Dick LeBeau

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
45 353-347-2 50.43% 20-15 57.14%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Bruce Coslet, Bill Cowher, Forrest Gregg, Mike McCormack, Bart Starr, Sam Wyche


Biography

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Career Summary

Dick LeBeau was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 to 2017, finishing his career as the defensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans. Over his forty-five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 353-347-2. He was the head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals from 2001 until the 2002 season, during which time the Bengals went 8-24-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Career Awards

As the defensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers he coached two players to award-winning seasons: James Harrison, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2008; Troy Polamalu, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2010.

Dick LeBeau Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, LeBeau served as an assistant coach for Mike McCormack, Bart Starr, Forrest Gregg, Sam Wyche, Bill Cowher, Bruce Coslet, Gregg Williams, Mike Tomlin, Ken Whisenhunt, and Mike Mularkey. During this time, he coached for eight years for Sam Wyche, Bill Cowher, and Mike Tomlin.

Playing Career

He was drafted in the fifth round with the fifty-eighth pick in the 1959 draft to play tv analyst for the Bears.

Personal Information

LeBeau was born on Thursday, September 9, 1937 in London, Ohio.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2017 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 1-1
2016 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2015 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach-Defense 3-13-0 0-0
2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 0-1
2010 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 2-1
2009 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2008 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 3-0
2007 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
2006 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2005 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 4-0
2004 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 15-1-0 1-1
2003 Buffalo Bills Assistant Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2002 Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2001 Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2000 Cincinnati Bengals Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 0-3-0 0-0
2000 Cincinnati Bengals Interim Head Coach / Assistant Head Coach 4-9-0 0-0
1999 Cincinnati Bengals Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1998 Cincinnati Bengals Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 3-13-0 0-0
1997 Cincinnati Bengals Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1996 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1995 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 2-1
1994 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1993 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1992 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1991 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 3-13-0 0-0
1990 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1989 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1988 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1987 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 4-11-0 0-0
1986 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1985 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1983 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1982 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach 7-2-0 0-1
1981 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1980 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1979 Green Bay Packers Defensive Backs Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1978 Green Bay Packers Defensive Backs Coach 8-7-1 0-0
1977 Green Bay Packers Defensive Backs Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1976 Green Bay Packers Defensive Backs Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1975 Philadelphia Eagles Special Teams Assistant Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1974 Philadelphia Eagles Special Teams Assistant Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 Philadelphia Eagles Special Teams Assistant Coach 5-8-1 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Dick LeBeau still holds the record for most consecutive games played for cornerback (171).