Dave Campo

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
23 191-177-0 51.90% 14-8 63.64%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Chan Gailey, Jimmy Johnson, Barry Switzer

Children:

Mike Zimmer


Biography

Career Summary

Dave Campo was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1989 to 2011, finishing his career as the secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Over his twenty-three years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 191-177-0. He was the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 2000 until the 2002 season, during which time the Cowboys went 15-33-0. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.

Dave Campo Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Campo served as an assistant coach for Jimmy Johnson, Barry Switzer, Chan Gailey, Butch Davis, Jack Del Rio, Wade Phillips, and Jason Garrett. Five of these years were spent on Johnson's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Mike Zimmer, was eventually hired as a head coach. He is the current head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. After coaching with Dave Campo he has posted a 69-52-1 record during the regular season and 2-3 in the playoffs as head coach.

Personal Information

Campo was born on Friday, July 18, 1947 in Groton, Connecticut.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2011 Dallas Cowboys Secondary Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2010 Dallas Cowboys Secondary Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Dallas Cowboys Secondary Coach 11-5-0 1-1
2008 Dallas Cowboys Secondary Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2007 Jacksonville Jaguars Assistant Head Coach / Secondary Coach 11-5-0 1-1
2006 Jacksonville Jaguars Assistant Head Coach / Secondary Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2005 Jacksonville Jaguars Assistant Head Coach / Secondary Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2004 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2003 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
2002 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2001 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2000 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1999 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-1
1998 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1997 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
1996 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 1-1
1995 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 3-0
1994 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1993 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 3-0
1992 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Backs Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1991 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Backs Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1990 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Assistant Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1989 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Assistant Coach 1-15-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 3
  • Years as a coordinator: 7
  • Championships won: 1992, 1993, and 1995
  • Conference Championships won: 1992, 1993, and 1995
  • Past teams coached for: Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns
  • College Attended: Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
  • Date of Birth: Friday, July 18, 1947 (74 years old), Groton, Connecticut