Fritz Pollard

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
2 8-4-1 65.38% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Fritz Pollard was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1921 to 1925, finishing his career as the head coach of the Hammond Pros. Over his two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 9-7-1. He was the head coach of the Pros for the 1925 season. The Pros went 1-4-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Pollard was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005 after his playing career.

Fritz Pollard Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Pollard served as an assistant coach for Doc Young. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Doc Young, finishing as the head coach in 1925.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1925 Hammond Pros Head Coach 0-1-0 0-0
1921 Akron Pros Co-Head Coach 8-3-1 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Fritz Pollard first ever African American head coach in the NFL.