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Bobby Hull, Winnipeg's first coach

The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey team who played in both the National Hockey League (NHL) and the World Hockey Association (WHA). This is a list of the head coaches they had during their existence. The franchise moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1996 and became the Arizona Coyotes.

John Paddock coached the most games, with 106 wins, 138 losses, and 249 points.

Key[]

General
#  Number of coaches[a]
Spent entire WHA and NHL coaching career with the Jets
†  Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame as a builder
Achievements Achievements during their Jets head coaching tenure

Regular-season
GC Games coached T Ties = 1 point
W Wins = 2 points PTS Points
L Losses = 0 points W% Winning percentage

Playoffs
PGC Games coached
PW Wins
PL Losses
PW% Winning percentage

Head coaches[]

Rick Bowness

# Name Term[b]  GC  W  L  T  PTS  W%  PGC  PW  PL  PW% Achievements Reference
&0000000000000001.0000001 Hull, BobbyBobby Hull
19721974 &0000000000000156.000000156 &0000000000000077.00000077 &0000000000000070.00000070 &0000000000000009.0000009 &0000000000000163.000000163 .522 &0000000000000018.00000018 &0000000000000009.0000009 &0000000000000009.0000009 .500 [1]
&0000000000000002.0000002 Pilous, RudyRudy Pilous

1974–1975 &0000000000000037.00000037 &0000000000000018.00000018 &0000000000000017.00000017 &0000000000000002.0000002 &0000000000000038.00000038 .514 [2]
Hull, BobbyBobby Hull
1975 &0000000000000013.00000013 &0000000000000004.0000004 &0000000000000009.0000009 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000008.0000008 .308 [1]
   —[c] Hull, BobbyBobby Hull
19721974; 1975 &0000000000000169.000000169 &0000000000000081.00000081 &0000000000000079.00000079 &0000000000000009.0000009 &0000000000000171.000000171 .506 &0000000000000018.00000018 &0000000000000009.0000009 &0000000000000009.0000009 .500 [1]
Pilous, RudyRudy Pilous

1975 &0000000000000028.00000028 &0000000000000016.00000016 &0000000000000009.0000009 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000035.00000035 .625 [2]
   —[c] Pilous, RudyRudy Pilous

