a Damian Drum was sacked as the Fremantle coach following the club's round 9 defeat to Sydney, their 10th consecutive loss. Ben Allan was appointed caretaker coach for the remainder of the 2001 season, but only managed two wins out of 13 games; he had declared that he had no intention of applying for the Senior Coach's job for the 2002 season, and Chris Connolly was appointed.
b Chris Connolly resigned as the Fremantle coach following the club's round 15 loss to Kangaroos. Mark Harvey (then an Assistant Coach at FFC) was appointed caretaker coach for the remainder of the 2007 season, and as a result of his success (four wins from his seven matches), he was given the permanent position as Fremantle's coach.
c Mark Harvey was sacked in controversial circumstances at the end of the 2011 season, with a year left on his contract, in a surprise move that saw Ross Lyon resign from St Kilda to take up the post.