Tom Coughlin

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
28 237-208-2 53.24% 17-9 65.38%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Marion Campbell, Forrest Gregg, Bill Parcells

Children:

Kevin Gilbride, Dick Jauron, Lane Kiffin, Chris Palmer, Bobby Petrino, Steve Spagnuolo, Tony Sparano, Matt Rhule, Ben McAdoo


Biography

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Career Summary

Tom Coughlin was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1984 to 2017, finishing his career as the executive vice president of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Over his twenty-eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 237-208-2. During his career he was a head coach for twenty seasons, first with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He led the Jaguars for eight seasons, compiling a record of 68-60-0. He was fired from the Jaguars. His next head coaching stint was with the New York Giants from 2004 to 2015, as he led the team to a 102-90-0 record. During his time leading the Giants the team won the Super Bowl in 2007 and 2011. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 170-150-0 across twenty seasons including going 12-7-0 in the playoffs.

Career Awards

During the 2014 season as the head coach of the New York Giants he coached Odell Beckham to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Tom Coughlin Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Coughlin served as an assistant coach for Marion Campbell, Forrest Gregg, and Bill Parcells. Three of these years were spent on Parcells' coaching staff. During his time as head coach, nine assistant coaches, (Dick Jauron, Kevin Gilbride, Chris Palmer, Bobby Petrino, Lane Kiffin, Tony Sparano, Steve Spagnuolo, Matt Rhule, and Ben McAdoo) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 141-250-0 in the regular season and 0-3 in the playoffs during their twenty-seven seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.

Personal Information

Coughlin was born on Saturday, August 31, 1946 in Waterloo (village), New York, New York.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2017 Jacksonville Jaguars Executive Vice President 10-6-0 2-1
2015 New York Giants Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2014 New York Giants Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2013 New York Giants Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2012 New York Giants Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2011 New York Giants Head Coach 9-7-0 4-0
2010 New York Giants Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
2009 New York Giants Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2008 New York Giants Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2007 New York Giants Head Coach 10-6-0 4-0
2006 New York Giants Head Coach 8-8-0 0-1
2005 New York Giants Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
2004 New York Giants Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2002 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2001 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2000 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1999 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 14-2-0 1-1
1998 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1997 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1996 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 9-7-0 2-1
1995 Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1993 Boston College Eagles Head Coach 9-3-0
1992 Boston College Eagles Head Coach 8-3-1
1991 Boston College Eagles Head Coach 4-7-0
1990 New York Giants Wide Receivers Coach 13-3-0 3-0
1989 New York Giants Wide Receivers Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1988 New York Giants Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1987 Green Bay Packers Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers Coach 5-9-1 0-0
1986 Green Bay Packers Passing Game Coordinator / Wide Receivers Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receivers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receivers Coach 6-9-1 0-0
1983 Boston College Eagles Quarterbacks Coach 9-3-0
1982 Boston College Eagles Quarterbacks Coach 8-3-1
1981 Boston College Eagles Quarterbacks Coach 5-6-0
1980 Syracuse Orange Offensive Coordinator 5-6-0
1979 Syracuse Orange Offensive Coordinator 7-5-0
1978 Syracuse Orange Offensive Coordinator 3-8-0
1977 Syracuse Orange Offensive Coordinator 6-5-0
1976 Syracuse Orange Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 3-8-0
1975 Syracuse Orange Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 6-5-0
1974 Syracuse Orange Quarterbacks Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 2-9-0
1969 Syracuse Orange Graduate Assistant 5-5-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 20
  • Championships won: 1990, 2007, and 2011
  • Conference Championships won: 1990, 2007, and 2011
  • First in total wins for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Second in total wins for the New York Giants.
  • First in winning percentage for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Fourth in winning percentage for the New York Giants.
  • Most playoff wins in New York Giants and Jacksonville Jaguars history (8 and 4)
  • Past teams coached for: Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles
  • College Attended: Syracuse Orange
  • Position Played: 0
  • Date of Birth: Saturday, August 31, 1946 (75 years old), Waterloo (village), New York, New York