Mike Holmgren

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
26 246-168-1 59.40% 19-14 57.58%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

George Seifert, Bill Walsh

Children:

Jon Gruden, Dick Jauron, Steve Mariucci, Marty Mornhinweg, Andy Reid, Ray Rhodes, Mike Sherman, Jim Zorn


Biography

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Career Summary

Mike Holmgren was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1986 to 2012, finishing his career as the president of the Cleveland Browns. Over his twenty-six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 246-168-1. During his career he was a head coach for seventeen seasons, first with the Green Bay Packers. He led the Packers for seven seasons, compiling a record of 75-37-0. In 1996, the Packers won the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots 35-21. His next head coaching stint was with the Seattle Seahawks from 1999 to 2008, as he led the team to a 86-74-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 161-111-0 across seventeen seasons including going 12-11-0 in the playoffs.

Career Awards

During his time as head coach and offensive coordinator he coached five players to award-winning seasons. As the offensive coordinator for the 49ers Joe Montana won AP Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player (2). As the head coach for the Seahawks Shaun Alexander won AP Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player. As the head coach for the Packers Brett Favre won AP Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player (3), Robert Brooks won Comeback Player of the Year, and Reggie White won AP Defensive Player of the Year.

Mike Holmgren Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Holmgren served as an assistant coach for Bill Walsh and George Seifert. During this time, he coached for three years for Bill Walsh and George Seifert. During his time as head coach, eight assistant coaches, (Jon Gruden, Dick Jauron, Steve Mariucci, Andy Reid, Ray Rhodes, Marty Mornhinweg, Mike Sherman, and Jim Zorn) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 592-524-2 in the regular season and 30-31 in the playoffs during their seventy-two seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has combined for two championships, most recently in 2019 by the Kansas City Chiefs, led by Andy Reid.

Personal Information

Holmgren was born on Tuesday, June 15, 1948 in San Francisco, California.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2012 Cleveland Browns President 5-11-0 0-0
2011 Cleveland Browns President 4-12-0 0-0
2010 Cleveland Browns President 5-11-0 0-0
2008 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2007 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2006 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
2005 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2004 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2003 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2002 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2001 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2000 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1999 Seattle Seahawks Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1998 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1997 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 13-3-0 2-1
1996 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1995 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1994 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1993 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1992 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1991 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1990 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 14-2-0 1-1
1989 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 14-2-0 3-0
1988 San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks Coach 10-6-0 3-0
1987 San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks Coach 13-2-0 0-1
1986 San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks Coach 10-5-1 0-1

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 17
  • Years as a coordinator: 3
  • Championships won: 1988, 1989, and 1996
  • Conference Championships won: 1988, 1989, 1996, 1997, and 2005
  • Second in total wins for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Fourth in total wins for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Third in winning percentage for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Third in winning percentage for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Past teams coached for: Cleveland Browns, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers
  • College Attended: USC Trojans
  • Date of Birth: Tuesday, June 15, 1948 (74 years old), San Francisco, California