Allie Sherman

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
14 105-72-7 58.97% 0-5 0.00%

Biography

Career Summary

Allie Sherman was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1949 to 1968, finishing his career as the head coach of the New York Giants. Over his fourteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 105-72-7. He was the head coach of the New York Giants from 1961 until the 1968 season, during which time the Giants went 57-51-4. During his career he was a head coach for eight seasons.

Career Awards

Sherman won the NFL's Coach of the Year award two times throughout his career, most recently in 1962 after guiding the Giants to a 12-2-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. During the 1963 season as the head coach of the New York Giants he coached Y.A. Tittle to the Most Valuable Player.

Head Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Jack Patera, Harland Svare, and Alex Webster) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 82-134-4 in the regular season and 0-0 in the playoffs during their sixteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1968 New York Giants Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1967 New York Giants Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1966 New York Giants Head Coach 1-12-1 0-0
1965 New York Giants Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1964 New York Giants Head Coach 2-10-2 0-0
1963 New York Giants Head Coach 11-3-0 0-1
1962 New York Giants Head Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1961 New York Giants Head Coach 10-3-1 0-1
1960 New York Giants Offensive Coordinator 6-4-2 0-0
1959 New York Giants Offensive Coordinator 10-2-0 0-1
1952 New York Giants Backfield Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1951 New York Giants Backfield Coach 9-2-1 0-0
1950 New York Giants Backfield Coach 10-2-0 0-1
1949 New York Giants Backfield Coach 6-6-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 8
  • Years as a coordinator: 2
  • Coach of the Year awards: 1961 and 1962
  • Fifth in total wins for the New York Giants.
  • Fifth in winning percentage for the New York Giants.
  • Past teams coached for: New York Giants