his career. Ringo played high school football at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. He went on to play college football at Syracuse University.
Ernie Zampese (March 12, 1936) is a highly respected assistant American Football coach. Forever linked to Don Coryell with whom he worked at both San Diego State and the San Diego Chargers he served as Offensive coordinator for the high productive Air Coryell offense teams the San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Rams. His son, Ken Zampese, is the current Quarterbacks coach for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Josh McDaniels is the American football head coach of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He previously served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the New England Patriots. At the time of his hiring, 33 year-old McDaniels was the youngest head coach in the NFL, although less than a week later the Tampa Bay Buccaneers named the even-younger Raheem Morris as their head coach.
Dean Pees (born September 4, 1949 in Dunkirk, Ohio) is an American football coach who is currently the linebackers coach for the Baltimore Ravens. Pees is also a former head coach at Kent State University.
Chuck Fairbanks (born June 10, 1933) is a former football coach, a head coach at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. The offensive and defensive systems he introduced and helped develop have proven influential in the NFL.
Ron Erhardt (coach) (born February 27, 1932) is a former football coach at both the collegiate and professional levels, and from 1979-1981 served as head coach of the National Football League's New England Patriots.
Donald Earl Davis Jr. (born December 17, 1972 in Olathe, Kansas) is a former American football assistant strength and conditioning coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He is also a former linebacker who last played for the Patriots in 2006, prior to his retirement.