the game

Senior Bowl Head Coaches


The Reese's Senior Bowl is hone to a one-of-a-kind NFL Convention each year. In addition to the two NFL coaching staffs that coach the North and South teams each year, nearly 1,000 NFL general managers, head coaches, assistant coaches, personnel directors, scouts and other front office personnel from the 32 NFL clubs annually attend Reese's Senior Bowl week in Mobile.

Coaching staffs for the game each year are selected by the NFL office. In addition to the coaches, each NFL team chosen by the league to coach the Senior Bowl teams also brings its training, video and equipment staffs to the contest to work with the Senior Bowl players and maximize the many benefits that the players will receive by playing in the contest.

2018 Reese's Senior Bowl Coaches


Coach Allen

Bill O’Brien

Houston Texans
Coach Schwartz

Vance Joseph

Denver Broncos

  • 2017 -- Hue Jackson, Browns; John Fox, Bears
  • 2016 -- Gus Bradley, Jaguars; Jason Garrett, Cowboys
  • 2015 -- Gus Bradley, Jaguars; Ken Whisenhunt, Titans
  • 2014 -- Gus Bradley, Jaguars; Mike Smith, Falcons
  • 2013 -- Dennis Allen, Raiders; Jim Schwartz, Lions
  • 2012 -- Leslie Frazier, Vikings; Mike Shanahan, Redskins
  • 2011 -- Marvin Lewis, Bengals; Chan Gailey, Bills
  • 2010 -- Jim Schwartz, Lions; Tony Sparano, Dolphins
  • 2009 -- Marvin Lewis, Bengals; Jack Del Rio, Jaguars
  • 2008 -- Lane Kiffin, Raiders; Mike Nolan, 49ers
  • 2007 -- Jon Gruden, Buccaneers; Mike Nolan, 49ers
  • 2006 -- Mike Nolan, 49ers; Jeff Fisher, Titans
  • 2005 -- Jon Gruden, Buccaneers; Norv Turner, Raiders
  • 2004 -- Marvin Lewis, Bengals; Marty Schottenheimer, Chargers
  • 2003 -- Dom Capers, Texans; Marty Mornhinweg, Lions
  • 2002 -- Mike Holmgren, Seahawks; Dave McGinnis, Cardinals
  • 2001 -- Mike Sherman, Packers; Bill Cowher, Steelers
  • 2000 -- Gunther Cunningham, Chiefs; George Seifert, Panthers
  • 1999 -- Tony Dungy, Buccaneers; Jon Gruden, Raiders
  • 1998 -- Ted Marchibroda, Ravens; Norv Turner, Redskins
  • 1997 -- Marty Schottenheimer, Chiefs; Norv Turner, Redskins
  • 1996 -- Dave Wannstedt, Bears; Dennis Erickson, Seahawks
  • 1995 -- Ted Marchibroda, Colts; Dan Reeves, Giants
  • 1994 -- Don Shula, Dolphins; Rich Kotite, Eagles
  • 1993 -- Bill Belichick, Browns; Ted Marchibroda, Colts
  • 1992 -- Mike Ditka, Bears; Art Shell, Raiders
  • 1991 -- Jim Mora, Saints; Marty Schottenheimer, Chiefs
  • 1990 -- Marty Schottenheimer, Chiefs; Buddy Ryan, Eagles