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Coach - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthJun 18, 1938

Paul BrownFeb 8, 1945

Vince LombardiFeb 2, 1959

Sammy BaughDec 18, 1959

Leo DurocherAug 24, 1962

Al DavisJan 18, 1963

Red AuerbachJan 12, 1966

Bill RussellApr 18, 1966

Chuck NollJan 27, 1969

John MaddenFeb 4, 1969

Ernie BanksDec 1, 1971

Bill ParcellsDec 15, 1982

Scotty BowmanDec 19, 1984

Mike DitkaDec 2, 1985

Bill WalshJan 22, 1989

Tom LandryFeb 26, 1989

Phil EspositoMay 24, 1989

Jimmy JohnsonNov 23, 1989

Don ShulaSep 22, 1991

Bill CowherJan 21, 1992

Lenny WilkensJan 6, 1995

Phil JacksonDec 23, 1997

Nelson MandelaJul 12, 1998

Marty SchottenheimerJan 11, 1999

Mike BabcockMay 22, 2002

Joe GibbsJan 8, 2008

Mike ShanahanDec 30, 2008

Patrick RoyMay 23, 2013

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Coach - Historical Events
Date Event
1907-12-23

1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa

1915-08-07

St Louis 3rd base coach Miller Huggins, calls for ball Bkln rookie obliges, Huggins steps aside, & Card runner scores

1921-10-16

Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history

1926-10-25

Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers

1932-12-21

Giants sign former outfielder Billy Southworth as a coach

1933-10-01

Wash Senator coach Nick Altrock plays in a game at age 57

1938-06-18

Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season

1945-02-08

Paul Brown agrees to coach the new American football expansion team in Cleveland, which would later be named the Cleveland Browns after their coach

1958-11-28

George "Punch" Imlach becomes coach of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs

1959-02-02

Vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach Green Bay Packers

1959-12-18

Sammy Baugh named 1st coach of NY Titans (AFL)

1960-09-16

Amos Alonzo Stagg retires as a football coach at 98

1962-03-23

Wake Forest coach "Bones" McKinney becomes 2nd person to play & coach

1962-08-24

Dodger coach Leo Durocher suffers a near-fatal allergic reaction to a penicillin injection while in the clubhouse at the Polo Grounds

1963-01-07

The rift between Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell and head coach Paul Brown reaches a boiling point, and Brown is fired

1963-01-18

Al Davis becomes the head coach and general manager of the Oakland Raiders

1966-01-12

Red Auerbach wins his 1,000th game as coach of NBA Boston Celtics

1966-04-18

Bill Russell became 1st black coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)

1966-04-26

Red Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach

1968-02-01

Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of Green Bay Packers

1969-01-27

Chuck Noll is named head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers (the youngest coach in NFL history at the time)

1969-02-04

John Madden is named head coach of NFL's Oakland Raiders

1969-02-05

Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vp, gm & head coach of Redskins

1970-11-14

Paul Brown, as head coach of the expansion Cincinnati Bengals, defeats his former team the Cleveland Browns, a moment he calls his "greatest victory"

1971-12-01

Cubs release Ernie Banks & sign him as a coach

1978-11-05

Oakland Raider's John Madden becomes 13th coach to win 100 NFL games

1978-12-30

Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach

1981-01-22

O A "Bum" Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints

1981-11-28

Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg & become college football's winningest coach

1982-12-12

"Snowplow Game", after a snowstorm holds both New England and Miami scoreless, Mark Henderson, a convict on work release, on order of Patriots coach Ron Meyer, clears the path for John Smith's attempt, which wins the game for the Patriots, 3-0 (the practice of using snow plows during games is later banned)

1982-12-15

Bill Parcells becomes 12th head coach of NY Giants

1982-12-29

Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant ends his career with Alabama (323 wins)

1983-11-30

Denver Nugget coach Doug Moe, hoplessly behind, advise team to let Blazers break their scoring record

1984-12-19

Scotty Bowman wins his 691st regular season game, the most wins by any coach in NHL history

1985-02-23

Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game

1985-03-10

Dallas Maverick coach Dick Motta is 4th NBA coach to win 700 games

1985-12-02

Chicago Bears' head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan come to blows on the sideline in a loss to the Miami Dolphins, Chicago's only loss of the season

1986-09-12

Twins fire manager Ray Miller & replace him with coach Tom Kelly

1988-05-06

Doughnutgate incident: NJ Devils' coach Jim Schoenfeld tells referee Don Koharski to 'eat another doughnut you fat pig!,' he is suspended

1988-12-07

NY Islanders fire Simpson, Arbour new coach

1988-12-17

Bryan Murray becomes 17th NHL coach to win 300 games (Wash Caps)

1989-01-17

Al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach

1989-01-22

After winning his third Super Bowl as head coach of the San Fransisco 49ers, Bill Walsh retires

1989-02-26

Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career

1989-03-01

Ben Johnson's coach testifies Johnson began using steroids in 1981

1989-05-24

NHL's NY Rangers fire GM & coach Phil Esposito

1989-06-09

Barry Switzer resigns as head coach of Oklahoma's football

1989-11-23

"Bounty Bowl", the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Dallas Cowboys 27-0 on Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game that featured several scuffles and injuries, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players

1990-01-11

Bobby Knight becomes basketball's Big 10 winningest coach (229)

1990-11-12

"The Body Bag Game", in the days leading to the clash, Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan threatened a beating so severe that "they'll have to be carted off in body bags". Ryan's words were prophetic, as the Eagles defense scored three touchdowns in a 28—14 win and knocked eight Redskins out of the game, including two quarterbacks

1991-02-06

Mousey Davis becomes 1st coach of NY-NJ Knights

1991-03-10

Eddie Sutton is 1st NCAA coach to lead 4 schools into playoffs

1991-03-16

NJ Net coach Bill Fitch is 4th coach to win 800 NBA games

1991-09-22

Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory

1991-12-26

Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years

1991-12-27

Bengals hire Dave Shula as youngest NFL coach (32)

