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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, and are members of the East Division in the Canadian Football League (CFL).

The Tiger-Cats were founded in 1950, with the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats. Since the merger, the team has appeared in 17 Grey Cup finals, and has won eight championships. The current Tiger-Cats head coach is Kent Austin.

KeyEdit

General
#  Number of coaches[a]
†  Elected to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in the builders category
Achievements Achievements during their Hamilton head coaching tenure

Regular season
GC Games coached T Ties = 1 point
W Wins = 2 points PTS Points
L Losses = 0 points Win% Winning percentage[b]

Playoffs and Grey Cup
PGC Games coached
PW Wins
PL Losses
PT Ties
PWin% Winning percentage  

Head coachesEdit

Note: Statistics are current through the end of the 2011 CFL season.

 # Name Term[b]  GC  W  L  T  PTS  Win%  PGC  PW  PL  PT  PWin% Achievements[1]
&100000000000000010000001 Voyles, Carl M.Carl M. Voyles 19501955 76 48 27 1 97 .640 15 6 9 0 .400 41st Grey Cup championship
&100000000000000020000002 Trimble, JimJim Trimble 19561962 98 60 36 2 122 .625 18 10 8 0 .556 1961 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
46th Grey Cup championship
&100000000000000030000003 Sazio, RalphRalph Sazio19631967 70 49 20 1 99 .710 15 9 5 1 .643 1964 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
51st Grey Cup championship
53rd Grey Cup championship
55th Grey Cup championship
&100000000000000040000004 Restic, JoeJoe Restic 19681970 42 22 17 3 47 .564 4 0 4 0 .000
&100000000000000050000005 Dorow, AlAl Dorow 1971 14 7 7 0 14 .500 3 1 1 1 .500
&100000000000000060000006 Williams, JerryJerry Williams 19721975 60 30 29 1 61 .508 4 2 2 0 .500 60th Grey Cup championship
&100000000000000070000007 Dickson, GeorgeGeorge Dickson[2] 1976 2 0 2 0 0 .000
&100000000000000080000008 Shaw, BobBob Shaw 19761977 30 13 17 0 26 .433 2 1 1 0 .500 1976 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
&100000000000000090000009 Dimitroff, Sr., TomTom Dimitroff, Sr.[3] 1978 5 1 3 1 3 .250
&1000000000000001000000010 Payne, JohnJohn Payne 19781980 43 18 24 1 37 .429 4 1 3 0 .250
&1000000000000001100000011 Kush, FrankFrank Kush 1981 16 11 4 1 23 .733 1 0 1 0 .000
&1000000000000001200000012 Riley, BudBud Riley 19821983 28 12 15 1 25 .444 1 0 1 0 .000
&1000000000000001300000013 Bruno, AlAl Bruno 19831987 62 29 31 2 60 .483 9 5 4 0 .555 1986 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
74th Grey Cup championship
&1000000000000001400000014 Schmitz, TedTed Schmitz 1987 6 1 5 0 2 .167 1 0 1 0 .000
&10000000000000015000000Bruno, AlAl Bruno 19881990 48 25 23 0 50 .521 4 2 2 0 .500
&1000000000000001600000015 Beckman, DavidDavid Beckman 19901991 14 2 12 0 4 .143
&1000000000000001700000016 Gregory, JohnJohn Gregory 19911994 52 21 31 0 42 .404 4 2 2 0 .500
&1000000000000001800000017 Sutherin, DonDon Sutherin 19941997 67 20 47 0 40 .298 2 0 2 0 .000
&1000000000000001900000018 Bowman, UrbanUrban Bowman 1997 11 1 11 0 2 .091
&1000000000000002000000019 Lancaster, RonRon Lancaster 19982003 108 51 56 1 103 .477 8 5 3 0 .625 1998 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
87th Grey Cup championship
&1000000000000002100000020 Marshall, GregGreg Marshall 20042006 40 14 25 1 29 .359 1 0 1 0 .000 2004 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
&10000000000000022000000Lancaster, RonRon Lancaster 2006 14 4 10 0 8 .286
&1000000000000002300000021 Taaffe, CharlieCharlie Taaffe 20072008 28 5 23 0 10 .179
&1000000000000002400000022 Bellefeuille, MarcelMarcel Bellefeuille 20082011 62 27 35 0 54 .435 4 1 3 0 .250
&1000000000000002500000023 Cortez, GeorgeGeorge Cortez 2012 18 6 12 0 12 .333
&1000000000000002600000024 Austin, KentKent Austin 2013–present 0 .000 0 .000

NotesEdit

  • a A running total of the number of coaches of the Tiger-Cats. Thus, any coach who has two or more separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
  • b Each year is linked to an article about that particular CFL season.

ReferencesEdit

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