List of Seattle Seahawks head coaches

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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's only Super Bowl appearance was in Super Bowl XL.[1]

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.

Key[edit]

#Number of coaches[N 1]
GCGames coached
WWins
LLosses
TTies
Win%Winning percentage
00Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a coach
00Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player
00*Spent entire NFL head coaching career with the Seahawks

Coaches[edit]

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2013 NFL season. (Not including 2013-14 NFL playoffs).

#NameTerm[N 2]Regular SeasonPlayoffsAchievementsReference
GCWLTWin%GCWLWin%
1Jack Patera*19761982*9435590.3721978 The Sporting News Coach of the Year[2]
1978 Associated Press Coach of the Year[2]
[3]
2Mike McCormack19827430.571[4]
3Chuck Knox1983199114380630.559734.4291983–1984 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]
4Tom Flores199119944814340.292[6]
5Dennis Erickson199519986431330.484[7]
6Mike Holmgren1999200816086740.5381046.4001999 AFC West Division Champion
4x NFC West Division Champion (2004-2007)
2005 NFC Conference Champion
[8]
7Jim L. Mora2009165110.313[9]
8Pete Carroll20106438260.594422.500NFC West Division Champion (2010, 2013)
2013 NFC Conference Champion
[10]

Notes[edit]

  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[edit]

  1. ^ "Seattle Seahawks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Coach of the Year Awards". Hickok Sports. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Jack Patera". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  4. ^ "Mike McCormack". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  5. ^ "Chuck Knox". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  6. ^ "Tom Flores". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  7. ^ "Dennis Erickson". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  8. ^ "Mike Holmgren". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  9. ^ "Ji Mora". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-01-08. 
  10. ^ "Pete Carroll Record, Statistics, and Category Ranks". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 17, 2011. 

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