1991-12-27

Chuck Knox retires as Seattle Seahawk coach

1992-01-21

Bill Cowher becomes the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming only the second head coach of the team since 1970 (Chuck Noll)

1992-04-13

Lou Conaseca retires as coach of St John's basketball team

1992-06-02

Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

1993-06-28

Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach

1993-11-14

Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history

1994-03-29

Coach Jimmy Johnson quits Dallas Cowboys

1995-01-06

Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)

1995-10-21

Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians

1996-01-05

Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement

1996-01-10

Jimmy Johnson announced as new coach of Miami Dolphins

1996-03-01

Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory

1997-02-02

Scotty Bowman becomes first coach in NHL history to win 1,000 games

1997-02-11

Bill Parcells becomes head coach of NY Jets

1997-05-06

Rick Pitino becomes coach of Boston Celtics

1997-08-06

NHL Nashville Tenn names Barry Trotz as its 1st coach

1997-10-09

NC's Dean Smith winningest college basetball coach retires

1997-12-01

GS Warrior guard Latrell Sprewell, attacks his coach P J Carlesimo

1997-12-03

Golden State Warrior guard Latrell Sprewell, four-year, $32 million, contract terminated for attacking his coach P J Carlesimo

1997-12-04

NBA suspends Latrell Sprewell for 1 year for attacking his coach

1997-12-23

Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson is quickest to reach 500 wins (682 games)

1997-12-31

Marv Levy, retires as coach of Buffalo Bills

1998-01-06

Barry Switzer resigns as Dallas Cowboy coach

1998-02-12

Dallas Cowboys sign Chan Gailey as their 4th head coach

1998-02-18

NY Rangers fire head coach Colin Campbell

1998-07-12

Pres. Nelson Mandela accompanies Queen Elizabeth II on a coach drive through the streets of London

1999-01-11

Marty Schottenheimer resigns as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs

2002-01-13

In a controversial move, Marty Schottenheimer is fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after just one season

2002-01-29

The San Diego Chargers hire Marty Schottenheimer as their 13th head coach

2002-05-22

Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks

2002-06-13

Scotty Bowman wins his 9th Stanley Cup as a coach, an NHL record, and retires

2005-07-15

After declining an offer to remain with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Detroit Red Wings

2007-01-03

National Express has its worst ever coach crash just outside Heathrow Airport.

2007-01-05

Bill Cowher resigns as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers

2007-01-07

Phil Jackson wins his 900th game as a head coach, becoming the fastest coach to reach 900 career wins

2007-02-12

Marty Schottenheimer is abruptly fired as head coach of the San Diego Chargers due to lack of playoff success and a strained relationship with ownership

2008-01-08

Joe Gibbs retires, for the second time, as head coach of the Washington Redskins

2008-12-25

Phil Jackson becomes the sixth coach in NBA history to win 1,000 games

2008-12-30

NFL head coach Mike Shanahan is fired by the Denver Broncos

2009-06-24

Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)

2010-01-05

Mike Shanahan is formally introduced as head coach of the Washington Redskins

2012-11-29

Luiz Felipe Scolari takes over as Brazilian Football coach

2013-05-23

Patrick Roy is named head coach of the Colorado Avalanche, his former team where he won two Stanley Cups

2013-07-22

Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the second team, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)

2013-08-11

2 people are killed and 30 are injured after a coach crash in southern France

2013-12-30

NFL head coach Mike Shanahan is fired by the Washington Redskins

2014-04-08

Mike Babcock wins his 414th career game as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, becoming the winningest coach in Red Wings history (passing Jack Adams)

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Coach - Notable Birthdays

John HeismanOct 23, 1869

Curly LambeauApr 9, 1898

Vince LombardiJun 11, 1913

Red AuerbachSep 20, 1917

Tom LandrySep 11, 1924

Don ShulaJan 4, 1930

Bill WalshNov 30, 1931

Chuck NollJan 5, 1932

Scotty BowmanSep 18, 1933

John MaddenApr 10, 1936

Herb BrooksAug 5, 1937

Lenny WilkensOct 28, 1937

Mike DitkaOct 18, 1939

Joe GibbsNov 25, 1940

Bill ParcellsAug 22, 1941

Willis ReedJun 25, 1942

Jimmy JohnsonJul 16, 1943

Marty SchottenheimerSep 23, 1943

Tony RocheJun 17, 1945

Phil JacksonSep 17, 1945

Bill BelichickApr 16, 1952

Mike ShanahanAug 24, 1952

Bill CowherMay 8, 1957

Mike BabcockApr 29, 1963

Coach - Birthdays
Date Event
1851-10-16

James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake)

1860-06-20

Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937)

1864-12-25

Thomas Cahill, American soccer coach (d. 1951)

1869-10-23

John Heisman, Cleveland Ohio, American pioneering football coach/trophy namesake

1878-10-24

Frank Coffyn, The Deadwood Coach

1882-11-20

Andy Coakley, baseball player and long-time coach at Columbia University (d. 1963)

1883-10-03

Dante, The Golden Coach

1888-03-04

Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)

1891-11-05

Earle "Greasy" Neale, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles)

1892-07-19

Dick Irvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1957)

1892-12-17

Sam Barry, American basketball coach (d. 1950)

1893-12-06

Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)

1894-01-16

Guy Chamberlin, early NFL end/coach (Canton, Frankford, Cards)

1894-07-04

Henry Carlson, basketball coach (originated figure 8 play)

1895-02-02

George S Halas, [Papa Bear], end/coach (Bears), co-founder NFL

1895-06-14

Jack Adams, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and general manager (d. 1968)

1896-01-11

Paddy Driscoll, NFL QB/coach (Chic Cardinals, Bears)

1896-10-20

Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)

1897-02-15

Earl H Blaik, Det, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1965)

1897-03-28

Sepp Herberger, German football coach (d. 1977)

