Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Mike Tomlin 2007-2020 138-74-1 65.0% 8-7
Bill Cowher 1992-2006 149-90-1 62.3% 12-9
Chuck Noll 1969-1991 193-148-1 56.6% 16-8
Bill Austin 1966-1968 11-28-3 29.8% 0-0
Mike Nixon 1965 2-12-0 14.3% 0-0
Buddy Parker 1957-1964 51-47-6 51.9% 0-0
Walt Kiesling 1939-1942, 1954-1956 24-44-4 36.1% 0-0
Joe Bach 1935-1936, 1952-1953 21-27-0 43.8% 0-0
John Michelosen 1948-1951 20-26-2 43.8% 0-0
Jock Sutherland 1946-1947 13-9-1 58.7% 0-1
Jim Leonard 1945 2-8-0 20.0% 0-0
Bert Bell 1941 0-2-0 0.0% 0-0
Aldo Donelli 1941 0-5-0 0.0% 0-0
Johnny McNally 1937-1938 6-16-0 27.3% 0-0
Luby DiMelio 1934 2-10-0 16.7% 0-0
Forrest Douds 1933 3-6-2 36.4% 0-0

Franchise history

Franchise history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Franchise facts

  • Year Founded: 1933
  • Championships won: 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 2005, and 2008
  • Other Names: Pittsburgh Pirates, 1933-1939; Pittsburgh Steelers, 1940-1942; Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers, 1944; Pittsburgh Steelers, 1945-2020
  • Most wins in the NFL since the NFL/AFL merger in 1970.
  • 3rd-most wins in the NFL from 2000-2009.
  • 2nd-most wins in the NFL from 2010 through today.
  • Mike Tomlin: Highest Win % in franchise history (65.0%)
  • Chuck Noll: Most playoff wins in franchise history (16)