Donald Francis Shula is an American defenseman and football coach who was the head coach of the National Football League from 1963 to 1995. Head coach of the Miami Dolphins for most of his career, Shula is the head coach NFL winner, with 347 career wins and 328 regular season wins. He's in his first head coaching position with the Baltimore Colts, which he led for seven years and spent his next 26 with Miami. Shula has only had two losing seasons in 33 years as a head coach and led the Dolphins to back-to-back Super Bowl titles in Super Bowl VII and Super Bowl VIII. His first Super Bowl title in 1972 was the only perfect season in NFL history. Shula was the first head coach to appear in six Super Bowl games, five with the Dolphins and one with the Colts. His six Super Bowl appearances ranked second among head coaches and he had the most Super Bowl losses with four.
|Date of birth||January 4, 1930|
|Place of birth||Grand River, Ohio|
|Date of death||May 04, 2020|
|Place of death||Indian Creek, Florida|
|High school||Harvey (Painesville, Ohio)|
|NFL Draft||1951 / Round: 9/ Pick: 110|
|Regular season||328–156–6 (.000)|
|IMDb||Don Shula's IMDb|
Coach of the Miami Dolphins' perfect 14-0 season and Super Bowl Championship in 1972.
He played defensive back in the NFL, debuting with the Cleveland Browns in 1951.
He retired with the NFL head coaching record for most career wins.
He had five children with his first wife, Dorothy Bartish.
He coached Bob Griese on the perfect 1972 Dolphins.
- Miami Dolphins head coach
- John Carroll Blue Streaks football player
- Baltimore Colts head coach
- Virginia Cavaliers football coach
- Coach of the Iowa State Cyclones football team
- Kentucky Wildcats football coach
- The defensive coordinators of the National Football Federation
- Detroit Lions coaches
- Launch of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
- Ohio Writers
- Baltimore Colts players
- Case Western Reserve University alumni
- Cleveland athlete
Latest information about Don Shula updated on May 10 2021.