1974–1975 &0000000000000065.00000065 &0000000000000034.00000034 &0000000000000026.00000026 &0000000000000005.0000005 &0000000000000073.00000073 .562 [2]
&0000000000000003.0000003 Kromm, BobbyBobby Kromm 19751977 &0000000000000161.000000161 &0000000000000098.00000098 &0000000000000059.00000059 &0000000000000004.0000004 &0000000000000200.000000200 .621 &0000000000000033.00000033 &0000000000000023.00000023 &0000000000000010.00000010 .697 1976 Robert Schmertz Memorial Trophy winner
1976 Avco World Trophy championship
[3]
&0000000000000004.0000004 Hillman, LarryLarry Hillman
19771979 &0000000000000141.000000141 &0000000000000078.00000078 &0000000000000055.00000055 &0000000000000008.0000008 &0000000000000164.000000164 .582 &0000000000000009.0000009 &0000000000000008.0000008 &0000000000000001.0000001 .889 1978 Avco World Trophy championship [4]
&0000000000000005.0000005 McVie, TomTom McVie 19791980 &0000000000000096.00000096 &0000000000000030.00000030 &0000000000000055.00000055 &0000000000000011.00000011 &0000000000000071.00000071 .370 &0000000000000010.00000010 &0000000000000008.0000008 &0000000000000002.0000002 .800 1979 Avco World Trophy championship [5]
&0000000000000006.0000006 Sutherland, BillBill Sutherland
1980 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000002.0000002 &0000000000000001.0000001 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000004.0000004 .666 [6]
McVie, TomTom McVie 1980 &0000000000000028.00000028 &0000000000000001.0000001 &0000000000000020.00000020 &0000000000000007.0000007 &0000000000000009.0000009 .161 [5]
   —[c] McVie, TomTom McVie 19781980; 1980 &0000000000000124.000000124 &0000000000000031.00000031 &0000000000000075.00000075 &0000000000000018.00000018 &0000000000000080.00000080 .323 &0000000000000010.00000010 &0000000000000008.0000008 &0000000000000002.0000002 .800 [5]
Sutherland, BillBill Sutherland
1980–1981 &0000000000000029.00000029 &0000000000000006.0000006 &0000000000000020.00000020 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000015.00000015 .259 [6]
   —[c] Sutherland, BillBill Sutherland
1981; 1980–1981 &0000000000000032.00000032 &0000000000000007.0000007 &0000000000000022.00000022 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000017.00000017 .266 [6]
&0000000000000007.0000007 Smith, MikeMike Smith
1981 &0000000000000023.00000023 &0000000000000002.0000002 &0000000000000017.00000017 &0000000000000004.0000004 &0000000000000008.0000008 .174 [7]
&0000000000000008.0000008 Watt, TomTom Watt 19811983 &0000000000000181.000000181 &0000000000000072.00000072 &0000000000000085.00000085 &0000000000000024.00000024 &0000000000000168.000000168 .464 &0000000000000007.0000007 &0000000000000001.0000001 &0000000000000006.0000006 .143 [8]
&0000000000000009.0000009 Long, BarryBarry Long
19831986 &0000000000000205.000000205 &0000000000000087.00000087 &0000000000000093.00000093 &0000000000000025.00000025 &0000000000000199.000000199 .485 &0000000000000011.00000011 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000008.0000008 .273 [9]
&0000000000000010.00000010 Ferguson, JohnJohn Ferguson
1986 &0000000000000014.00000014 &0000000000000007.0000007 &0000000000000006.0000006 &0000000000000001.0000001 &0000000000000015.00000015 .536 &0000000000000003.0000003 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &0000000000000003.0000003 .000 [10]
&0000000000000011.00000011 Maloney, DanDan Maloney 19861989 &0000000000000212.000000212 &0000000000000091.00000091 &0000000000000093.00000093 &0000000000000028.00000028 &0000000000000210.000000210 .495 &0000000000000015.00000015 &0000000000000005.0000005 &0000000000000010.00000010 .333 [11]
&0000000000000012.00000012 Bowness, RickRick Bowness 1989 &0000000000000028.00000028 &0000000000000008.0000008 &0000000000000017.00000017 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000019.00000019 .339 [12]
&0000000000000013.00000013 Murdoch, BobBob Murdoch 19891991 &0000000000000160.000000160 &0000000000000063.00000063 &0000000000000075.00000075 &0000000000000022.00000022 &0000000000000148.000000148 .463 &0000000000000007.0000007 &0000000000000003.0000003 &0000000000000004.0000004 .429 [13]
&0000000000000014.00000014 Paddock, JohnJohn Paddock 19911995 &0000000000000281.000000281 &0000000000000106.000000106 &0000000000000138.000000138 &0000000000000037.00000037 &0000000000000249.000000249 .443 &0000000000000013.00000013 &0000000000000005.0000005 &0000000000000008.0000008 .385 [14]
&0000000000000015.00000015 Simpson, TerryTerry Simpson 19951996 &0000000000000097.00000097 &0000000000000043.00000043 &0000000000000047.00000047 &0000000000000007.0000007 &0000000000000093.00000093 .479 &0000000000000006.0000006 &0000000000000002.0000002 &0000000000000004.0000004 .333 [15]

Notes[]

  • a  A running total of the number of coaches of the Jets. Thus, any coach who have two or more separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
  • b  Each year is linked to an article about that particular WHA or NHL season.
  • c 1 2 3 4  These rows are inserted for the sortable stats.

References[]

General
Specific
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bobby Hull Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Rudy Pilous Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  3. Bobby Kromm Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  4. Larry Hillman Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Tom McVie Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Bill Sutherland Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  7. Mike Smith Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  8. Tom Watt Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  9. Barry Long Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  10. John Ferguson Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  11. Dan Maloney Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  12. Rick Bowness Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  13. Bob Murdoch Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  14. John Paddock Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
  15. Terry Simpson Coaching Record. Hockey-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.
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