Rob Chudzinski

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
14 111-113-0 49.55% 2-3 40.00%

Coaching Tree


Romeo Crennel, Butch Davis, Marty Schottenheimer, Norv Turner, Ron Rivera


Shane Steichen


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Career Summary

Rob Chudzinski was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 2004 to 2017, finishing his career as the offensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts. Over his fourteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 111-113-0. He was also the head coach of the Cleveland Browns for the 2013 season. The Browns went 4-12-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season. He was fired from the Browns on Sunday, December 29, 2013. Chudzinski was fired in a move that surprised many on the team despite the 4-12 record.

Career Awards

During the 2011 season as the offensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthers he coached Cam Newton to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Rob Chudzinski Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Chudzinski served as an assistant coach for Butch Davis, Marty Schottenheimer, Romeo Crennel, Norv Turner, Ron Rivera, and Chuck Pagano. Four of these years were spent on Pagano's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Shane Steichen, was eventually hired as a head coach. He is the current head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. After coaching with Rob Chudzinski he has posted a 9-8-0 record as head coach.

Personal Information

Chudzinski was born on Sunday, May 12, 1968 in Toledo, Ohio.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2017 Indianapolis Colts Offensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2016 Indianapolis Colts Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2015 Indianapolis Colts Associate Head Coach 3-5-0 0-0
2015 Indianapolis Colts Associate Head Coach / Interim Offensive Coordinator 5-3-0 0-0
2014 Indianapolis Colts Special Assistant to the Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
2013 Cleveland Browns Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2012 Carolina Panthers Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2011 Carolina Panthers Offensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2010 San Diego Chargers Assistant Head Coach / Tight Ends Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2009 San Diego Chargers Assistant Head Coach / Tight Ends Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2008 Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2007 Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
2006 San Diego Chargers Tight Ends Coach 14-2-0 0-1
2005 San Diego Chargers Tight Ends Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2004 Cleveland Browns Interim Offensive Coordinator 1-4-0 0-0
2004 Cleveland Browns Tight Ends Coach 3-8-0 0-0

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