List of Seattle Seahawks head coaches

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. The Seahawks then lost Super Bowl XLIX to the 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, was the team's least successful 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.

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

Key

# Number of coaches[N 1]
Yrs Years coached
First First season coached
Last Last season coached
GC Games Coached
W Wins
L Loses
T Ties
Win% Win – Loss percentage
00* Spent entire NFL head coaching career with the Seahawks

Coaches

Note: Statistics are correct the end of the 2018 NFL season.

# Name Term[N 2] Regular season Playoffs Accomplishments Ref.
Yrs First Last GC W L T Win% GC W L
1 Jack Patera* 7 1976 1982[N 3] 94 35 59 0 .372 1 The Sporting News Coach of the Year Award (1978)[2]
1 AP Coach of the Year Award (1978) [2]
[3]
2 Mike McCormack* 1 1982[N 3] 7 4 3 0 .571 [4]
3 Chuck Knox 9 1983 1991 143 80 63 0 .559 7 3 4 1 AFC West Championship (1988)
4 Playoff Berths
2 UPI Coach of the Year Awards (1983, 1984)[2]
1 The Sporting News Coach of the Year Award (1984)[2]
1 AP Coach of the Year Award (1984)[2]
[5]
4 Tom Flores 3 1992 1994 48 14 34 0 .292 [6]
5 Dennis Erickson 4 1995 1998 64 31 33 0 .484 [7]
6 Mike Holmgren 10 1999 2008 160 86 74 0 .538 10 4 6 1 NFC Championship (2005)
4 NFC West Championships (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
6 Playoff Berths
[8]
7 Jim L. Mora 1 2009 16 5 11 0 .313 [9]
8 Pete Carroll 9 2010 present 144 89 54 1 .622 15 9 6 1 Super Bowl Championship (XLVIII)
2 NFC Championships (2013, 2014)
4 NFC West Championships (2010, 2013, 2014, 2016)
7 Playoff Berths
[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 particular NFL season.
  3. ^ a b After lost their first two games, and three weeks into the strike in 1982 season, Patera was fired as head coach. General manager McCormack took the role.

References

  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. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. 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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