Bill Peterson

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
2 2-26-0 7.14% 0-0 0.00%

Coaching Tree


Dan Henning


Career Summary

Bill Peterson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1972 to 1973, finishing his career as the head coach of the Houston Oilers. Over his two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 2-26-0. He was the head coach of the Houston Oilers from 1972 until the 1973 season, during which time the Oilers went 2-26-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Bill Peterson Coaching Tree

One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Dan Henning, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Bill Peterson's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons and San Diego Chargers for seven seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 38-73-1 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1973 Houston Oilers Head Coach 1-13-0 0-0
1972 Houston Oilers Head Coach 1-13-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Bill Peterson lowest winning percentage of any coach with more than 14 games.