List of Seattle Seahawks head coaches

List of Seattle Seahawks head coaches

Mike Holmgren was the Seahawks' coach from 1999 to 2008.

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle, Washington. They are members of the Western Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The team, along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, joined the NFL in 1976 as expansion teams. The Seahawks are the only team to have played in both the American Football Conference (AFC) and NFC Championship Games. The team has made three Super Bowl appearances; they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL,[1] before winning Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos. Then losing the next Super Bowl to New England Patriots

There have been eight coaches for the Seahawks franchise. The team's current coach, Pete Carroll, joined the team in 2010. Mike Holmgren, the Seahawks' sixth coach, has the team records for the most games coached (160, with 10 playoff games), wins (86), and losses (74). Tom Flores, who coached the team from 1991 to 1994, is the team's least winningest coach with a winning percentage of .292. Mike McCormack is the only Seahawks coach to have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Contents

  • Key 1
  • Coaches 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Key

# Number of coaches[N 1]
GC Games coached
W Wins
L Losses
T Ties
Win% Winning percentage
00 Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a coach
00 Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player
00* Spent entire NFL head coaching career with the Seahawks

Coaches

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2014 NFL season.
# Name Term[N 2] Regular Season Playoffs Achievements Reference
GC W L T Win% GC W L Win%
1 Jack Patera* 19761982* 94 35 59 0 .372 1978 The Sporting News Coach of the Year[2]
1978 Associated Press Coach of the Year[2]
[3]
2 Mike McCormack 1982 7 4 3 0 .571 [4]
3 Chuck Knox 19831991 143 80 63 0 .559 7 3 4 .429 1983–1984 UPI Coach of the Year[2]
1984 The Sporting News Coach of the Year[2]
1984 Associated Press Coach of the Year[2]
1988 AFC West Division Champion
[5]
4 Tom Flores 19921994 48 14 34 0 .292 [6]
5 Dennis Erickson 19951998 64 31 33 0 .484 [7]
6 Mike Holmgren 19992008 160 86 74 0 .538 10 4 6 .400 1999 AFC West Division Champion
4x NFC West Division Champion (2004-2007)
2005 NFC Conference Champion
[8]
7 Jim L. Mora 2009 16 5 11 0 .313 [9]
8 Pete Carroll 2010 80 50 30 0 .625 10 7 3 .700 NFC West Division Champion (2010, 2013, 2014)
NFC Conference Champion (2013, 2014)
Super Bowl XLVIII Champion (2014)
[10]

Notes

  1. ^ A running total of the number of coaches of the Seahawks. Thus, any coach who has two or more separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
  2. ^ Each year is linked to an article about that NFL season.

References

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External links

  • Seattle Seahawks official website