Clive Rush

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
8 45-54-6 45.71% 2-0 100.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Weeb Ewbank

Children:

John Mazur


Biography

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Career Summary

Clive Rush was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1963 to 1970, finishing his career as the head coach of the Boston Patriots. Over his eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 46-60-6. He was the head coach of the Boston Patriots from 1969 until the 1970 season, during which time the Patriots went 6-22-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Career Awards

During the 1968 season as the offensive coordinator of the New York Jets he coached Joe Namath to the AP AFL Player of the Year.

Clive Rush Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Rush served as an assistant coach for Weeb Ewbank. He spent six years as an assistant coach to Weeb Ewbank, finishing as the offensive coordinator in 1968. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, John Mazur, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Clive Rush's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the New England Patriots for two seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 8-15-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.

Personal Information

Rush was born on Saturday, February 14, 1931 in De Graff, Ohio.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1970 Boston Patriots Head Coach 1-6-0 0-0
1969 Boston Patriots Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1968 New York Jets Offensive Coordinator 11-3-0 2-0
1967 New York Jets Offensive Coordinator 8-5-1 0-0
1966 New York Jets Offensive Coordinator 6-6-2 0-0
1965 New York Jets Offensive Coordinator 5-8-1 0-0
1964 New York Jets Offensive Coordinator 5-8-1 0-0
1963 New York Jets Offensive Coordinator 5-8-1 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 2
  • Years as a coordinator: 6
  • Championships won: 1968
  • Past teams coached for: Boston Patriots, New York Jets
  • Date of Birth: Saturday, February 14, 1931 (49 years old), De Graff, Ohio