1898-03-06

Jimmy Conzelman, NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago)

1898-04-09

[Earl] Curly Lambeau, Green Bay Wisconsin, NFL coach (GB Packers)

1898-04-21

Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)

1899-03-28

Buck Shaw, American football coach (d. 1977)

1901-07-30

Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1955)

1901-09-02

Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)

1901-11-17

Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (Somewhere in the Night)

1902-11-17

Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All)

1903-03-27

Walt Kiesling, NFL guard/coach (HOF)

1904-08-06

Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)

1904-09-01

Ray Flaherty, AFL/NFL/AAFC coach (NY Giants)

1906-08-12

Harry Hopman, Australian-born tennis player and coach (d. 1985)

1907-05-06

Weeb Ewbank, NFL coach (Baltimore Colts, NY Jets)

1908-02-29

Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)

1908-08-27

Frank Leahy, O'Neill Nebraska, football coach (Notre Dame)

1909-05-26

Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United)

1909-9-09

Arthur Lessac, Coach Buries a Grudge

1910-10-14

John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)

1911-01-23

Renzo Avanzo, The Golden Coach

1911-10-26

Sid Gillman, Minneapolis, Minnesota, NFL hall of fame coach/player (LA, San Diego, Houston)

1912-08-21

Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1995)

1913-02-14

Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)

1913-06-11

Vince Lombardi, Brooklyn New York, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers)

1913-09-11

Paul "Bear" Bryant, US football coach (Alabama Crimson Tide)

1913-12-18

Ray Meyer, American basketball coach (d. 2006)

1914-08-20

Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936)

1915-06-20

Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (d. 2002)

1915-08-08

Jumbo Elliott, American track coach (d. 1981)

1915-09-15

Helmut Schoen, football coach

1916-04-23

Bud Wilkinson, college football coach (Oklahoma)

1916-11-08

Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)

1917-01-12

Jimmy Skinner, Canadian hockey coach (d. 2007)

1917-06-16

George Higgins, The Golden Coach

1917-07-06

Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach (d. 2004)

1917-09-20

[Arnold] Red Auerbach, Brooklyn New York, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic)

1918-03-15

Punch Imlach, Canadian hockey coach and general manager (d. 1987)

1918-06-04

LeRoy Walker, Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach Buehler Story

1918-10-01

Giulio Macchi, The Golden Coach

1918-12-10

Anatoli Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (d. 1995)

1919-02-13

Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)

1919-08-17

Nada Fiorelli, The Golden Coach

1919-11-21

Francesco Alliata, The Golden Coach

1920-03-23

Tetsuharu Kawakami, Japanese baseball player and coach

1920-04-09

F Don Miller, Racine Wisc, Boxing coach (Olympic-1956)

1920-08-10

William "Red" Holzman, NBA coach (NY Knickerbockers, 754 wins)

1921-06-04

Bobby Wanzer, American professional basketball player and coach

1922-04-29

George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)

1922-10-28

Butch van Breda Kolff, American basketball coach (d. 2007)

1922-11-21

Abe Lemons, American basketball coach

1923-02-27

Paul Campbell, The Golden Coach

1923-05-21

Ara Parseghian, Akron, Ohio, American football player and coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame)

1923-07-05

John McKay, WV, football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ)

1923-07-31

Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach and father of Chris Evert

1923-09-29

O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)

1924-01-19

Nicholas Colasanto, Providence RI, actor (Coach Ernie-Cheers)

1924-07-10

Johnny Bach, American basketball coach

1924-09-11

Tom Landry, Mission Texas, NFL player (NY Giants)/coach (Dallas Cowboys)

1924-12-21

Joe Paterno, football coach (Penn State, SI Sportsman of 1986)

1925-02-21

Jack Ramsay, NBA coach

1925-04-20

Ernie Stautner, NFL tackle (Steelers)/WLAF head coach (Galaxy)

1925-05-12

Lawrence "Yogi" Berra, St. Louis Missouri, catcher/coach/manager (NY Yankees, Mets)

1926-03-15

Norm Van Brocklin, NFL QB/coach (LA Rams), hall of famer

1926-03-15

Norm Van Brocklin, The Boy and the Coach

1926-04-10

Frank Leslie, Calamity Coach

1926-08-20

Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach

1926-09-13

Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)

1926-12-21

Joe Paterno, American football coach

1926-9-22

Stan West, The Boy and the Coach

1927-05-20

[Harold] Bud Grant, Wisc, CFL/NFL player/coach (Winnipeg, Minnesota)

1928-02-09

Rinus Michels, Dutch football coach (d. 2005)

1928-06-25

Paul 'Tank' Younger, The Boy and the Coach

1928-10-28

Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team

1928-11-30

Joe B. Hall, American basketball coach

1929-02-03

Ken Shipp, American football coach

1929-02-27

Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (d. 2008)

1929-02-28

Hayden Fry, American football coach

1929-04-01

Bo Schembechler, American football coach (d. 2006)

1929-11-08

Bobby Bowden, American football coach

1930-01-04

Don Shula, Grand River Ohio, NFL coach (Miami Dolphins)

1930-08-08

Jerry Tarkanian, basketball coach (California State, UNLV, 625-122)

1930-12-20

Johnny Hackett, Coach Trip to Blackpool

1931-01-17

Don Zimmer, American baseball coach

1931-03-04

Bob Johnson, American ice hockey coach (d. 1991)

1931-04-19

Alex Webster, Kearney, New Jersey, football coach (NY Giants), (d. 2012)

1931-07-27

Jerry Van Dyke, Danville Ill, actor (My Mother the Car, Coach)

1931-07-31

Nick Bollettieri, American tennis coach

1931-09-03

Dick Motta, NBA coach (856 wins, Its not over 'til the fat lady sings)

1931-09-07

Al McGuire, US, basketball coach (Marquette)

1931-11-30

Bill Walsh, Los Angeles California, NFL coach (San Fransisco 49ers)

