Norman "Red" Strader

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
7 53-35-2 60.00% 0-3 0.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Ray Flaherty

Children:

Frankie Albert, Phil Bengtson, Red Hickey, Bill Johnson


Biography

Career Summary

Norman "Red" Strader was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1946 to 1955, finishing his career as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Over his seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 53-35-2. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the New York Yankees. He led the Yankees for two seasons, compiling a record of 14-12-0. His next head coaching stint was with the New York Yanks for the 1950 season, leading the team to a 7-5-0 record. His third head coach placement began in 1955 with the San Francisco 49ers. He coached them for one season and the team had a 4-8-0 record during his tenure. During his entire head coaching career, his three teams combined for a record of 25-25-0 across four seasons including going 0-1-0 in the playoffs.

Norman "Red" Strader Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, four assistant coaches, (Frankie Albert, Phil Bengtson, Red Hickey, and Bill Johnson) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 88-86-3 in the regular season and 0-1 in the playoffs during their fourteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1955 San Francisco 49ers Head Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1952 San Francisco 49ers Assistant Coach / Chief Scout 7-5-0 0-0
1950 New York Yanks Head Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1949 New York Yankees Head Coach 8-4-0 0-1
1948 New York Yankees Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1947 New York Yankees Backfield Coach 11-2-1 0-1
1946 New York Yankees Backfield Coach 10-3-1 0-1

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