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Mike Holmgren was the Seahawks' coach from 1999 to 2008.

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle, Washington. They are members of the Western Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The team, along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, joined the NFL in 1976 as expansion teams. The Seahawks are the only team to have played in both the American Football Conference (AFC) and NFC Championship Games. The team's only Super Bowl appearance was in Super Bowl XL.[1]

There have been eight coaches for the Seahawks franchise. The team's current coach, Pete Carroll, joined the team in 2010. Mike Holmgren, the Seahawks' sixth coach, has the team records for the most games coached (160, with 10 playoff games), wins (86), and losses (74). Tom Flores, who coached the team from 1991 to 1994, is the team's least winningest coach with a winning percentage of .292. Mike McCormack is the only Seahawks coach to have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

KeyEdit

# Number of coaches
GC Games coached
W Wins
L Losses
T Ties
Win% Winning percentage
* Spent entire NFL head coaching career with the Seahawks
Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a coach

CoachesEdit

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2010 NFL season.

# Name Term Regular Season Playoffs Achievements Reference
GC W L T Win% GC W L Win%
1 Jack Patera* 19761982 94 35 59 0 .372 1978 The Sporting News Coach of the Year[2]
1978 Associated Press Coach of the Year[2]
[3]
2 Mike McCormack1982 7 4 3 0 .571 [4]
3 Chuck Knox 19831991 143 80 63 0 .559 7 3 4 .429 1983–1984 UPI Coach of the Year[2]
1984 The Sporting News Coach of the Year[2]
1984 Associated Press Coach of the Year[2]
[5]
4 Tom Flores 19911994 48 14 34 0 .292 [6]
5 Dennis Erickson 19951998 64 31 33 0 .484 [7]
6 Mike Holmgren 19992008 160 86 74 0 .538 10 4 6 .400 [8]
7 Jim L. Mora 2009 16 5 11 0 .313 [9]
8 Pete Carroll 201016 7 9 0 .438 2 1 1 .500 [10]

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Seattle Seahawks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/history/team.jsp?franchise_id=29. Retrieved 2008-12-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Coach of the Year Awards". Hickok Sports. http://www.hickoksports.com/history/nflcoy.shtml. Retrieved 2008-12-07.
  3. "Jack Patera". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/PateJa0.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  4. "Mike McCormack". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/McCoMi0.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  5. "Chuck Knox". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/KnoxCh0.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  6. "Tom Flores". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/FlorTo0.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  7. "Dennis Erickson". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/EricDe0.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  8. "Mike Holmgren". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/HolmMi0.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  9. "Ji Mora". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/MoraJi1.htm. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  10. "Pete Carroll Record, Statistics, and Category Ranks". Pro Football Reference. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/CarrPe0.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2011.

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