Barry Switzer

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 40-24-0 62.50% 5-2 71.43%

Coaching Tree


Dave Campo, Butch Davis, Mike Zimmer


Career Summary

Barry Switzer was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1994 to 1997, finishing his career as the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 40-24-0. He was the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1994 until the 1997 season, during which time the Cowboys went 40-24-0. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons. In 1995, the Cowboys won the Super Bowl against the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17.

Barry Switzer Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Dave Campo, Butch Davis, and Mike Zimmer) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 103-115-1 in the regular season and 2-4 in the playoffs during their fifteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1997 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1996 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 10-6-0 1-1
1995 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 12-4-0 3-0
1994 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 12-4-0 1-1

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 4
  • Championships won: 1995
  • Conference Championships won: 1995
  • Fourth in total wins for the Dallas Cowboys.
  • First in winning percentage for the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Past teams coached for: Dallas Cowboys
  • College Attended: Arkansas Razorbacks