|Date of birth||January 22, 1940|
|Place of birth||San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Head coaching record|
|Regular season||114–62–0 (.648)|
|Career record||124–67–0 (.649)|
|Super Bowl wins||1989 XXIV|
|Championships won||NFC (1989, 1994)|
|Coaching stats||Pro Football Reference|
|Team(s) as a coach/administrator|
|University of Utah (GA)|
University of Iowa (GA)
University of Oregon (DB)
Stanford University (DB)
Stanford University (DB)
San Francisco 49ers (DB)
San Francisco 49ers (DC)
San Francisco 49ers
George Seifert (born January 22, 1940) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach for the San Francisco 49ers  and the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Seifert joined the 49ers' coaching staff under Bill Walsh in 1980 as defensive backs coach and served as the team's defensive coordinator from 1983 to 1988.
As a 49er assistant, his defenses finished in the top ten in fewest points allowed in each of his six seasons in that capacity: fourth in 1983, first in 1984, second in 1985, third in 1986 and 1987, and eighth in 1988. His final two defenses, 1987 and 1988, finished first and third in fewest yards allowed, respectively. In 1989, he was elevated to head coach, He is one of only thirteen NFL head coaches with more than one Super Bowl victory, winning in convincing fashion during both the 1989 and 1994 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. In all, Seifert coached on five Super Bowl champion teams with the 49ers.
Seifert also coached at the college level, leading Westminster College and Cornell University's football teams. He was also an assistant at the University of Utah (his alma mater), Stanford University, the University of Oregon and the University of Iowa.
Head coaching record[edit | edit source]
National Football League[edit | edit source]
|Team||Year||Regular Season||Post Season|
|Won||Lost||Ties||Win %||Finish||Won||Lost||Win %||Result|
|SF||1989||14||2||0||.875||1st in NFC West||3||0||1.000||Super Bowl XXIV Champions.|
|SF||1990||14||2||0||.875||1st in NFC West||1||1||.500||Lost to New York Giants in NFC Championship Game.|
|SF||1991||10||6||0||.625||3rd in NFC West||-||-||-||-|
|SF||1992||14||2||0||.875||1st in NFC West||1||1||.500||Lost to Dallas Cowboys in NFC Championship Game.|
|SF||1993||10||6||0||.625||1st in NFC West||1||1||.500||Lost to Dallas Cowboys in NFC Championship Game.|
|SF||1994||13||3||0||.813||1st in NFC West||3||0||1.000||Super Bowl XXIX Champions.|
|SF||1995||11||5||0||.688||1st in NFC West||0||1||.000||Lost to Green Bay Packers in NFC Divisional Game.|
|SF||1996||12||4||0||.750||2nd in NFC West||1||1||.500||Lost to Green Bay Packers in NFC Divisional Game.|
|CAR||1999||8||8||0||.500||2nd in NFC West||-||-||-||-|
|CAR||2000||7||9||0||.438||3rd in NFC West||-||-||-||-|
|CAR||2001||1||15||0||.062||5th in NFC West||-||-||-||-|
College[edit | edit source]
|Westminster Parsons (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1965)|
|Cornell Big Red (Ivy League) (1975–1976)|
References[edit | edit source]
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- "49ers Select Mariucci As Seifert's Successor". New York Times. 17 January 1997. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F60614FB3C5F0C748DDDA80894DF494D81. Retrieved 23 October 2010.
- Associated Press (4 January 1999). "FOOTBALL: N.F.L. NOTEBOOK". New York Times. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F2071FFC3C5A0C778CDDA80894D1494D81. Retrieved 23 October 2010.
- Associated Press (21 January 1990). "Seifert builds own image". Times Daily. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UVweAAAAIBAJ&sjid=FsgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4240,2793308&dq=george+seifert+westminster+college&hl=en. Retrieved 23 October 2010.
- Nissenson, Herschel (7 December 1976). "Blackman Is Returning To Ivy League (Cornell)". The Argus-Press. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=i0QiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=96sFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2842,3240243&dq=george+seifert+cornell&hl=en. Retrieved 23 October 2010.