Howard Schnellenberger

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
9 77-50-1 60.55% 5-3 62.50%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Don Shula

Children:

Pete McCulley


Biography

Career Summary

Howard Schnellenberger was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1970 to 1978, finishing his career as the passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach/offensive assistant coach of the Miami Dolphins. Over his nine years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 77-50-1. He was the head coach of the Baltimore Colts from 1973 until the 1974 season, during which time the Colts went 6-22-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Howard Schnellenberger Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Schnellenberger served as an assistant coach for Don Shula. He spent seven years as an assistant coach to Don Shula, finishing as the passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach/offensive assistant coach in 1978. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Pete McCulley, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Howard Schnellenberger's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers for one season where he combined for a regular season record of 1-8-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1978 Miami Dolphins Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1977 Miami Dolphins Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 10-4-0 0-0
1976 Miami Dolphins Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1975 Miami Dolphins Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 10-4-0 0-0
1974 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 2-12-0 0-0
1973 Baltimore Colts Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1972 Miami Dolphins Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 14-0-0 3-0
1971 Miami Dolphins Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 10-3-1 2-1
1970 Miami Dolphins Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 10-4-0 0-1

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