|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
Rich Kotite was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1977 to 1996, finishing his career as the head coach of the New York Jets. Over his twenty years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 143-166-1. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons, first with the Philadelphia Eagles. He led the Eagles for four seasons, compiling a record of 36-28-0. His next head coaching stint was with the New York Jets from 1995 to 1996, as he led the team to a 4-28-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 40-56-0 across six seasons including going 1-1-0 in the playoffs.
As the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Jim McMahon, Comeback Player of the Year in 1991; Randall Cunningham, Comeback Player of the Year in 1992. As the head coach of the New York Jets he coached one player to an award-winning season: Hugh Douglas, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1995.
Rich Kotite Coaching Tree
Kotite was born on Tuesday, October 13, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York.
|1996 New York Jets||Head Coach||1-15-0||0-0|
|1995 New York Jets||Head Coach||3-13-0||0-0|
|1994 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|1993 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|1992 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||11-5-0||1-1|
|1991 Philadelphia Eagles||Head Coach||10-6-0||0-0|
|1990 Philadelphia Eagles||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||10-6-0||0-1|
|1989 New York Jets||Offensive Coordinator||4-12-0||0-0|
|1988 New York Jets||Offensive Coordinator||8-7-1||0-0|
|1987 New York Jets||Offensive Coordinator||6-9-0||0-0|
|1986 New York Jets||Offensive Coordinator||10-6-0||1-1|
|1985 New York Jets||Wide Receivers Coach||11-5-0||0-1|
|1984 New York Jets||Wide Receivers Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|1983 New York Jets||Wide Receivers Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|1982 Cleveland Browns||Wide Receivers Coach||4-5-0||0-1|
|1981 Cleveland Browns||Wide Receivers Coach||5-11-0||0-0|
|1980 Cleveland Browns||Wide Receivers Coach||11-5-0||0-1|
|1979 Cleveland Browns||Wide Receivers Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|1978 Cleveland Browns||Wide Receivers Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|1977 New Orleans Saints||Quality Control Coach||3-11-0||0-0|
Coach history guide
|Seasons with a championship win||Seasons with a conference championship|
- Years as head coach: 6
- Years as a coordinator: 5
- Third in winning percentage for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Past teams coached for: New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints
- College Attended: Wagner Seahawks
- Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 13, 1942 (79 years old), Brooklyn, New York