Jock Sutherland

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 28-16-1 63.33% 0-1 0.00%

Coaching Tree


Mike Getto, Joe Kuharich, John Michelosen, Mike Nixon


Career Summary

Jock Sutherland was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1940 to 1947, finishing his career as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 28-16-1. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He led the Dodgers for two seasons, compiling a record of 15-7-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1946 to 1947, as he led the team to a 13-9-1 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 28-16-1 across four seasons including going 0-1-0 in the playoffs.

Jock Sutherland Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, four assistant coaches, (John Michelosen, Mike Getto, Joe Kuharich, and Mike Nixon) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 87-145-7 in the regular season and 0-0 in the playoffs during their nineteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1947 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 8-4-0 0-1
1946 Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach 5-5-1 0-0
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach 7-4-0 0-0
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach 8-3-0 0-0

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