Every sports team needs a coach who guides, trains and shares his experience with young players. No sports team in the world doesn’t work under the guidance of a coach. Similarly, every American football team has a head coach. When we talk about one of the best coaches, former New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick pops into our minds.
Yes, Peter Clay Belichick is no longer the head coach of the New England Patriots. He has ended his tenure as head coach and will no longer coach any team. So, let us look back at his tenure as head coach for the Patriots.
Looking back at Bill Belichick’s tenure as head coach for the New England Patriots
Belichick joined the Patriots as head coach in 2000. But this wasn’t his first team as a head coach. He first head-coached the Cleveland Browns from 1991 to 1995. Later, he joined the Patriots in 1996 as an assistant head coach and defensive back. In the next season, until 1999, he had the same role, but with the New York Jets.
Finally, in 2000, he joined them as a head coach, and after 24 seasons, his tenure with them ended. In those 24 seasons, he helped the team reach the playoffs 18 times. Out of these 18 playoffs, he won the Super Bowl six times.
When it comes to his record with the Patriots, he has a record of 266-121 in the regular season and 30-12 in the postseason. For your information, his postseason win record is the all-time highest by an NFL coach. Moreover, he coached the team to win nine conference championships and 17 division titles. Without a doubt, he is the best coach in NFL history.
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Bill Belichick record as a New England Patriots head coach
- 24 seasons
- 18 playoff appearances and 30 playoff wins
- 266 wins in the regular season and 30 wins in the postseason
- Win percentage of 0.687 in the regular season and 0.714 in the postseason
- Won six Super Bowl Championship (2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016, and 2018)
- Nine Conference championship
- 17 division titles
- 3x NFL Coach of the Year
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