Richie Petitbon

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
18 164-108-0 60.29% 16-5 76.19%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Joe Gibbs, Sid Gillman, Jack Pardee, Bum Phillips


Biography

Career Summary

Richie Petitbon was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1974 to 1993, finishing his career as the head coach of the Washington Redskins. Over his eighteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 164-108-0. He was the head coach of the Redskins for the 1993 season. The Redskins went 4-12-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Richie Petitbon Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Petitbon served as an assistant coach for Sid Gillman, Bum Phillips, Jack Pardee, and Joe Gibbs. Twelve of these years were spent on Gibbs' coaching staff.

Personal Information

Petitbon was born on Monday, April 18, 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1993 Washington Redskins Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1992 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 9-7-0 1-1
1991 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 14-2-0 3-0
1990 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 10-6-0 1-1
1989 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 10-6-0 0-0
1988 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 7-9-0 0-0
1987 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 11-4-0 3-0
1986 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 12-4-0 2-1
1985 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 10-6-0 0-0
1984 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 11-5-0 0-1
1983 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 14-2-0 2-1
1982 Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator 8-1-0 4-0
1981 Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1980 Washington Redskins Defensive Secondary Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1977 Houston Oilers Defensive Backs Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1976 Houston Oilers Defensive Backs Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1975 Houston Oilers Defensive Backs Coach 10-4-0 0-0
1974 Houston Oilers Defensive Backs Coach 7-7-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 1
  • Years as a coordinator: 2
  • Championships won: 1982, 1987, and 1991
  • Conference Championships won: 1982, 1983, 1987, and 1991
  • Past teams coached for: Washington Redskins, Houston Oilers
  • Date of Birth: Monday, April 18, 1938 (84 years old), New Orleans, Louisiana