Mike Riley

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 23-41-0 35.94% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Mike Riley was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1999 to 2002, finishing his career as the assistant head coach/secondary coach of the New Orleans Saints. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 23-41-0. He was the head coach of the San Diego Chargers from 1999 until the 2001 season, during which time the Chargers went 14-34-0. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons. He was fired from the Chargers on Monday, December 31, 2001.

Mike Riley Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Riley served as an assistant coach for Jim Haslett. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Jim Haslett, finishing as the assistant head coach/secondary coach in 2002.

Personal Information

Riley was born on Monday, July 6, 1953 in Wallace, Idaho.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2017 Nebraska Cornhuskers Head Coach 4-8-0
2016 Nebraska Cornhuskers Head Coach 9-4-0
2015 Nebraska Cornhuskers Head Coach 6-7-0
2002 New Orleans Saints Assistant Head Coach / Secondary Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2001 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2000 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 1-15-0 0-0
1999 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 3
  • Past teams coached for: New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers
  • College Attended: Alabama Crimson Tide
  • Date of Birth: Monday, July 6, 1953 (70 years old), Wallace, Idaho