Dutch Clark

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
7 34-42-2 44.87% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Dutch Clark was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1937 to 1949, finishing his career as the backfield coach of the Los Angeles Dons. Over his seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 34-42-2. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons, first with the Detroit Lions. He led the Lions for two seasons, compiling a record of 14-8-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Cleveland Rams from 1939 to 1942, as he led the team to a 16-26-2 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 30-34-2 across six seasons.

Dutch Clark Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Clark served as an assistant coach for Jimmy Phelan. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Jimmy Phelan, finishing as the backfield coach in 1949.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1949 Los Angeles Dons Backfield Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1942 Cleveland Rams Head Coach 5-6-0 0-0
1941 Cleveland Rams Head Coach 2-9-0 0-0
1940 Cleveland Rams Head Coach 4-6-1 0-0
1939 Cleveland Rams Head Coach 5-5-1 0-0
1938 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-4-0 0-0
1937 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-4-0 0-0

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