1932-01-05

Chuck Noll, Cleveland Ohio, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers)

1932-03-26

Dick Nolan, football coach

1932-04-27

Chuck Knox, NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks)

1932-07-16

Tripo Simonuti, The Coach

1932-09-14

Harry Sinden, NHL player/coach (Team Canada)

1932-11-01

Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1932-12-22

Joe Clark, LA Ca, WLAF off coordinator coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

1933-02-18

Bobby Robson, British soccer coach (PSV)

1933-06-14

Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach

1933-09-18

Scotty Bowman, Montreal Quebec, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings)

1933-09-25

Hubie Brown, American basketball coach and broadcaster

1934-01-09

Bart Starr, NFL quarterback/coach (Green Bay)

1934-02-17

Buddy Ryan, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Cardinals)

1934-05-30

Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach, (d. 2012)

1934-06-05

Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Coach)

1934-09-22

Lute Olson, American basketball coach

1935-08-16

Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach

1935-12-26

Barbara J Jacket, US athletic coach (Olympics 1972)

1936-04-10

John Madden, Austin Minnesota, NFL coach (Oakland Raiders)/sports commentator (CBS, FOX)

1936-12-23

Bobby Ross, NFL coach (San Diego Chargers)

1937-01-06

Lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets)

1937-02-23

Tom Osborne, college football coach

1937-03-21

Tom Flores, Fresno California, NFL quarterback/coach (Raiders)

1937-05-30

Harry Statham, American basketball coach

1937-08-05

Herb Brooks, Saint Paul Minnesota, American ice hockey coach (Olympic Gold Medal 1980)

1937-08-26

Tom Heinsohn, NBA star/coach (Boston Celtic)

1937-10-05

Barry Switzer, football coach (Oklahoma)

1937-10-28

Lenny Wilkins, NBA player/coach (Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta)

1937-10-28

Lenny Wilkens, Brooklyn New York, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics)

1938-02-20

Jack Bicknell, WLAF head coach (Barcelona Dragons)

1938-10-01

Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1939-01-13

Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach

1939-03-16

Carlos Bilardo, Argetinian football coach

1939-06-22

Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL

1939-07-18

Jerry Moore, American football coach

1939-10-18

Mike Ditka, Carnegie Pennsylvania, NFL coach/tight-end (Bears, Cowboys, NFL rookie year 1961)

1940-01-22

George Seifert, American football coach

1940-02-02

Wayne Fontes, American football coach

1940-03-28

Kevin Loughery, NBA star/coach (Balt, Phila)

1940-03-31

Jim Criner, WLAF head coach (Scottish Claymores)

1940-05-04

Dick Curl, Chester Pa, offensive coordinator coach (Barcelona Dragons)

1940-08-14

Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire)

1940-09-14

Larry Brown, NBA player/NBA coach (NY Knicks)

1940-09-29

John Dawes, rugby coach

1940-10-25

Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)

1940-11-25

Joe Gibbs, Mocksville North Carolina, American football coach (Washington Redskins)

1941-08-20

Rich Brooks, American football coach

1941-08-22

Bill Parcells, Englewood New Jersey, NFL coach (NY Giants, NY Jets, NE Patriots)

1941-11-01

Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach

1941-11-13

Mel Stottlemyre, Wash, pitcher (NY Yankee)/pitching coach (NY Met)

1941-12-04

Raul Blanco, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1942-01-19

Shelly Fabares, Santa Monica California, actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach)

1942-03-07

Al[bert] Tanara, WLAF defensive coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

1942-06-25

Willis Reed, Hico Louisiana, NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks)

1942-9-25

Tanasije Uzunovic, The Coach

1943-03-07

Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

1943-06-06

Ken Hatfield, former N.C.A.A. Football Head Coach

1943-07-04

Milan Máčala, Czech football coach

1943-07-16

Jimmy Johnson, Port Arthur Texas, NFL coach (Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins)

1943-08-01

Andy Roxburgh, Glasgow, Scotland, football player, coach and manager

1943-09-02

Glenn Sather, NHL coach (Edmonton Oiler)

1943-09-23

Marty Schottenheimer, McDonald Pennsylvania, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)

1944-01-19

Dan Reeves, NFL Coach (NY Giants, Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons)

1944-02-20

Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)

1944-04-04

Craig T. Nelson, Spokane, Wash, actor (Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach)

1944-04-21

Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach

1944-10-24

Viktor Prokopenko, Ukranian footballer and coach (d. 2007)

1944-11-17

Jim Boeheim, Hall of Fame Coach

1944-11-20

Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwe, field hockey coach/player (Olympic-1980)

1944-12-02

Cathy Lee Crosby, LA, actress (Coach, That's Incredible)

1945-01-05

Sam Wyche, NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals)

1945-02-26

Giannis Ioannidis, Greek basketball coach and politician

1945-03-20

Pat Riley, Schenectady NY, NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat)

1945-05-03

Davey Lopes, Hey Coach

1945-06-04

Daniel Topolski, writer/photographer/rowing coach

1945-06-17

Tony Roche, Wagga Wagga Australia, tennis player and coach

1945-07-12

Dimitar Penev, Bulgaria soccer player/union coach (Lokomotiv/CSKA)

1945-09-17

Phil Jackson, Deer Lodge Montana, American basketball player and coach (Knicks/Bulls/Lakers)

1946-03-22

Don Chaney, NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)

1946-04-01

Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach

1946-05-03

Norm Chow, American football coach

1946-05-20

Craig Patrick, NHL coach

1946-05-26

Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.

1946-06-18

Fabio Capello, Italian football coach

1946-08-06

Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics-1996)

1946-10-05

Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach

1946-10-14

James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach

1946-10-28

Wim Jansen, Dutch footballer and coach

1946-11-13

Al Luginbill, Pomona California, WLAF head coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

1947-01-13

Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach

1947-02-13

Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach

1947-02-25

Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1947-04-25

Johan Cruyff, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona)

1947-04-30

Tom Køhlert, Brondby IF coach

1947-08-19

Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)

1947-09-06

Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach

1947-12-24

Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC

1948-04-11

Marcello Lippi, Italian football coach

1948-08-05

Tony DiCicco, Wethersfield Ct, US women's soccer coach (Olympics-96)

1948-08-31

Holger Osieck, German footballer and coach

1948-10-16

Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach

1948-10-25

Dan Issel, NBA coach/player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets)

1948-11-24

Steve Yeager, Hey Coach

1948-12-22

Steve Garvey, Hey Coach

1949-01-28

Gregg Popovich, NBA Basketball Coach

1949-02-07

Paulo César Carpegiani, Brazilian footballer and coach

1949-05-30

P.J. Carlesimo, American basketball coach

1949-08-13

Bobby Clarke, Manitoba, NHL player/coach (Phila Flyer)

1949-11-18

Ted Sator, Utica NY, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres)

1949-9-19

Sidney Wicks, Coach

1950-06-28

Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

1950-08-24

Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)

1950-08-29

Mark McHale, WLAF offensive line coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

1950-09-01

Phillip Fulmer, American football coach

1951-06-12

Dean Unruh, Riverton Wyoming, WLAF offensive line coach (Rhein Fire)

1951-09-08

Timothy Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player/coach (Pete Sampras)

1951-09-21

Bruce Arena, Brooklyn New York, American soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)

1951-10-31

Nick Saban, American college football coach

1951-11-17

Butch Davis, American football coach

1951-12-18

Bobby Jones, Coach

1952-02-06

Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)

1952-02-06

Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach

1952-03-30

Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach

1952-04-16

Bill Belichick, Nashville Tennessee, American football coach (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)

1952-04-20

Božidar Maljković, Serbian basketball coach

1952-06-14

Pat Summitt, American basketball coach

1952-06-17

Mike Milbury, American ice hockey player, coach and executive

1952-08-01

C L Whittington, WLAF defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)

1952-08-24

Mike Shanahan, Oak Park Illinois, American football coach (Denver Broncos)

1952-09-18

Rick Pitino, American basketball coach

1952-10-01

Jacques Martin, Canadian ice hockey coach and executive

1952-11-10

Gerry DiNardo, American football coach

1953-02-05

John Beilein, American basketball coach

1953-02-19

Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)

1953-04-05

John Buchanan, cricketer (Qld batsman 78-79, Shield coach 1995)

1953-07-17

Thomas Carter, Coach Carter

1954-01-29

Doug Risebrough, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive

1954-02-28

Brian Billick, American football coach

1954-03-16

Dav Whatmore, cricketer (Colombo Aust bat 1979, Sri Lanka coach 1995-)

1954-03-23

Geno Auriemma, American basketball coach

1954-04-28

Ron Zook, American Football Coach

1954-09-18

Tommy Tuberville, American football coach

1954-09-25

Sylvester Croom, American college football coach

1954-12-29

Glenn Myernick, Trenton NJ, US soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)

1955-02-08

John Fox, The Second War/Fat City/The Coach

1955-10-06

Tony Dungy, American football coach

1955-10-06

Michael Tollin, Coach Carter

1955-12-11

Stu Jackson, Reading Pa, NBA coach (NY Knicks (1989-90)

1956-01-27

Fred Quillan, Portland Oregon, WLAF offensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)

1956-02-01

Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

1956-03-09

Mark Dantonio, Michigan State University American football coach

1956-05-04

Hank Palmieri, Coach

1956-05-28

Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach

1956-06-27

Brad Childress, American football coach

1956-07-18

Razor Shines, American baseball player, manager and coach

1956-07-31

Bill Callahan, American football coach

1956-08-08

Wes Chandler, Florida, WLAF wide receiver coach (Rhein Fire)

1956-08-26

Mark Mangino, American football coach

1956-09-02

Mario Tremblay, Canadian hockey player and coach

1956-10-16

Johnny Chavis, American football coach

1956-10-19

Bruce Weber, American Basketball Coach

1957-02-20

Glen Hanlon, Canadian ice hockey coach

1957-03-26

Walter Rohlfing, Dusseldorf, WLAF defensive line coach (Rhein Fire)

1957-05-08

Bill Cowher, Crafton Pennsylvania, American football coach

1957-05-28

Ben Howland, American college basketball coach

1957-09-01

Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach

1958-01-12

Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach

1958-03-03

Bob Bradley, Montclair NJ, soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)

1958-05-08

Lovie Smith, American football coach

1958-05-29

Sam Clancy, WLAF defensive assistant coach (Barcelona Dragons)

1958-07-09

Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

1958-09-23

Marvin Lewis, American football coach

1959-02-11

Corinne Shigemoto, US judo coach (Olympics-96)

1959-03-06

B-Fine, Coach Carter

1959-03-17

Danny Ainge, NBA coach (Phoenix Suns)

1959-04-02

Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics-1996)

1959-06-10

Carlo Ancelotti, A.C. Milan coach

1959-09-30

Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach

1959-11-07

Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach

1959-12-25

Chris Spice, Australian field hockey coach (Olympics-96)

1960-01-12

Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics-1996)

1960-01-13

Takis Lemonis, Greek footballer and coach

1960-02-13

Gary Patterson, American football coach

1960-04-13

Rudi Völler, German football coach

1960-05-15

Alison Jackson, Sven: The Coach, the Cash and His Lovers

1960-07-20

Lauren Gregg, Rochester Minn, US women's soccer coach (Olympics-96)

