Los Angeles Chargers History

The Los Angeles Chargers are in their sixty-second season, playing their home games at SoFi Stadium, in Los Angeles, California since 2020. The Chargers are led by head coach Brandon Staley since 2021.

In 2004, head coach Marty Schottenheimer won Coach of the Year after leading the team to a 12-4-0 record.

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: LaDainian Tomlinson won the Most Valuable Player in 2006 and the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2006; Philip Rivers won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2013; Drew Brees won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2004; Joey Bosa won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2016; Shawne Merriman won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2005; Leslie O'Neal won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1986; Don Woods won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1974; Dan Fouts won the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1982; Tobin Rote won the AP AFL Player of the Year in 1963; Keenan Allen won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2017; Justin Herbert won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2020.

The Chargers have won a single league championship in their history in 1963, lead by head coach Sid Gillman.

Los Angeles Chargers Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Brandon Staley 2021 1-0-0 100.0% 0-0
Anthony Lynn 2017-2020 33-31-0 51.6% 1-1
Mike McCoy 2013-2016 27-37-0 42.2% 1-1
Norv Turner 2007-2012 56-40-0 58.3% 3-3
Marty Schottenheimer 2002-2006 47-33-0 58.8% 0-2
Mike Riley 1999-2001 14-34-0 29.2% 0-0
Kevin Gilbride 1997-1998 6-16-0 27.3% 0-0
June Jones 1998 3-7-0 30.0% 0-0
Bobby Ross 1992-1996 47-33-0 58.8% 3-3
Dan Henning 1989-1991 16-32-0 33.3% 0-0
Al Saunders 1986-1988 18-29-0 38.3% 0-0
Don Coryell 1978-1986 73-64-0 53.3% 3-4
Tommy Prothro 1974-1978 29-43-0 40.3% 0-0
Ron Waller 1973 2-11-1 17.9% 0-0
Harland Svare 1971-1972 6-11-1 36.1% 0-0
Sid Gillman 1960-1969, 1971 92-56-6 61.7% 1-4
Charlie Waller 1969-1970 13-12-3 51.8% 0-0

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