Dave McGinnis

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
31 234-260-1 47.37% 4-9 30.77%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Mike Ditka, Vince Tobin, Dave Wannstedt


Biography

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Career Summary

Dave McGinnis was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1986 to 2016, finishing his career as the assistant head coach of the Los Angeles Rams. Over his thirty-one years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 234-260-1. He was the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals from 2001 until the 2003 season, during which time the Cardinals went 16-32-0. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.

Career Awards

During his time as defensive coordinator and head coach he coached two players to award-winning seasons. As the defensive coordinator for the Cardinals Simeon Rice won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. As the head coach for the Cardinals Anquan Boldin won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Dave McGinnis Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, McGinnis served as an assistant coach for Mike Ditka, Dave Wannstedt, Vince Tobin, Jeff Fisher, and Mike Munchak. Twelve of these years were spent on Fisher's coaching staff.

Playing Career

McGinnis played defensive back while at college.

Personal Information

McGinnis was born on Tuesday, August 7, 1951 in Independence, Kansas.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2016 Los Angeles Rams Assistant Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2015 St. Louis Rams Assistant Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2014 St. Louis Rams Assistant Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2013 St. Louis Rams Assistant Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2012 St. Louis Rams Assistant Head Coach 7-8-1 0-0
2011 Tennessee Titans Senior Assistant Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2010 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2008 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2007 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2006 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2005 Tennessee Titans Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2004 Tennessee Titans Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2003 Arizona Cardinals Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2002 Arizona Cardinals Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2001 Arizona Cardinals Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2000 Arizona Cardinals Interim Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 3-13-0 0-0
1999 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
1998 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 1-1
1997 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1996 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1995 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1994 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1993 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1992 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1991 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1990 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1989 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1988 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1987 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 11-4-0 0-1
1986 Chicago Bears Linebackers Coach 14-2-0 0-1

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