1960-09-09

Bob Stoops, American football coach

1960-10-13

Tim Brewster, American football coach

1960-11-10

Dan Hawkins, American college football coach

1961-03-10

Bobby Petrino, American football coach

1961-05-05

Steve Cuccio, Scott Baio Hires a Life Coach: Part 1

1961-05-14

Alain Vigneault, Canadian ice hockey coach

1961-08-15

Gary Kubiak, American football coach

1961-12-24

Jay Wright, American basketball coach

1961-12-28

Kent Nielsen, Danish footballer and football coach

1962-01-07

Susyn Elise Duris, Coach Carter

1962-03-02

Raimo Summanen, Finnish ice hockey player and coach

1962-10-19

Teri Gill, Coach Carter

1962-11-08

Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics-1996)

1962-12-27

Mark Few, American basketball coach

1962-12-27

Bill Self, American basketball coach

1963-04-03

Jack Del Rio, American football coach

1963-04-29

Mike Babcock, Manitouwadge Ontario, NHL Coach (Anaheim, Detroit, Team Canada)

1963-05-24

Rich Rodriguez, American football coach

1963-07-16

Srečko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach

1963-08-03

Cameron Smith, Coach Carter

1963-11-04

Michel Therrien, Canadian ice hockey coach

1963-11-22

Brian Robbins, Coach Carter

1963-12-18

Karl Dorrell, American football coach

1963-12-29

Sean Payton, American football coach

1964-02-27

April Heinrichs, Littleton Colo, US women's soccer coach (Olympic-96)

1964-04-04

Branco, Brazilian footballer and coach

1964-07-03

Louis Clark, NFL receiver (Seattle)/WLAF coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

1964-07-10

Urban Meyer, American football coach

1964-11-29

Kris Kamm, Evanston Ill, actor (Stuart Rosebrock-Coach)

1965-01-22

Tim Prukop, WLAF linebacker-secondary coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

1965-05-08

Alison Arnold, Scott Baio Hires a Life Coach: Part 1

1965-11-10

Jamie Dixon, American basketball coach

1966-03-12

John Thompson III, NCAA Basketball Head Coach

1966-06-01

Greg Schiano, American football coach

1967-02-13

Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach

1967-05-25

Juan Jimenez, WLAF quarterback/receivers coach (Barcelona Dragons)

1967-06-11

Clare Carey, actress (Kelly Fox Rosebrock-Coach)

1967-12-13

Bo Pelini, American football coach

1968-01-04

Mike Wilpolt, Head Coach of the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League

1968-09-25

John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach

1968-10-28

Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach

1968-11-17

Sean Miller, American basketball coach

1968-12-07

Denis Bardiau, Le coach

1970-08-12

Jim Schlossnagle, baseball coach

1970-08-23

Lawrence Frank, American head coach

1973-01-11

Elliott Scott, Manager Coach

1973-01-25

Scott Milanovich, Butler Pennsylvania, coach and quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

1974-02-16

Anna Zielinski, Coach Carter

1974-12-09

Wendy Dillinger, American female soccer player and coach

1975-04-14

Antwon Tanner, Coach Carter

1975-12-01

Sidney Faison, Coach Carter

1975-9-09

Sheek Louch, Coach Carter

1976-06-28

Hans Sarpei, Hans Sarpei - Das T steht für Coach

1976-08-09

Texas Battle, Coach Carter

1977-04-21

Danielle McKee, Coach Carter

1977-05-09

Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (d. 2006)

1977-06-21

Maria DeSantis, Coach

1977-07-24

Taryn Myers, Coach Carter

1978-04-26

Avant, Coach Carter

1978-06-30

Diona Robinson, Coach Carter

1979-04-08

Clyde Broom Jr., Coach Carter

1979-08-16

Michael Stahlman, American rower and coach

1981-06-09

Derrelle Owens, Coach Carter

1981-10-15

Keyshia Cole, Coach Carter

1982-11-05

Allison Kyler, Coach Carter

1982-11-28

Kara Houston, Coach Carter

1983-01-07

Robert Ri'chard, Coach Carter

1983-08-02

Huston Street, Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach

1984-08-12

Chauntal Lewis, Coach Carter

1984-9-11

Jeffrey Sargent, Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach

1985-10-25

David Mikalson, Coach Ricardo

1986-10-09

Laure Manaudou, Le coach

1989-9-19

Emilee Wallace, Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach

Coach - Notable Weddings

Vince LombardiAug 31, 1940

Red AuerbachJun 5, 1941

Tom LandryJan 28, 1949

Al DavisJul 11, 1954

Chuck NollMay 25, 1957

Don ShulaJul 19, 1958

John MaddenDec 26, 1959

Mike DitkaJan 28, 1961

Jimmy JohnsonJul 12, 1963

Bill CowherApr 9, 1981

Coach - Weddings
Date Event
1940-08-31

Football player and coach Vince Lombardi (27) weds Marie Planitz at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Bronx, New York

1941-06-05

NBA coach Red Auerbach (23) weds Dorothy Lewis

1949-01-28

NFL coach Tom Landry (24) weds Alicia Wiggs at St John the Divine Church in Houston, Texas

1954-07-11

Football coach Al Davis (25) weds Carol Segal

1957-05-25

NFL coach Chuck Noll (25) weds first wife Marianne Noll

1958-07-19

NFL coach Don Shula (28) weds first wife Dorothy Bartish

1959-12-26

NFL coach John Madden (23) weds Virginia Fields

1961-01-28

NFL coach Mike Ditka (21) weds Marge Dougherty

1963-07-12

NFL coach Jimmy Johnson (19) weds Linda Kay Cooper

1977-07-08

NFL coach Mike Ditka (21) weds Diana Trantham in Dallas County, Texas

1981-04-09

NFL coach Bill Cowher (23) weds Kaye Young

1993-10-16

NFL coach Don Shula (28) weds second wife Mary Anne Stephens at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Miami Beach

1999-07-18

Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson (56) weds longtime girlfriend Rhonda Rookmaaker (45) in the Florida Keys

2005-12-03

NBC correspondent Hoda Kotb (41) weds New Orleans tennis coach Burzis Kanga in the Dominican Republic

