Chuck Noll

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
23 193-148-1 56.58% 16-8 66.67%

Coaching Tree

Children:

Bud Carson, Tony Dungy, John Fox, Rod Rust


Biography

Career Summary

Chuck Noll was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1969 to 1991, finishing his career as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Over his twenty-three years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 193-148-1. He was the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 until the 1991 season, during which time the Steelers went 193-148-1. During his career he was a head coach for twenty-three seasons. During his time leading the Steelers the team won the Super Bowl in 1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979.

Career Awards

As the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers he coached seven players to award-winning seasons: Joe Greene, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1969; Joe Greene, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1972; Franco Harris, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1972; Joe Greene, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1974; Jack Lambert, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1974; Mel Blount, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1975; Jack Lambert, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1976; Terry Bradshaw, Most Valuable Player in 1978; Louis Lipps, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1984; John Stallworth, Comeback Player of the Year in 1984.

Chuck Noll Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, four assistant coaches, (Bud Carson, Tony Dungy, John Fox, and Rod Rust) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 285-226-1 in the regular season and 18-18 in the playoffs during their thirty-two seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has won a single championship, in 2006 by the Indianapolis Colts, led by Tony Dungy.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1991 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1990 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1989 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1988 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 8-7-0 0-0
1986 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1985 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1983 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1982 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 6-3-0 0-1
1981 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1980 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1979 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 12-4-0 3-0
1978 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 14-2-0 3-0
1977 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 9-5-0 0-1
1976 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 10-4-0 1-1
1975 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 12-2-0 3-0
1974 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 10-3-1 3-0
1973 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1972 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 11-3-0 1-1
1971 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1970 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1969 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 1-13-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 23
  • Championships won: 1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979
  • Conference Championships won: 1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979
  • First in total wins for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Third in winning percentage for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Most playoff wins in Pittsburgh Steelers history (16)
  • Past teams coached for: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • College Attended: Dayton Flyers