|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
Mike Zimmer is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the Minnesota Vikings since 2014. During this time period, the Vikings compiled a 64-47-1 record. He was the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings from 2014 until the 2021 season, during which time the Vikings went 64-47-1. During his career he was a head coach for eight seasons.
Mike Zimmer Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Zimmer served as an assistant coach for Barry Switzer, Chan Gailey, Dave Campo, Bill Parcells, Bobby Petrino, and Marvin Lewis. Six of these years were spent on Lewis' coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Kevin Stefanski, was eventually hired as a head coach. He is the current head coach of the Cleveland Browns. After coaching with Mike Zimmer he has posted a 11-5-0 record during the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs as head coach.
Zimmer played quarterback while at college.
Zimmer was born on Tuesday, June 5, 1956 in Peoria, Illinois.
|2021 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||0-0-0||0-0|
|2020 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|2019 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|2018 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||8-7-1||0-0|
|2017 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||13-3-0||1-1|
|2016 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|2015 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||11-5-0||0-1|
|2014 Minnesota Vikings||Head Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|2013 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Coordinator||11-5-0||0-1|
|2012 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Coordinator||10-6-0||0-1|
|2011 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Coordinator||9-7-0||0-1|
|2010 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Coordinator||4-12-0||0-0|
|2009 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Coordinator||10-6-0||0-1|
|2008 Cincinnati Bengals||Defensive Coordinator||4-11-1||0-0|
|2007 Atlanta Falcons||Defensive Coordinator||4-12-0||0-0|
|2006 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||9-7-0||0-1|
|2005 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||9-7-0||0-0|
|2004 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||6-10-0||0-0|
|2003 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||10-6-0||0-1|
|2002 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||5-11-0||0-0|
|2001 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||5-11-0||0-0|
|2000 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Coordinator||5-11-0||0-0|
|1999 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Backs Coach||8-8-0||0-1|
|1998 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Backs Coach||10-6-0||0-1|
|1997 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Backs Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|1996 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Backs Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|1995 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Backs Coach||12-4-0||3-0|
|1994 Dallas Cowboys||Defensive Assistant Coach||12-4-0||1-1|
|1980 Missouri Tigers||Assistant Coach||8-4-0|
|1979 Missouri Tigers||Assistant Coach||7-5-0|
Coach history guide
|Seasons with a championship win||Seasons with a conference championship|
- Years as head coach: 8
- Years as a coordinator: 14
- Championships won: 1995
- Conference Championships won: 1995
- Third in total wins for the Minnesota Vikings.
- Third in winning percentage for the Minnesota Vikings.
- Past teams coached for: Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys
- College Attended: Illinois State Redbirds
- Position Played: Quarterback
- Family Members: Adam Zimmer, Son
- Date of Birth: Tuesday, June 5, 1956 (65 years old), Peoria, Illinois