|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
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.
Clark Shaughnessy Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Shaughnessy served as an assistant coach for Turk Edwards, George Halas, and Paddy Driscoll. Ten of these years were spent on Halas' coaching staff. During his time as head coach, two assistant coaches, (Joe Stydahar and Red Hickey) 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.
Shaughnessy was born on Sunday, March 6, 1892 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
|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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