|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
Gary Kubiak was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1994 to 2020, finishing his career as the assistant head coach/offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. Over his twenty-seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 257-174-1. During his career he was a head coach for ten seasons, first with the Houston Texans. He led the Texans for eight seasons, compiling a record of 61-67-0. He was fired from the Texans on Friday, December 6, 2013. Kubiak was fired after the team lost a franchise-record eleventh straight game. His next head coaching stint was with the Denver Broncos from 2015 to 2016, as he led the team to a 21-11-0 record. In 2015, the Broncos won the Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers 24-10. He retired from the Broncos on Monday, January 2, 2017. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 82-78-0 across ten seasons including going 5-2-0 in the playoffs.
During his time as head coach and offensive coordinator he coached six players to award-winning seasons. As the offensive coordinator for the Broncos Terrell Davis won AP Offensive Player of the Year (2) and Most Valuable Player, Clinton Portis won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, and Mike Anderson won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. As the head coach for the Texans DeMeco Ryans won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year, Brian Cushing won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year, and J.J. Watt won AP Defensive Player of the Year.
Gary Kubiak Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Kubiak served as an assistant coach for George Seifert, Mike Shanahan, John Harbaugh, and Mike Zimmer. Eleven of these years were spent on Shanahan's coaching staff. During his time as head coach, five assistant coaches, (Mike McDaniel, Kyle Shanahan, Robert Saleh, Matt LaFleur, and Vance Joseph) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 93-86-0 in the regular season and 6-5 in the playoffs during their fifteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.
Kubiak was born on Tuesday, August 15, 1961 in Houston, Texas. Kubiak and his family have strong ties to football. Kubiak and his wife, Rhonda, have three sons: Klint, Klay, and Klein. Both Klint and Klein have both worked with NFL teams for several years, while Klay has been a high school football head coach.
|2020 Minnesota Vikings||Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator||7-9-0||0-0|
|2019 Minnesota Vikings||Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Advisor||10-6-0||1-1|
|2018 Minnesota Vikings||Senior Personnel Advisor||8-7-1||0-0|
|2017 Minnesota Vikings||Senior Personnel Advisor||13-3-0||1-1|
|2016 Denver Broncos||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|2015 Denver Broncos||Head Coach||12-4-0||3-0|
|2014 Baltimore Ravens||Offensive Coordinator||10-6-0||1-1|
|2013 Houston Texans||Head Coach||2-10-0||0-0|
|2012 Houston Texans||Head Coach||12-4-0||1-1|
|2011 Houston Texans||Head Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|2010 Houston Texans||Head Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|2009 Houston Texans||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|2008 Houston Texans||Head Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|2007 Houston Texans||Head Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|2006 Houston Texans||Head Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|2005 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator||13-3-0||1-1|
|2004 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator||10-6-0||0-1|
|2003 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator||10-6-0||0-1|
|2002 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|2001 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|2000 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||11-5-0||0-1|
|1999 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|1998 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||14-2-0||3-0|
|1997 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||12-4-0||4-0|
|1996 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||13-3-0||0-1|
|1995 Denver Broncos||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|1994 San Francisco 49ers||Quarterbacks Coach||13-3-0||3-0|
|1993 Texas A&M Aggies||Running Backs Coach||10-2-0|
|1992 Texas A&M Aggies||Running Backs Coach||12-1-0|
Coach history guide
|Seasons with a championship win||Seasons with a conference championship|
- Spent his entire playing career as the backup quarterback to John Elway (1983-1991)
- He would later return as Elway's position coach and Coordinator during the back-to-back Super Bowl victories.
- Years as head coach: 10
- Years as a coordinator: 13
- Championships won: 1994, 1997, 1998, and 2015
- Conference Championships won: 1994, 1997, 1998, and 2015
- First in total wins for the Houston Texans.
- Second in winning percentage for the Houston Texans.
- Most playoff wins in Houston Texans history (2)
- Past teams coached for: Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans, San Francisco 49ers
- College Attended: Texas A&M Aggies
- Family Members: Klint Kubiak, Son and Klein Kubiak, Son
- Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 15, 1961 (61 years old), Houston, Texas