Kevin O'Connell

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
8 57-73-0 43.85% 5-2 71.43%

Coaching Tree


Jay Gruden, Mike Pettine, Sean McVay, Chip Kelly


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Career Summary

Kevin O'Connell is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the Minnesota Vikings since 2022. Prior to this season, he coached for the Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, Washington Redskins, and Los Angeles Rams for seven seasons. His most recent position was with the Rams as their offensive coordinator. He was the head coach of the Vikings for the 2022 season. The Vikings went 13-4-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Kevin O'Connell Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, O'Connell served as an assistant coach for Mike Pettine, Chip Kelly, Jay Gruden, and Sean McVay. Three of these years were spent on Gruden's coaching staff.

Playing Career

He was drafted in the third round with the ninety-fourth pick in the 2008 draft to play quarterback for the Patriots.

Personal Information

O'Connell was born on Saturday, May 25, 1985 in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2022 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 13-4-0 0-1
2021 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator 12-5-0 4-0
2020 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
2019 Washington Redskins Offensive Coordinator 3-13-0 0-0
2018 Washington Redskins Passing Game Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2017 Washington Redskins Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2016 San Francisco 49ers Special Projects 2-14-0 0-0
2015 Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks Coach 3-13-0 0-0

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