2012-08-09

"Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds St. John's University's basketball assistant coach Rico Hines at Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii

Coach - Notable Divorces

Jimmy JohnsonJan 17, 1990

Coach - Divorces
Date Event
1990-01-17

NFL coach Jimmy Johnson (26) divorces Linda Kay Cooper after 26 years of marriage

2012-06-14

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton (48) divorces Beth Shuey due to conflict of personalities after nearly 20 years of marriage

Coach - Notable Deaths

John HeismanOct 3, 1936

Curly LambeauJun 1, 1965

Vince LombardiSep 3, 1970

Tom LandryFeb 12, 2000

Herb BrooksAug 11, 2003

Red AuerbachOct 28, 2006

Bill WalshJul 30, 2007

Chuck NollJun 13, 2014

Coach - Deaths
Date Event
1931-03-31

Knute Rockne, football player/coach, dies in a plane crash at 43

1936-10-03

John Heisman, American football coach, dies of pneumonia at 66

1938-05-16

Stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies

1944-12-16

Don Meyer Basketball coach Northern State, Lipscomb, and Hamline

1948-08-10

Andrew Brown, Scottish football coach (b. 1870)

1950-09-23

Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892)

1951-09-29

Thomas Cahill, American soccer coach (b. 1864)

1955-06-15

Dante, The Golden Coach

1960-06-01

Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76

1960-12-10

Frank Coffyn, The Deadwood Coach

1963-05-17

John Wilce, physician and former head football coach at the Ohio State University (b. 1888)

1965-03-17

Almos Alonzo Stagg, football coach (U of Chic), dies in California at 102

1965-06-01

Curly Lambeau, first coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

1968-05-01

Jack Adams, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and general manager (b.1895)

1970-09-03

Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington DC at 57

1971-11-09

Maude Fealy, drama coach, dies at 90

1972-09-05

Mosje Weinberg, Israeli olympic wrestling coach, murdered

1973-06-21

Frank Leahy, football coach (Notre Dame), dies at 64

1973-07-29

Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)

1976-07-07

Walter Giesler, American soccer coach (b. 1910)

1977-04-20

Sepp Herberger, German football coach (b. 1897)

1977-12-10

Adolph Rupp, American basketball coach (b. 1901)

1978-10-08

Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49

1980-01-10

Bo Rein, American college football coach (b. 1945)

1980-11-18

Conn Smythe, NHL coach 1927-1931 (b. 1895)

1981-03-22

James "Jumbo" Elliott, American track coach (b. 1915)

1982-02-17

Lee Strasberg, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All), dies at 81

1983-01-26

Paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69

1983-01-27

Paul "Bear" Bryant, US football coach (Alabama), dies at 69

1983-05-02

Norm Van Brocklin, The Boy and the Coach

1983-10-31

George S Halas, NFL coach (Chicago Bears), dies at 88

1984-03-18

Charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50

1984-06-16

Lew Andreas, American basketball coach (b. 1895)

1984-09-16

Nada Fiorelli, The Golden Coach

1985-02-12

Nicholas Colssanto, actor (Coach-Cheers), dies at 61

1986-11-10

King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (b. 1903)

1987-03-11

[Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74

1987-12-01

Punch Imlach, Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager (b. 1918)

1988-06-21

Robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach

1989-03-24

Renzo Avanzo, The Golden Coach

1990-12-31

George Allen, US football coach (LA Rams, Wash Redskins), dies

1991-01-07

Joe Hicks, baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64

1991-02-01

Phil Watson, NHL coach (NY Rangers), dies

1991-11-26

Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60

1992-01-31

Wim van Heumen, field hockey coach (Netherlands), dies at 63

1992-02-04

Fred Slyter, dialogue coach, dies after long illness at 56

1992-11-14

Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies

1993-01-04

Daniel H Craven, South African rugby coach, dies

1993-01-15

Henry Iba, basketball coach, dies at 88

1993-04-02

Klaas Schenk, Dutch speed skater/coach/father of Ard, dies at 86

1993-04-28

Jim Valvano, basketball coach (NC State), dies of cancer at 47

1993-09-20

Loan Volkerijk, Dutch baseball coach (ADO), dies at 65

1993-12-09

Danny Blanchflower, North Ireland soccer/union coach, dies at 67

1994-01-20

Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United), dies at 84

1994-06-14

Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach, dies at 38

1994-06-20

Bram Koopmans, cyclist/coach, dies at 78

1995-06-23

Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)

1995-07-19

James Smiddy, high school basketball coach (1,216 wins), dies at 71

1996-02-22

Helmut Schoen, soccer coach, dies at 80

1996-05-03

Timothy Gullikson, tennis player/coach, dies at 45

1996-09-14

Joe Elsby Martin, boxing coach, dies at 80

1997-03-20

Carlo Fassi, figure skating coach (Fleming, Hamill), dies at 67

1997-09-23

Abe Gibron, head coach (Chicago Bears), dies at 72

1997-11-09

Helenio Herrera, French football player and coach (b. 1910)

1998-04-22

Kitch Christie, South African rugby coach (b. 1940)

1998-04-29

Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1922)

1998-11-13

Red Holzman, American basketball coach (b. 1920)

1999-03-17

Paul Campbell, The Golden Coach

1999-09-18

Hank Palmieri, Coach

1999-10-08

John McLendon, American basketball coach (b. 1915)

1999-12-24

Bill Bowerman, American track and field coach

2000-02-12

Tom Landry, American football coach (Dallas Cowboys), dies at 75

2000-02-21

Antonio Díaz-Miguel, Spanish basketball coach (b. 1933)

2001-01-26

Al McGuire, American basketball coach (b. 1928)

2001-09-15

Paul 'Tank' Younger, The Boy and the Coach

2001-12-06

Charles McClendon, Hall of Fame college football coach (b. 1923)

2001-12-07

Charles McClendon, LSU Tigers head football coach (b. 1923)

2002-05-09

Dan Devine, American football coach (b. 1924)

