Ken Meyer

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
22 187-142-2 56.80% 6-10 37.50%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Weeb Ewbank, Chuck Knox, Dick Nolan


Biography

Career Summary

Ken Meyer was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1968 to 1991, finishing his career as the quarterbacks coach of the Seattle Seahawks. Over his twenty-two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 187-142-2. He was also the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers for the 1977 season. The 49ers went 5-9-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season. He was fired from the 49ers on Tuesday, January 10, 1978.

Ken Meyer Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Meyer served as an assistant coach for Dick Nolan, Weeb Ewbank, Chuck Knox, and Neill Armstrong. Thirteen of these years were spent on Knox's coaching staff.

Personal Information

Meyer was born on Wednesday, July 14, 1926.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1991 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1990 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1989 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1988 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1987 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-6-0 0-1
1986 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1985 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1984 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1983 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 2-1
1980 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1979 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1978 Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1977 San Francisco 49ers Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1976 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator 10-3-1 1-1
1975 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 1-1
1974 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator 10-4-0 1-1
1973 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 0-1
1972 New York Jets Wide Receivers Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1971 New York Jets Wide Receivers Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1970 New York Jets Wide Receivers Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1969 New York Jets Wide Receivers Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1968 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Backfield Coach 7-6-1 0-0

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