Complete List Of Indianapolis Colts Head Coaches In Order

List Of Indianapolis Colts Head Coaches In Order

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Since their establishment in 1953, the Indianapolis Colts have been steered by an assortment of talented head coaches, leading them to achieve significant milestones, including Super Bowl victories. The following list provides a chronological look at the Colts’ head coaches, their tenure with the team, other coaching roles they’ve undertaken, their playing careers, and their hometowns.

  1. Keith Molesworth (1953)
    • Hometown: Laceyville, Ohio
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1953)
  2. Weeb Ewbank (1954–1962)
    • Hometown: Richmond, Indiana
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1954–1962), New York Jets (1963–1973)
  3. Don Shula (1963–1969)
    • Hometown: Grand River, Ohio
    • Player Career: Cleveland Browns (1951), Baltimore Colts (1953–1956), Washington Redskins (1957)
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1963–1969), Miami Dolphins (1970–1995)
  4. Don McCafferty (1970–1972)
    • Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1970–1972), Detroit Lions (1973)
  5. John Sandusky (Interim, 1972)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Player Career: Cleveland Browns (1950–1955), Green Bay Packers (1956), Washington Redskins (1956)
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (Interim, 1972)
  6. Howard Schnellenberger (1973–1974)
    • Hometown: Saint Meinrad, Indiana
    • Player Career: Toronto Argonauts (1951–1952)
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1973–1974)
  7. Joe Thomas (1974)
    • Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1974)
  8. Ted Marchibroda (1975–1979, 1992–1995)
    • Hometown: Franklin, Pennsylvania
    • Player Career: Pittsburgh Steelers (1953), Chicago Cardinals (1954, 1956–1957)
    • Head Coach: Baltimore Colts (1975–1979), Indianapolis Colts (1992–1995), Baltimore Ravens (1996–1998)
  9. Mike McCormack (1980–1981)
    • Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
    • Player Career: New York Yanks (1951), Cleveland Browns (1954–1962)
    • Head Coach: Philadelphia Eagles (1973–1975), Baltimore Colts (1980–1981), Seattle Seahawks (Interim, 1982)
  10. Frank Kush (1982–1984)
    • Hometown: Windber, Pennsylvania
    • Head Coach: Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts (1982–1984)
  11. Rod Dowhower (1985–1986)
    • Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
    • Head Coach: Indianapolis Colts (1985–1986)
  12. Ron Meyer (1986–1991)
    • Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
    • Head Coach: New England Patriots (1982–1984), Indianapolis Colts (1986–1991)
  13. Rick Venturi (Interim, 1991)
    • Hometown: Franklin Park, Illinois
    • Head Coach: Indianapolis Colts (Interim, 1991)
  14. Lindy Infante (1996–1997)
    • Hometown: Miami, Florida
    • Head Coach: Green Bay Packers (1988–1991), Indianapolis Colts (1996–1997)
  15. Jim Mora (1998–2001)
    • Hometown: Glendale, California
    • Head Coach: New Orleans Saints (1986–1996), Indianapolis Colts (1998–2001)
  16. Tony Dungy (2002–2008)
    • Hometown: Jackson, Michigan
    • Player Career: Pittsburgh Steelers (1977–1978), San Francisco 49ers (1979)
    • Head Coach: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1996–2001), Indianapolis Colts (2002–2008)
  17. Jim Caldwell (2009–2011)
    • Hometown: Beloit, Wisconsin
    • Head Coach: Indianapolis Colts (2009–2011), Detroit Lions (2014–2017)
  18. Chuck Pagano (2012–2017)
    • Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
    • Head Coach: Indianapolis Colts (2012–2017)
  19. Frank Reich (2018–2022)
    • Hometown: Freeport, New York
    • Player Career: Buffalo Bills (1985–1994), Carolina Panthers (1995), New York Jets (1996), Detroit Lions (1997–1998)
    • Head Coach: Indianapolis Colts (2018–2022)
  20. Shane Steichen(2023)

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