Ray Rhodes

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
32 298-204-2 59.33% 22-13 62.86%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Mike Holmgren, George Seifert, Bill Walsh

Children:

Bill Callahan, Jon Gruden, John Harbaugh, Mike McCarthy, Sean Payton


Biography

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Career Summary

Ray Rhodes was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1981 to 2012, finishing his career as the senior assistant-defense of the Cleveland Browns. Over his thirty-two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 298-204-2. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons, first with the Philadelphia Eagles. He led the Eagles for four seasons, compiling a record of 29-34-1. His next head coaching stint was with the Green Bay Packers for the 1999 season, leading the team to a 8-8-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 37-42-1 across five seasons including going 1-2-0 in the playoffs.

Career Awards

Rhodes won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1995 after guiding the Eagles to a 10-6-0 record and a a berth in the playoffs. During the 1994 season as the defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers he coached Deion Sanders to the AP Defensive Player of the Year.

Ray Rhodes Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Rhodes served as an assistant coach for Bill Walsh, George Seifert, Mike Holmgren, Norv Turner, Mike Shanahan, Gary Kubiak, and Pat Shurmur. Eight of these years were spent on Walsh's coaching staff. During his time as head coach, five assistant coaches, (Bill Callahan, Jon Gruden, Sean Payton, John Harbaugh, and Mike McCarthy) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 581-404-2 in the regular season and 37-30 in the playoffs during their sixty-three seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has combined for four championships, most recently in 2012 by the Baltimore Ravens, led by John Harbaugh.

Personal Information

Rhodes was born on Friday, October 20, 1950 in Mexia, Texas.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2012 Cleveland Browns Senior Assistant-Defense 5-11-0 0-0
2011 Cleveland Browns Senior Assistant-Defense 4-12-0 0-0
2010 Houston Texans Senior Defensive Assistant Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Houston Texans Senior Defensive Assistant Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2008 Houston Texans Assistant Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2007 Seattle Seahawks Defense / Special Projects 10-6-0 1-1
2006 Seattle Seahawks Defense / Special Projects 9-7-0 1-1
2005 Seattle Seahawks Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 2-1
2004 Seattle Seahawks Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
2003 Seattle Seahawks Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
2002 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2001 Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2000 Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1999 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 3-13-0 0-0
1997 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 6-9-1 0-0
1996 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1995 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1994 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 3-0
1993 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
1992 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
1991 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1990 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 14-2-0 1-1
1989 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 14-2-0 3-0
1988 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 10-6-0 3-0
1987 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 13-2-0 0-1
1986 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 10-5-1 0-1
1985 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1984 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 15-1-0 3-0
1983 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1982 San Francisco 49ers Assistant Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 3-6-0 0-0
1981 San Francisco 49ers Assistant Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 13-3-0 3-0

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