Vance Joseph

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
17 128-143-2 47.25% 2-6 25.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Gary Kubiak, Marvin Lewis, Mike Nolan, Mike Singletary, Adam Gase


Biography

Career Summary

Vance Joseph is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals since 2019. During this time period, the Cardinals compiled a 24-24-1 record. He was the head coach of the Denver Broncos from 2017 until the 2018 season, during which time the Broncos went 11-21-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons. He was fired from the Broncos on Monday, December 31, 2018.

Vance Joseph Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Joseph served as an assistant coach for Mike Nolan, Mike Singletary, Gary Kubiak, Marvin Lewis, Adam Gase, and Kliff Kingsbury. Four of these years were spent on Nolan's coaching staff.

Personal Information

Joseph was born on Saturday, September 30, 1972 in Marrero, Louisiana.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2021 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 11-6-0 0-1
2020 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2019 Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator 5-10-1 0-0
2018 Denver Broncos Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2017 Denver Broncos Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2016 Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
2015 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2014 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach 10-5-1 0-1
2013 Houston Texans Secondary Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2012 Houston Texans Secondary Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2011 Houston Texans Secondary Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2010 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2008 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2007 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2006 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2005 San Francisco 49ers Assistant Defensive Backs Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2003 Colorado Buffaloes Defensive Backs Coach 5-7-0
2002 Colorado Buffaloes Defensive Backs Coach 9-5-0
2001 Colorado Buffaloes Graduate Assistant 10-3-0
2000 Colorado Buffaloes Graduate Assistant 3-8-0

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