Dennis Erickson

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
6 40-56-0 41.67% 0-0 0.00%

Coaching Tree

Children:

Jim L. Mora (Jr.), Jim Zorn, Dan Quinn


Biography

Career Summary

Dennis Erickson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1995 to 2004, finishing his career as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Over his six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 40-56-0. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons, first with the Seattle Seahawks. He led the Seahawks for four seasons, compiling a record of 31-33-0. His next head coaching stint was with the San Francisco 49ers from 2003 to 2004, as he led the team to a 9-23-0 record. He was fired from the 49ers. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 40-56-0 across six seasons.

Dennis Erickson Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Jim Zorn, Jim L. Mora (Jr.), and Dan Quinn) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 86-95-0 in the regular season and 4-3 in the playoffs during their twelve seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2013 Utah Utes Co-Offensive Coordinator 5-7-0
2012 Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach 8-5-0
2011 Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach 6-7-0
2010 Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach 6-6-0
2009 Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach 4-8-0
2008 Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach 5-7-0
2007 Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach 10-3-0
2006 Idaho Vandals Head Coach 4-8-None
2004 San Francisco 49ers Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2003 San Francisco 49ers Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2002 Oregon State Beavers Head Coach 8-5-0
2001 Oregon State Beavers Head Coach 5-6-0
2000 Oregon State Beavers Head Coach 11-1-0
1999 Oregon State Beavers Head Coach 7-5-0
1998 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1997 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1996 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1995 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1994 Miami Hurricanes Head Coach 10-2-0
1993 Miami Hurricanes Head Coach 9-3-0
1992 Miami Hurricanes Head Coach 11-1-0
1991 Miami Hurricanes Head Coach 12-0-0
1990 Miami Hurricanes Head Coach 10-2-0
1989 Miami Hurricanes Head Coach 11-1-0
1988 Washington State Cougars Head Coach 9-3-0
1987 Washington State Cougars Head Coach 3-7-1
1985 Idaho Vandals Head Coach 9-3-0
1984 Idaho Vandals Head Coach 6-5-0
1983 Idaho Vandals Head Coach 8-3-0
1982 Idaho Vandals Head Coach 9-4-0
1978 Fresno State Bulldogs Offensive Coordinator 3-8-0
1977 Fresno State Bulldogs Offensive Coordinator 9-2-0
1976 Fresno State Bulldogs Offensive Coordinator 5-6-0
1975 Idaho Vandals Offensive Coordinator 4-5-2
1974 Idaho Vandals Offensive Coordinator 2-8-1

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 6
  • Fifth in total wins for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Fourth in winning percentage for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Past teams coached for: San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks
  • College Attended: Montana State Bobcats