Al Groh

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
13 113-94-0 54.59% 6-4 60.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Bill Belichick, Marion Campbell, Ray Handley, Bill Parcells

Children:

Todd Haley, Mike Nolan, Ken Whisenhunt, Todd Bowles


Biography

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Career Summary

Al Groh was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1987 to 2000, finishing his career as the head coach of the New York Jets. Over his thirteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 113-94-0. He was the head coach of the Jets for the 2000 season. The Jets went 9-7-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season. He resigned from the Jets.

Al Groh Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Groh served as an assistant coach for Marion Campbell, Bill Parcells, Ray Handley, and Bill Belichick. Nine of these years were spent on Parcells' coaching staff. During his time as head coach, four assistant coaches, (Todd Haley, Mike Nolan, Ken Whisenhunt, and Todd Bowles) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 109-175-0 in the regular season and 4-3 in the playoffs during their twenty seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.

Playing Career

Groh played defensive end while at college.

Personal Information

Groh was born on Thursday, July 13, 1944.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2000 New York Jets Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1999 New York Jets Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 New York Jets Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1997 New York Jets Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1996 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1995 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1994 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1993 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1992 Cleveland Browns Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1991 New York Giants Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1990 New York Giants Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1989 New York Giants Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1987 Atlanta Falcons Tight Ends Coach / Special Teams Coach 3-12-0 0-0

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