List of Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coaches

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a professional Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and are members of the West Division in the Canadian Football League (CFL). The club was founded in 1930 as the Winnipeg Rugby Club and began as a member of the Manitoba Rugby Football Union.[1] They were a founding member of the CFL when it was formed in 1958. The current Blue Bombers head coach position is held by Mike O'Shea.[2] Kyle Walters is currently general manager and the president and chief executive officer for the community-owned team is Wade Miller.

Key[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

Note: Statistics are current through the end of the 2014 CFL season.

 # Name Term[b]  GC  W  L  T  PTS  Win%  PGC  PW  PL  PWin% Achievements[3]
1 Millidge, JackJack Millidge 1930 4 0 4 0 0 .000
2 Barnes, PetePete Barnes 1931 NA NA NA NA NA NA
3 Cronin, CarlCarl Cronin 19321933 NA NA NA NA NA NA 3 2 1 .667
4 Kabat, GregGreg Kabat 1934 2 2 0 0 4 1.000 1 0 1 .000
5 Fritz, BobBob Fritz 19351937 19 12 6 1 14 .658 8 5 3 .625 23rd Grey Cup championship
6 Threlfall, RegReg Threlfall 19381941 36 28 8 0 56 .667 13 10 3 .778 27th Grey Cup championship
29th Grey Cup championship
7 Warwick, BertBert Warwick 1945 2 1 1 .500
8 West, JackJack West 19461948 28 13 15 0 26 .464 7 3 4 .429
9 Larson, FrankFrank Larson 19491950 28 12 16 0 24 .429 4 2 2 .500
10 Trafton, GeorgeGeorge Trafton 19511953 46 28 17 1 57 .620 11 5 6 .455
11 Sherman, AllieAllie Sherman 19541957 64 36 26 2 74 .578 17 7 8 .471
12 Grant, BudBud Grant 19581966 144 90 52 2 182 .632 23 15 8 .652 1965 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
46th Grey Cup championship
47th Grey Cup championship
49th Grey Cup championship
50th Grey Cup championship
13 Zaleski, JoeJoe Zaleski 19671969 48 10 27 1 21 .219
14 Spavital, JimJim Spavital 19701973 64 23 39 2 48 .375 2 0 2 .000
15 Riley, BudBud Riley 19741977 64 34 28 2 70 .547 3 0 3 .000
16 Jauch, RayRay Jauch 19781982 80 45 35 0 90 .563 6 2 4 .667 1980 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
17 Murphy, CalCal Murphy 19831986 66 43 22 1 59 .659 8 5 3 .625 1983 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
1984 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
72nd Grey Cup championship
18 Riley, MikeMike Riley 19871990 72 40 32 0 80 .556 2 1 1 .500 1988 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
1990 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
76th Grey Cup championship
78th Grey Cup championship
19 Rogers, DarrylDarryl Rogers 1991 18 9 9 0 18 .500 2 1 1 .500
20 Bowman, UrbanUrban Bowman 1992 18 11 7 0 22 .611 2 1 1 .500
- Murphy, CalCal Murphy 19931996 72 43 29 0 86 .597 6 2 4 .333
21 Reinebold, JeffJeff Reinebold 19971998 32 6 26 0 12 .188
22 Hoffman, GaryGary Hoffman 1998 4 1 3 0 2 .250
23 Ritchie, DaveDave Ritchie 19992004 97 52 44 1 105 .541 7 3 4 .429 2001 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
24 Daley, JimJim Daley 20042005 29 10 19 0 20 .547
25 Berry, DougDoug Berry 20062008 54 27 26 1 55 .509 5 2 3 .400
26 Kelly, MikeMike Kelly 2009 18 7 11 0 14 .389
27 LaPolice, PaulPaul LaPolice 20102012 44 16 28 0 32 .364 2 1 1 .500
28 Burke, TimTim Burke 20122013 28 7 21 0 14 .250
29 O'Shea, MikeMike O'Shea 2014–Present 18 7 11 0 14 .389

Notes[edit]

  • a A running total of the number of coaches of the Blue Bombers. Thus, any coach who has two or more separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
  • b Each year is linked to an article about that particular CFL season.

References[edit]

General

"Coaches of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers". cfldb. Retrieved May 16, 2013. 

Specific