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Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach History: Know Their Most Successful Coach

The Kansas City Chiefs NFL team is one of the most competitive teams in league history. They have made 16 playoff appearances and clinched several titles. From division titles to the conference championship and also the Super Bowl. They have a historic reign in the NFL, and a lot of credit goes to their players and coaching staff. Their coaches have brought the best out of every player on the team. Talking about coaches, who is their most successful coach in history? So let us look at the Kansas City Chiefs head coach history and find out their most successful coach.

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach History

As of the 2024 season, 13 different coaches have coached the Chiefs. Here is the complete list of coaches, along with their stats and records.

1. Hank Stram (1960-1962 and 1963-1974)

  • Season: 15
  • Regular season record: 88-27
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.765
  • Playoff appearances: 2
  • Playoffs record: 5-3
  • Titles: 3x Super Bowl, 1x Conference and 1x Division

2. Paul Wiggin (1975-1977)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 11-24
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.314
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

3. Tom Bettis (1977)

  • Season: 1
  • Regular season record: 1-6
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.143
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

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4. Marv Levy (1978-1982)

  • Season: 5
  • Regular season record: 31-42
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.425
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

5. John Mackovic (1983-1986)

  • Season: 4
  • Regular season record: 30-34
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.469
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: nil

6. Frank Gansz (1987-2988)

  • Season: 2
  • Regular season record: 8-22-1
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.274
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

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7. Marty Schottenheimer (1989-1998)

  • Season: 10
  • Regular season record: 101-58-1
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.634
  • Playoff appearances: 7
  • Playoffs record: 3-7
  • Titles: 3x Division

8. Gunter Cunningham (1999-2000)

  • Season: 2
  • Regular season record: 16-16
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.500
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

9. Dick Vermeil (2001-2005)

  • Season: 5
  • Regular season record: 44-36
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.550
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: 1x Division

10. Herm Edwards (2006-2008)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 15-33
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.313
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: nil

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11. Todd Haley (2009-2011)

  • Season: 3
  • Regular season record: 19-26
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.422
  • Playoff appearances: 1
  • Playoffs record: 0-1
  • Titles: 1x Division

12. Romeo Crennel (2011-2012)

  • Season: 2
  • Regular season record: 4-15
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.211
  • Playoff appearances: nil
  • Playoffs record: nil
  • Titles: nil

13. Andy Reid (2013-present)

  • Season: 11
  • Regular season record: 117-45
  • Regular season win percentage: 0.722
  • Playoff appearances: 10
  • Playoffs record: 12-7
  • Titles: 2x Super Bowl, 3x Conference, and 8x Division

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Most Successful Coach in Kansas City Chiefs History

Andy Reid is the most successful coach in the Chiefs’ history. Under his management, the team reached the playoffs on ten occasions. He has been on the team for 11 years (2013-present) and is still coaching them. He has a record of 117-45 in the regular season and 12-7 in the postseason. Reid helped the Chiefs win eight division titles, three conference championships, and two Super Bowl championships.

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