Dave Adolph

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
21 180-148-0 54.88% 5-11 31.25%

Biography

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Career Summary

Dave Adolph was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1979 to 1999, finishing his career as the assistant head coach/linebackers coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Over his twenty-one years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 180-148-0.

Career Awards

During the 1992 season as the defensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs he coached Dale Carter to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Playing Career

Adolph played guard and linebacker while at college.

Personal Information

Adolph was born on Sunday, June 6, 1937 in Akron, Ohio.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1999 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1998 Oakland Raiders Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1997 Oakland Raiders Linebackers Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1996 San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1995 San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
1994 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1992 Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Los Angeles Raiders Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1990 Los Angeles Raiders Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1989 Los Angeles Raiders Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1988 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1987 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 10-5-0 1-1
1986 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1985 San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator / Pro Personnel 8-8-0 0-0
1984 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1983 Cleveland Browns Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1982 Cleveland Browns Linebackers Coach 4-5-0 0-1
1981 Cleveland Browns Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1980 Cleveland Browns Linebackers Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Cleveland Browns Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-0

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