Gus Dorais

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
6 25-38-2 40.00% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Gus Dorais was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1943 to 1952, finishing his career as the backfield coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Over his six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 25-38-2. He was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 1943 until the 1947 season, during which time the Lions went 20-31-2. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons.

Gus Dorais Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Dorais served as an assistant coach for Joe Bach. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Joe Bach, finishing as the backfield coach in 1952.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1952 Pittsburgh Steelers Backfield Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1947 Detroit Lions Head Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1946 Detroit Lions Head Coach 1-10-0 0-0
1945 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-3-0 0-0
1944 Detroit Lions Head Coach 6-3-1 0-0
1943 Detroit Lions Head Coach 3-6-1 0-0

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