Charlie Waller

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
2 13-12-3 51.79% 0-0 0.00%

Coaching Tree


Sid Gillman


Bum Phillips


Career Summary

Charlie Waller was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1969 to 1970, finishing his career as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers. Over his two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 13-12-3. He was the head coach of the Chargers for the 1970 season. The Chargers went 5-6-3 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Charlie Waller Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Waller served as an assistant coach for Sid Gillman. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Sid Gillman, finishing as the interim head coach in 1969. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Bum Phillips, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Charlie Waller's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints for eleven seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 82-77-0 and 4-3 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1970 San Diego Chargers Head Coach 5-6-3 0-0
1969 San Diego Chargers Interim Head Coach 8-6-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 1
  • Named the interim head coach during the 1969 season for the San Diego Chargers
  • Past teams coached for: San Diego Chargers