John Robinson

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
10 86-71-0 54.78% 5-7 41.67%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

John Madden

Children:

Jeff Fisher, Steve Mariucci, Norv Turner


Biography

Career Summary

John Robinson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1975 to 1991, finishing his career as the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams. Over his ten years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 86-71-0. He was the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams from 1983 until the 1991 season, during which time the Rams went 75-68-0. During his career he was a head coach for nine seasons.

Career Awards

As the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams he coached three players to award-winning seasons: Eric Dickerson, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1983; Eric Dickerson, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1986; Charles White, Comeback Player of the Year in 1987; Greg Bell, Comeback Player of the Year in 1988.

John Robinson Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Robinson served as an assistant coach for John Madden. He spent one years as an assistant coach to John Madden, finishing as the offensive backfield coach in 1975. During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Steve Mariucci, Norv Turner, and Jeff Fisher) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 360-355-2 in the regular season and 12-14 in the playoffs during their forty-five seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1991 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 3-13-0 0-0
1990 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1989 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1988 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1987 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 6-9-0 0-0
1986 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1985 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1984 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1983 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 9-7-0 1-1
1975 Oakland Raiders Offensive Backfield Coach 11-3-0 1-1

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 9
  • First in total wins for the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Most playoff wins in Los Angeles Rams history (4)
  • Past teams coached for: Los Angeles Rams, Oakland Raiders
  • College Attended: Oregon Ducks