Top 20 Coaching Victories

02/21/2005
(At the Start of the 2005 Season)
 
     
Regular Season
Post-Season
Overall
Rank Coach (Team) Yrs.
W
L
T
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
T
Pct.
1 Don Shula * (Colts, Dolphins) 33
328
156
6
.677
19
17
.528
347
173
6
.677
2 George Halas * (Bears) 40
318
148
31
.682
6
3
.667
324
151
31
.682
3 Tom Landry * (Cowboys) 29
250
162
6
.607
20
16
.556
270
178
6
.603
4 Curly Lambeau * (Packers, Cardinals, Redskins) 33
226
132
22
.631
3
2
.600
229
134
22
.631
5 Paul Brown * (Browns#, Bengals) 25
213
104
9
.667
9
8
.529
222
112
9
.660
6 Chuck Noll * (Steelers) 23
193
148
1
.566
16
8
.667
209
156
1
.572
7 Dan Reeves (Broncos, Giants, Falcons) 23
190
165
2
.535
11
9
.550
201
174
2
.536
8 Chuck Knox (Rams, Bills, Seahawks) 22
186
147
1
.558
7
11
.389
193
158
1
.550
9 MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER (Browns, Chiefs, Redskins, Chargers) 19
177
117
1
.602
5
12
.294
182
129
1
.585
10 Bud Grant * (Vikings) 18
158
96
5
.621
10
12
.455
168
108
5
.608
11 BILL PARCELLS (Giants, Patriots, Jets, Cowboys) 17
154
116
1
.570
11
7
.611
165
123
1
.573
12 Marv Levy * (Chiefs, Bills) 17
143
112
0
.561
11
8
.579
154
120
0
.562
13 Steve Owen * (Giants) 23
151
100
17
.602
2
8
.200
153
108
17
.586
14 JOE GIBBS * (Redskins) 13
130
70
0
.650
16
5
.762
146
75
0
.661
15 BILL COWHER (Steelers) 13
130
77
1
.627
8
9
.471
138
86
1
.616
16 Hank Stram * (Chiefs, Saints) 17
131
97
10
.574
5
3
.625
136
100
10
.576
17T Weeb Ewbank * (Colts, Jets) 20
130
129
7
.502
4
1
.800
134
130
7
.508
17T MIKE HOLMGREN (Packers, Seahawks) 13
125
83
0
.601
9
8
.529
134
91
0
.596
19 Mike Ditka ^ (Bears, Saints) 14
121
95
0
.560
6
6
.500
127
101
0
.557
20 Jim Mora (Saints, Colts) 15
125
106
0
.541
0
6
.000
125
112
0
.527
 
2004 Notes:
BILL COWHER entered the Top 20 coaches in 2004. George Seifert (124 wins) was displaced from the Top 20.
Next in Line:
Of those coaches currently active, MIKE SHANAHAN (116 wins) and DICK VERMEIL (116 wins) are the closest to a Top Twenty ranking in coaching victories.
 
# - Paul Brown's total reflects record from the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and NFL
* Pro Football Hall of Fame Member
^ - Enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player
ACTIVE COACHES
Note: Prior to 1972, ties did not count in winning percentage.

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