Dudley DeGroot

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 28-17-3 61.46% 0-1 0.00%

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Turk Edwards


Biography

Career Summary

Dudley DeGroot was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1944 to 1947, finishing his career as the head coach of the Los Angeles Dons. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 28-17-3. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the Washington Redskins. He led the Redskins for two seasons, compiling a record of 14-5-1. His next head coaching stint was with the Los Angeles Dons from 1946 to 1947, as he led the team to a 14-12-2 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 28-17-3 across four seasons including going 0-1-0 in the playoffs.

Dudley DeGroot Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, DeGroot served as an assistant coach for Mel Hein. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Mel Hein, finishing as the head coach in 1947. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Turk Edwards, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Dudley DeGroot's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Washington Redskins for two seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 9-13-1 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1947 Los Angeles Dons Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1946 Los Angeles Dons Head Coach 7-5-2 0-0
1945 Washington Redskins Head Coach 8-2-0 0-1
1944 Washington Redskins Head Coach 6-3-1 0-0

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