Dewey Scanlon

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 17-15-4 52.78% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Dewey Scanlon was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1924 to 1929, finishing his career as the head coach of the Chicago Cardinals. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 17-15-4. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the Duluth Kelleys. He led the Kelleys for three seasons, compiling a record of 11-9-3. His next head coaching stint was with the Chicago Cardinals for the 1929 season, leading the team to a 6-6-1 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 17-15-4 across four seasons.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1929 Chicago Cardinals Head Coach 6-6-1 0-0
1926 Duluth Eskimos Head Coach 6-5-3 0-0
1925 Duluth Kelleys Head Coach 0-3-0 0-0
1924 Duluth Kelleys Head Coach 5-1-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 4
  • First in total wins for the Duluth Kelleys.
  • First in winning percentage for the Duluth Kelleys.
  • Past teams coached for: Chicago Cardinals, Duluth Eskimos/Duluth Kelleys