Jim Zorn

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
16 130-126-0 50.78% 5-7 41.67%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Dennis Erickson, Mike Holmgren, Bobby Ross

Children:

Arthur Smith


Biography

Career Summary

Jim Zorn was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1997 to 2012, finishing his career as the quarterbacks coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Over his sixteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 130-126-0. He was the head coach of the Washington Redskins from 2008 until the 2009 season, during which time the Redskins went 12-20-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Jim Zorn Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Zorn served as an assistant coach for Dennis Erickson, Bobby Ross, Mike Holmgren, John Harbaugh, Todd Haley, and Romeo Crennel. Seven of these years were spent on Holmgren's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Arthur Smith, was eventually hired as a head coach. He is the current head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. After coaching with Jim Zorn he has posted a 7-10-0 record as head coach.

Personal Information

Zorn was born on Sunday, May 10, 1953 in Whittier, California.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2012 Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2011 Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2010 Baltimore Ravens Quarterbacks Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2009 Washington Redskins Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2008 Washington Redskins Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2007 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2006 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 1-1
2005 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2004 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-1
2003 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2002 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2001 Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2000 Detroit Lions Quarterbacks Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1999 Detroit Lions Quarterbacks Coach 8-8-0 0-1
1998 Detroit Lions Quarterbacks Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1997 Seattle Seahawks Offensive Assistant Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1996 Minnesota Golden Gophers Quarterbacks Coach 4-7-0
1994 Utah Utes Offensive Coordinator 10-2-0
1993 Utah Utes Offensive Coordinator 7-6-0
1992 Utah Utes Offensive Coordinator 6-6-0
1991 Boise State Broncos Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 7-4-0
1990 Boise State Broncos Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 10-4-0
1989 Boise State Broncos Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 6-5-0
1988 Boise State Broncos Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Assistant Coach 8-4-0

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