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ND Quick Facts > University of Notre Dame Football Coaching Records

This information was initially compiled by the Notre Dame Athletic Department and published in the Media Guide records supplement. For more information about varsity athletic statistics, please see the Archives' Sports Research page.

 

 
Year (s)
 
Coach 
 
Seasons 
 
Won 
 
Lost 
 
Tied† 
 
Pct. 
1887-88-89-92-93 No head coaches  5    7    4    1    .625  
1894 J. L. Morrison  1    3    1    1    .700  
1895 H. G. Hadden  1    3    1    0    .750  
1896-1898 Frank E. Hering  3    12    6    1    .658  
1899 James McWeeney  1    6    3    1    .650  
1900-1901 Patrick O’Dea    2    14    4    2    .750  
1902-1903 James Faragher    2    14    2    2    .833  
1904 Louis Salmon    1    5    3    0    .625  
1905 Henry J. McGlew    1    5    4    0    .556  
1906-1907 Thomas Barry    2    12    1    1    .893  
1908 Victor M. Place    1    8    1    0    .889  
1909-1910 Frank C. Longman    2    11    1    2    .857  
1911-1912 John L. Marks    2    13    0    2    .933  
1913-1917 Jesse C. Harper    5    34    5    1    .863  
1918-1930 Knute Rockne  13    105    12    5    *.881  
1931-1933 Hunk Anderson  3    16    9    2    .630  
1934-1940 Elmer Layden  7    47    13    3    .770  

1941-1943;
1946-1953

Frank Leahy  11    87    11    9    *.855  
1944 Ed McKeever  1    8    2    0    .800  
1945; 1963 Hugh Devore  2    9    9    1    .500  
1954-1958 Terry Brennan  5    32    18    0    .640  
1959-1962 Joe Kuharich  4    17    23    0    .425  
1964-1974 Ara Parseghian  11    95    17    4    .836  
1975-1980 Dan Devine  6    53    16    1    .764  
1981-1985 Gerry Faust  5    30    26    1    .535  
1986-1996 Lou Holtz  11    100    30    2    .765  
1997-2001 Bob Davie  5    35    25    0    .583  
2002-2004 Tyrone Willingham  3    21    15    0    .583  
2004 Insight Bowl Kent Baer (interim)  -   0    1    0    .000  
2005-2009 Charlie Weis  5    35    27    0    .565  
2010-present Brian Kelly  4  37  15  0  .712
             
TOTALS   125 874 305  42  .733
†Ties computed as half won, half lost        

*The winning percentage of Knute Rockne and Frank Leahy rank one-two among all coaches according to NCAA figures, making them the two winningest coaches in college football history. Leahy’s official NCAA mark is .864 on a 107-13-9 record that includes a 20-2 mark as Boston College head coach in 1939 and 1940.

 

 

 

 

This page was last updated March 31, 2014