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Marty Schottenheimer

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
30 252-213-1 54.18% 5-15 25.00%

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Biography

Marty Schottenheimer was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1975 to 2006, finishing his career as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers. Over his thirty years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 252-213-1. During his career he was a head coach for twenty seasons, first with the Cleveland Browns. He led the Browns for four seasons, compiling a record of 40-23-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1989 to 1998, as he led the team to a 101-58-1 record. His third head coach placement began in 2001 with the Washington Redskins. He coached them for one season and the team had a 8-8-0 record during his tenure. His last opportunity as head coach began in 2002 with the San Diego Chargers. He coached them for five seasons and the team had a 47-33-0 during his tenure with the team.Throughout Schottenheimer's coaching career his teams led the league in victories twice, most recently in 1995.

Schottenheimer won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 2004 after guiding the Chargers to a 12-4-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. During his time as defensive coordinator and head coach he coached eight players to award-winning seasons. As the head coach for the Chiefs Marcus Allen won Comeback Player of the Year, Barry Word won Comeback Player of the Year, Derrick Thomas won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Dale Carter won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. As the head coach for the Chargers LaDainian Tomlinson won AP Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player, Drew Brees won Comeback Player of the Year, and Shawne Merriman won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Browns Chip Banks won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2006 Head Coach 14-2-0 0-1
2005 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2004 Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2003 Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2002 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2001 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1998 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1997 Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1996 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1995 Head Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1994 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1993 Head Coach 11-5-0 2-1
1992 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1990 Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1989 Head Coach 8-7-1 0-0
1988 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1987 Head Coach 10-5-0 1-1
1986 Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1985 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-1
1984 Interim Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1983 Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
1982 Defensive Coordinator 4-5-0 0-1
1981 Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
1980 Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
1979 Linebackers Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1978 Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1977 Defensive Coordinator 5-9-0 0-0
1976 Linebackers Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1975 Linebackers Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Marty Schottenheimer has the most wins (200) of any head coach who didn't win a championship.