Hampton Pool

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
10 53-70-4 43.31% 2-2 50.00%

Coaching Tree


Red Hickey, Bob Waterfield


Career Summary

Hampton Pool was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1946 to 1962, finishing his career as the assistant coach of the Los Angeles Rams. Over his ten years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 53-71-4. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons, first with the Miami Seahawks. He led the Seahawks for one season, compiling a record of 3-11-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Los Angeles Rams from 1953 to 1954, as he led the team to a 14-8-2 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 17-19-2 across three seasons.

Hampton Pool Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Pool served as an assistant coach for Jack Meagher, Jim Crowley, Joe Stydahar, and Bob Waterfield. During this time, he coached for three years for Joe Stydahar and Bob Waterfield. During his time as head coach, two assistant coaches, (Red Hickey and Bob Waterfield) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 36-51-2 in the regular season and 0-0 in the playoffs during their eight seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1962 Los Angeles Rams Assistant Coach 1-12-1 0-0
1961 Los Angeles Rams Assistant Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1960 Los Angeles Rams Assistant Coach 4-7-1 0-0
1954 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 6-5-1 0-0
1953 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 8-3-1 0-0
1952 Los Angeles Rams Interim Head Coach / Backfield Coach 9-3-0 0-1
1951 Los Angeles Rams Backfield Coach 8-4-0 1-0
1950 Los Angeles Rams Backfield Coach 9-3-0 1-1
1947 Chicago Rockets Interim Head Coach / Assistant Coach 1-13-0 0-0
1946 Miami Seahawks Head Coach 3-10-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 3
  • Named the interim head coach during the 1947 season for the Chicago Rockets and the 1952 season for the Los Angeles Rams
  • Championships won: 1951
  • Fourth in winning percentage for the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Past teams coached for: Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Rockets, Miami Seahawks