Mike McCarthy

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
28 254-182-2 58.22% 13-13 50.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Jim Haslett, Mike Nolan, Ray Rhodes, Marty Schottenheimer

Children:

Joe Philbin, Ben McAdoo


Biography

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Career Summary

Mike McCarthy is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the Dallas Cowboys since 2020. During this time period, the Cowboys compiled a 13-14-0 record. During his career he was a head coach for fifteen seasons, first with the Green Bay Packers. He led the Packers for thirteen seasons, compiling a record of 127-79-2. In 2010, the Packers won the Super Bowl against the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25. He was fired from the Packers. His next head coaching stint was with the Dallas Cowboys from 2020 to 2021, as he led the team to a 13-14-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 140-93-2 across fifteen seasons including going 10-8-0 in the playoffs.

Career Awards

As the head coach of the Green Bay Packers he coached four players to award-winning seasons: Charles Woodson, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2009; Aaron Rodgers, Most Valuable Player in 2011; Eddie Lacy, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2013; Aaron Rodgers, Most Valuable Player in 2014; Jordy Nelson, Comeback Player of the Year in 2016.

Mike McCarthy Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, McCarthy served as an assistant coach for Marty Schottenheimer, Ray Rhodes, Jim Haslett, and Mike Nolan. Six of these years were spent on Schottenheimer's coaching staff. During his time as head coach, two assistant coaches, (Joe Philbin and Ben McAdoo) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 37-43-0 in the regular season and 0-1 in the playoffs during their six seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.

Personal Information

McCarthy was born on Sunday, November 10, 1963 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2021 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 7-4-0 0-0
2020 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2018 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 4-6-1 0-0
2017 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2016 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 10-6-0 2-1
2015 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2014 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2013 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 8-7-1 0-1
2012 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
2011 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 15-1-0 0-1
2010 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 10-6-0 4-0
2009 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
2008 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2007 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 13-3-0 1-1
2006 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2005 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2004 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2003 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2002 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2001 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2000 New Orleans Saints Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1999 Green Bay Packers Quarterbacks Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1997 Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1996 Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1995 Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1994 Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Assistant Coach / Quality Control Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Assistant Coach / Quality Control Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1992 Pittsburgh Panthers Wide Receivers Coach 3-9-0
1991 Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks Coach 6-5-0
1990 Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks Coach 3-7-1
1989 Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks Coach 8-3-1

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 15
  • Years as a coordinator: 6
  • Championships won: 2010
  • Conference Championships won: 2010
  • Second in total wins for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Fifth in winning percentage for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Most playoff wins in Green Bay Packers history (10)
  • Past teams coached for: Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs
  • College Attended: Baker Wildcats
  • Date of Birth: Sunday, November 10, 1963 (58 years old), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania