Kansas City Chiefs History

The Kansas City Chiefs are in their sixty-second season, playing their home games at Arrowhead Stadium, in Kansas City, Missouri since 1972. The Chiefs are led by head coach Andy Reid since 2013.

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Marcus Allen won the Comeback Player of the Year in 1993; Eric Berry won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2015; Barry Word won the Comeback Player of the Year in 1990; Derrick Thomas won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1989; Marcus Peters won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2015; Dale Carter won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1992; Bill Maas won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1984; Priest Holmes won the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2002; Abner Haynes won the AP AFL Player of the Year in 1960; Patrick Mahomes won the Most Valuable Player in 2018 and the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2018.

The Chiefs have won four championships in their history, most recently in 2019.

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Andy Reid 2013-2021 103-42-0 71.0% 8-6
Romeo Crennel 2011-2012 4-15-0 21.1% 0-0
Todd Haley 2009-2011 19-26-0 42.2% 0-1
Herman Edwards 2006-2008 15-33-0 31.3% 0-1
Dick Vermeil 2001-2005 44-36-0 55.0% 0-1
Gunther Cunningham 1999-2000 16-16-0 50.0% 0-0
Marty Schottenheimer 1989-1998 101-58-1 63.4% 3-7
Frank Gansz 1987-1988 8-22-1 27.4% 0-0
John Mackovic 1983-1986 30-34-0 46.9% 0-1
Marv Levy 1978-1982 31-42-0 42.5% 0-0
Tom Bettis 1977 2-7-0 22.2% 0-0
Paul Wiggin 1975-1977 11-24-0 31.4% 0-0
Hank Stram 1960-1974 124-76-10 61.4% 5-3

Franchise history

Franchise history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Franchise facts

  1. Founded in 1960 by Lamar Hunt as the Dallas Texans, the team would move to Kansas City in 1964 and become the Kansas City Chiefs.