John Michels

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
28 243-170-5 58.73% 13-18 41.94%

Biography

Career Summary

John Michels was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1967 to 1994, finishing his career as the offensive line coach of the Minnesota Vikings. Over his twenty-eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 243-170-5.

Personal Information

Michels was born on Sunday, February 15, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1994 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1993 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1992 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1991 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1990 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1989 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1988 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1987 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 8-7-0 2-1
1986 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1985 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Minnesota Vikings Running Backs Coach 3-13-0 0-0
1983 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1982 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 5-4-0 1-1
1981 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1979 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1978 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 8-7-1 0-1
1977 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 9-5-0 1-1
1976 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 11-2-1 2-1
1975 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1974 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 10-4-0 2-1
1973 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 12-2-0 2-1
1972 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1971 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 11-3-0 0-1
1970 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1969 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 12-2-0 2-1
1968 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 8-6-0 0-1
1967 Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach 3-8-3 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Championships won: 1969
  • Conference Championships won: 1973, 1974, and 1976
  • Past teams coached for: Minnesota Vikings
  • College Attended: Tennessee Volunteers
  • Date of Birth: Sunday, February 15, 1931 (87 years old), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania