List of Miami Dolphins head coaches
The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football franchise based in Miami Gardens, Florida. They are members of the East Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Dolphins began play in 1966 as an expansion team in the American Football League (AFL), and joined the NFL as part of the AFL–NFL merger. The team has played their home games at Dolphin Stadium, originally known as Joe Robbie Stadium, since 1987. The Dolphins is currently owned by Stephen M. Ross, and Dennis Hickey is their general manager.
There have been ten
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- a Wannstedt was fired nine games into the 2004 season. Bates served as interim head coach for the remaining seven games.
- b Sparano was fired thirteen games into the 2011 season. Bowles served as interim head coach for the remaining three games.
- c Philbin was fired four games into the 2015 season. Campbell has been announced as the interim head coach for the remaining twelve games.
- A running total of the number of coaches of the Dolphins. Thus, any coach who has two or more separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
- Each year is linked to an article about that particular NFL season.
|#||Name||Term[N 2]||Regular season||Playoffs||
|2||Don Shula †||1970–1995||347||257||133||2||.659||31||17||14||
2 Super Bowl championships (1972, 1973)
5 AFC championships (1971, 1972, 1973, 1982, 1984)
1970, 1972 UPI NFL Coach of the Year
11 AFC East Division Champion (1971–1974, 1979, 1981–1985, 1992,1994)
|4||Dave Wannstedt||2000–2004||73||42||31||0||.575||3||1||2||1 AFC East Division Champion (2000)|||
|8||Tony Sparano||2008–2011||61||29||32||0||.475||1||0||1||1 AFC East Division Champion (2008)|||
Note: Statistics are correct through October 29, 2015.
|#||Number of coaches[N 1]|
|†||Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a coach|
|‡||Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player|
|*||Spent entire NFL head coaching career with the Dolphins|
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- Coaches 2
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