|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
John McKay was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1976 to 1984, finishing his career as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Over his nine years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 44-88-1. He was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1976 until the 1984 season, during which time the Buccaneers went 44-88-1. During his career he was a head coach for nine seasons.
John McKay Coaching Tree
During his time as head coach, two assistant coaches, (Wayne Fontes and Joe Gibbs) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 218-158-0 in the regular season and 18-10 in the playoffs during their twenty-four seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has combined for three championships, most recently in 1991 by the Washington Redskins, led by Joe Gibbs.
McKay was born on Thursday, July 5, 1923 in Everettville, West Virginia. He died on Sunday, June 10, 2001 at the age of 77.
|1984 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|1983 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||2-14-0||0-0|
|1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||5-4-0||0-1|
|1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-1|
|1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||5-10-1||0-0|
|1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||5-11-0||0-0|
|1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||2-12-0||0-0|
|1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Head Coach||0-14-0||0-0|
Coach history guide
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- Years as head coach: 9
- Third in total wins for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- Past teams coached for: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Colleges Attended: Purdue and Oregon
- Date of Birth: Thursday, July 5, 1923 (77 years old), Everettville, West Virginia