Jack Del Rio
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Jack Del Rio is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the defensive coordinator for the Washington Commanders since 2020. During this time period, the Commanders compiled a 26-35-1 record. During his career he was a head coach for twelve seasons, first with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He led the Jaguars for nine seasons, compiling a record of 70-74-0. He was fired from the Jaguars on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. Del Rio was fired after a 3-8 start to his ninth season with the team. His next head coaching stint was with the Oakland Raiders from 2015 to 2017, as he led the team to a 25-23-0 record. He was fired from the Raiders on Sunday, December 31, 2017. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 95-97-0 across twelve seasons including going 1-3-0 in the playoffs.
During his time as defensive coordinator and head coach he coached three players to award-winning seasons. As the head coach for the Raiders Khalil Mack won AP Defensive Player of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Panthers Julius Peppers won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. As the defensive coordinator for the Team Chase Young won AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Jack Del Rio Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Del Rio served as an assistant coach for Mike Ditka, Brian Billick, John Fox, and Ron Rivera. During this time, he coached for four years for John Fox and Ron Rivera. During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Mike Smith, Anthony Lynn, and Dirk Koetter) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 118-106-0 in the regular season and 2-5 in the playoffs during their fourteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.
He was drafted in the third round with the sixty-eighth pick in the 1985 draft to play linebacker for the Saints.
Del Rio was born on Thursday, April 4, 1963 in Castro Valley, California. Del Rio and his wife, Linda, have four children. Three daughters, Lauren, Hope, and Aubrey, and one son, Luke. He earned his degree in political science from the University of Kansas while playing for the Kansas City Chiefs.
|2023 Washington Commanders||Defensive Coordinator||4-8-0||0-0|
|2022 Washington Commanders||Defensive Coordinator||8-8-1||0-0|
|2021 Washington Football Team||Defensive Coordinator||7-10-0||0-0|
|2020 Washington Football Team||Defensive Coordinator||7-9-0||0-1|
|2017 Oakland Raiders||Head Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|2016 Oakland Raiders||Head Coach||12-4-0||0-1|
|2015 Oakland Raiders||Head Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|2014 Denver Broncos||Defensive Coordinator||12-4-0||0-1|
|2013 Denver Broncos||Defensive Coordinator||13-3-0||2-1|
|2012 Denver Broncos||Defensive Coordinator||13-3-0||0-1|
|2011 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||3-8-0||0-0|
|2010 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|2009 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|2008 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||5-11-0||0-0|
|2007 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||11-5-0||1-1|
|2006 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|2005 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||12-4-0||0-1|
|2004 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|2003 Jacksonville Jaguars||Head Coach||5-11-0||0-0|
|2002 Carolina Panthers||Defensive Coordinator||7-9-0||0-0|
|2001 Baltimore Ravens||Linebackers Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|2000 Baltimore Ravens||Linebackers Coach||12-4-0||4-0|
|1999 Baltimore Ravens||Linebackers Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|1998 New Orleans Saints||Linebackers Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|1997 New Orleans Saints||Assistant Strength Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
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- Years as head coach: 12
- Years as a coordinator: 8
- Championships won: 2000
- Conference Championships won: 2000 and 2013
- First in total wins for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
- Second in winning percentage for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
- Fifth in winning percentage for the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Past teams coached for: Washington Commanders/Washington Football Team, Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints
- Family Members: Luke Del Rio, Son
- Date of Birth: Thursday, April 4, 1963 (60 years old), Castro Valley, California
- Draft: NFL Draft: 1985, Round 3, Pick 12