Complete List Of Boston Celtics Head Coaches In Order

List Of Boston Celtics Head Coaches In Order

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The Boston Celtics are one of the most storied franchises in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the Celtics play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. Founded in 1946, the Celtics have been home to many of the greatest players in NBA history and have won numerous championships. The team’s history is also rich in coaching talent. The following is a list of the Boston Celtics’ head coaches from the team’s inception up until the present day.

 

  1. John Russell (1946-1948)
    • Born: November 2, 1902, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  2. Alvin Julian (1948-1950)
    • Born: April 27, 1901, Reading, Pennsylvania
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  3. Red Auerbach (1950-1966)
    • Born: September 20, 1917, Brooklyn, New York
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Washington Capitols (1946–1949), Tri-Cities Blackhawks (1949–1950)
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  4. Bill Russell (1966-1969)
    • Born: February 12, 1934, Monroe, Louisiana
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Seattle SuperSonics (1973–1977), Sacramento Kings (1987–1988)
    • Player: Boston Celtics (1956–1969)
  5. Tom Heinsohn (1969–1978)
    • Born: August 26, 1934, Jersey City, New Jersey
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: Boston Celtics (1956–1965)
  6. Satch Sanders (1978–1979)
    • Born: November 8, 1938, New York City, New York
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: Boston Celtics (1960–1973)
  7. Bill Fitch (1979–1983)
    • Born: May 19, 1934, Davenport, Iowa
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Cleveland Cavaliers (1970–1979), Houston Rockets (1983–1988), New Jersey Nets (1989–1992), LA Clippers (1994–1997)
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  8. K.C. Jones (1983–1988)
    • Born: May 25, 1932, Taylor, Texas
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Washington Bullets (1973–1976), Seattle SuperSonics (1990–1992)
    • Player: Boston Celtics (1958–1967)
  9. Jimmy Rodgers (1988–1990)
    • Born: March 12, 1943, Franklin Park, Illinois
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Minnesota Timberwolves (1991–1993)
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  10. Chris Ford (1990–1995)
    • Born: January 11, 1949, Atlantic City, New Jersey
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Milwaukee Bucks (1996–1998), LA Clippers (1998–2000), Philadelphia 76ers (2003–2004)
    • Player: Detroit Pistons (1972–1975), Boston Celtics (1978–1982)
  11. M.L. Carr (1995–1997)
    • Born: January 9, 1951, Wallace, North Carolina
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: Detroit Pistons (1976–1979), Boston Celtics (1979–1985)
  12. Rick Pitino (1997–2001)
    • Born: September 18, 1952, New York, New York
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for New York Knicks (1987–1989)
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  13. Jim O’Brien (2001–2004)
    • Born: February 11, 1952, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Philadelphia 76ers (2004–2005), Indiana Pacers (2007–2011)
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  14. John Carroll (2004)
    • Born: October 8, 1955, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  15. Doc Rivers (2004–2013)
    • Born: October 13, 1961, Chicago, Illinois
    • Previous roles: Head Coach for Orlando Magic (1999–2003), LA Clippers (2013–2020), Philadelphia 76ers (2020–present as of 2021)
    • Player: Atlanta Hawks (1983–1991), LA Clippers (1991–1992), New York Knicks (1992–1994), San Antonio Spurs (1994–1996)
  16. Brad Stevens (2013–2021)
    • Born: October 22, 1976, Zionsville, Indiana
    • Previous roles: No other NBA coaching roles
    • Player: No NBA playing career
  17. Ime Udoka (2021-2022)     
  18. Joe Mazzulla (2022-Present)

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