There have been three head coaches for the Texans franchise. Their first head coach was Dom Capers, who coached from 2002 to 2005. He was replaced by Gary Kubiak, who started coaching the team in 2006, and is the team's leader in wins (61), losses (63) and winning percentage (.492). Kubiak was fired on December 6, 2013, after an 11-game losing streak. He was replaced on an interim basis by defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, with the losing streak extended to 14 games at the end of the 2013 season.
Bill O'Brien, notable recent head coach for Penn State football, has agreed to terms with the Texans to become their next head coach.
^A running total of the number of coaches of the Texans. Thus, any coach who has two or more separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
^Each year is linked to an article about that particular NFL season.
a After 13 games of the 2013 season, with the Texans at 2–11, Kubiak was fired as head coach and replaced by defensive coordinator Wade Phillips on an interim basis. Phillips had earlier served as interim coach against the Arizona Cardinals, after Kubiak took a medical leave of absence after collapsing during a game against the Indianapolis Colts.