Pete Cawthon

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 13-40-0 24.53% 0-0 0.00%

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Aldo Donelli


Career Summary

Pete Cawthon was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1943 to 1947, finishing his career as the associate coach of the Detroit Lions. Over his five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 13-40-0. He was the head coach of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1943 until the 1944 season, during which time the Dodgers went 2-18-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Pete Cawthon Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Cawthon served as an assistant coach for Gus Dorais. He spent three years as an assistant coach to Gus Dorais, finishing as the associate coach in 1947. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Aldo Donelli, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Pete Cawthon's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Cleveland Rams for one season where he combined for a regular season record of 4-6-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1947 Detroit Lions Associate Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1946 Detroit Lions Associate Coach 1-10-0 0-0
1945 Detroit Lions Associate Coach 7-3-0 0-0
1944 Brooklyn Tigers Head Coach 0-10-0 0-0
1943 Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach 2-8-0 0-0

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