2002-05-21

Johnny Hackett, Coach Trip to Blackpool

2002-08-16

John Roseboro, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)

2002-09-02

Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)

2003-01-03

Sid Gillman, American football coach, dies at 91

2003-02-21

Eddie Thomson, Scottish football player and coach (b. 1947)

2003-05-17

Frank "Pop" Ivy, American and Canadian football coach (b. 1916)

2003-06-21

Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1934)

2003-08-01

Guy Thys, Belgian football coach (b. 1922)

2003-08-11

Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach, dies in a car accident at 66

2003-08-26

Jim Wacker, American football coach (b. 1937)

2003-12-09

Norm Sloan, American basketball coach (b. 1926)

2004-01-19

David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1955)

2004-05-11

Mick Doyle, Irish rugby union footballer and coach

2004-08-16

Ivan Hlinka, Czech ice hockey coach (b. 1950)

2004-09-23

Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1918)

2004-12-06

Raymond Goethals, Belgian football coach (b. 1921)

2004-12-11

Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach (b. 1917)

2005-01-19

Stan West, The Boy and the Coach

2005-01-24

Chalkie White, English rugby union coach (b. 1929)

2005-03-07

George Higgins, The Golden Coach

2005-07-04

Hank Stram, American football coach (b. 1923)

2005-08-05

Jim O'Hora, American football coach (b. 1915)

2005-11-02

Ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.

2005-12-07

Bud Carson, American football player and coach (b. 1931)

2005-12-21

Elrod Hendricks, American baseball player and coach (b. 1940)

2005-12-23

Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and coach (b. 1914)

2006-03-17

Ray Meyer, American basketball coach (b. 1913)

2006-03-30

Red Hickey, American football coach (b. 1917)

2006-04-06

Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (b. 1977)

2006-04-09

Billy Hitchcock, American baseball player, coach, and official (b. 1916)

2006-06-29

Randy Walker, American football coach (b. 1954)

2006-09-08

Erk Russell, American football coach (b. 1923)

2006-10-28

Red Auerbach, American basketball coach and executive, dies of a heart attack at 89

2006-11-17

Bo Schembechler, American football coach (b. 1929)

2007-03-08

John Vukovich, American baseball player and coach.. (b. 1947)

2007-03-18

Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948)

2007-04-03

Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919)

2007-06-19

Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (b. 1947)

2007-07-22

Mike Coolbaugh former baseball player and coach (b.1972)

2007-07-26

Skip Prosser, American basketball coach (b. 1950)

2007-07-30

Bill Walsh, American football coach, dies of leukemia at 75

2007-11-05

Nils Liedholm, Swedish football midfielder and coach (b. 1922)

2008-03-25

Ben Carnevale, American basketball coach (b. 1915)

2008-05-09

Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (b. 1929)

2008-09-07

Don Haskins, American College Basketball coach (b. 1930)

2008-11-17

Pete Newell, American basketball coach (b. 1915)

2009-01-24

Kay Yow, North Carolina State Univ. women's basketball head coach (b. 1942)

2009-03-28

Giulio Macchi, The Golden Coach

2009-04-13

Bruce Snyder, American football coach (b. 1940)

2009-05-09

Chuck Daly, American basketball coach (b. 1930)

2009-06-24

Ed Thomas, well-known high school football coach from Iowa (b. 1951)

2009-07-28

Jim Johnson, NFL Assistant Coach, Eagles Defensive Coordinator from 1999-2009 (b.1941)

2009-12-02

Foge Fazio, American college football coach (b. 1938)

2010-02-10

Fred Schaus, American basketball coach and executive (b. 1925)

2010-05-25

Alan Hickinbotham, Australian businessman, football player, & football coach (b. 1925)

2010-06-04

John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (b. 1910)

2010-11-19

Pat Burns, Canadian hockey coach (b. 1952)

2011-03-04

Ed Manning, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)

2011-04-07

Arthur Lessac, Coach Buries a Grudge

2011-04-10

Homer Smith, American football coach (b. 1931)

2011-06-07

Paul Dickson, American football player and coach (b. 1937)

2011-07-13

Allan Jeans, Australian football player and coach (b. 1933)

2011-11-17

Kurt Budke, American basketball coach (b. 1961)

2012-01-22

Joe Paterno, American College Hall of Fame football coach, dies from lung cancer at 85

2012-03-03

Alex Webster, American football coach, dies at 80

2012-04-23

LeRoy Walker, Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach Buehler Story

2012-06-18

Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach, dies at 78

2014-06-13

Chuck Noll, NFL head coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), dies of natural causes at 82

2015-07-01

Francesco Alliata, The Golden Coach

2016-02-11

Ingrid Williams, wife of coach Monty Williams, dies at 44

2016-04-03

Cesare Maldini, legendary Milan defender and former coach of Italy, dies aged 84

2016-04-04

Former Italy coach, Milan icon Maldini dies aged 86

2016-04-05

Legendary Chelmsford athletics coach William 'Bill' Cornell dies in Florida home aged 76

2016-06-10

Sascha Lewandowski: Former Bayer Leverkusen coach dies aged 44

2016-06-12

Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu dies aged 58

2016-07-23

Dennis Green, former Minnesota Vikings head coach, dies aged 67

2016-09-18

Legendary Canadian skating coach Burka dies aged 95

2017-08-03

Ara Parseghian, legendary Notre Dame football coach, dies aged 94

2017-08-29

Former Michigan State basketball coach Jud Heathcote dies at age 90

2017-10-01

Frank Hamblen, longtime LA Lakers coach, dies at age 70

2017-12-07

Ron Meyer, former coach of SMU, Patriots, Colts dies

2018-04-19

Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, dies at 67

2018-05-14

Former Rams, Seahawks coach Chuck Knox dies at 86

2018-05-30

Legendary diving coach, senior fitness expert Betty Perkins-Carpenter, 85, dies

2018-07-23

Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56


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