Clark Shaughnessy

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
15 101-77-6 56.52% 0-2 0.00%

Biography

Career Summary

Clark Shaughnessy was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1947 to 1962, finishing his career as the defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears. Over his fifteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 101-77-6. He was the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams from 1948 until the 1949 season, during which time the Rams went 14-7-3. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Head Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, two assistant coaches, (Red Hickey and Joe Stydahar) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 56-57-2 in the regular season and 2-2 in the playoffs during their ten seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has won a single championship, in 1951 by the Los Angeles Rams, led by Joe Stydahar.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1962 Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator 9-5-0 0-0
1961 Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator 8-6-0 0-0
1960 Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator 5-6-1 0-0
1959 Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator 8-4-0 0-0
1958 Chicago Bears Defensive Coach / Defensive Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1957 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1956 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 9-2-1 0-1
1955 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1954 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1953 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 3-8-1 0-0
1952 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1951 Chicago Bears Defensive Assistant Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1949 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 8-2-2 0-1
1948 Los Angeles Rams Head Coach 6-5-1 0-0
1947 Washington Redskins Offensive Consultant 4-8-0 0-0

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