San Francisco 49ers Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Kyle Shanahan 2017-2020 25-26-0 49.0% 2-1
Chip Kelly 2016 2-14-0 12.5% 0-0
Jim Tomsula 2010, 2015 6-11-0 35.3% 0-0
Jim Harbaugh 2011-2014 44-19-1 69.5% 5-3
Mike Singletary 2008-2010 18-22-0 45.0% 0-0
Mike Nolan 2005-2008 18-37-0 32.7% 0-0
Dennis Erickson 2003-2004 9-23-0 28.1% 0-0
Steve Mariucci 1997-2002 57-39-0 59.4% 3-4
George Seifert 1989-1996 98-30-0 76.6% 10-5
Bill Walsh 1979-1988 92-59-1 60.9% 10-4
Pete McCulley 1978 2-14-0 12.5% 0-0
Fred O'Connor 1978 2-14-0 12.5% 0-0
Ken Meyer 1977 5-9-0 35.7% 0-0
Monte Clark 1976 8-6-0 57.1% 0-0
Dick Nolan 1968-1975 54-53-5 50.4% 2-3
Jack Christiansen 1963-1967 26-38-3 41.0% 0-0
Red Hickey 1959-1963 27-27-1 50.0% 0-0
Frankie Albert 1956-1958 19-16-1 54.2% 0-1
Norman "Red" Strader 1955 4-8-0 33.3% 0-0
Lawrence "Buck" Shaw 1946-1954 71-39-4 64.0% 1-1

Franchise history

Franchise history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Franchise facts

  • Year Founded: 1946
  • Championships won: 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, and 1994
  • Most wins in the NFL from 1980-1989.
  • Most wins in the NFL from 1990-1999.
  • George Seifert: Highest Win % in franchise history (76.6%)
  • George Seifert and Bill Walsh: Most playoff wins in franchise history (10)