List of San Diego State Aztecs head football coaches

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The San Diego State Aztecs college football team represent San Diego State University in the Mountain West Conference. The Aztecs competed in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) College Division in the years 1921–1968. In 1969, the team moved to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I.

The program has had 18 head coaches in its 94 seasons of existence (through 2016). Don Coryell is the coach with the highest winning percentage (.840) and most wins (104) of any San Diego State coach. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.[1] From a Bowl perspective, the current coach Rocky Long has been the most successful. He has led the Aztecs to a Bowl game in each of his six years as head coach.

Coaches[edit]

No. Coach Tenure Seasons Win Loss Tie Pct. Bowls
1 Charles E. Peterson 1921–1929 9 43 31 4 .577 0
2 Walter Herreid 1930–1934 5 20 21 5 .489 0
3 Leo Calland 1935–1941 7 34 22 4 .600 0
4 John Eubank 1942 1 0 6 1 .071 0
5 Bob Breitbard 1945 1 2 5 0 .286 0
6 Gander Terry 1946 1 6 4 0 .600 0
7 Bill Schutte 1947–1955 9 48 36 4 .568 2
8 Paul Governali 1956–1960 5 11 27 4 .310 0
9 Don Coryell 1961–1972 12 104 19 2 .840 3
10 Claude Gilbert 1973–1980 8 61 26 2 .697 0
11 Doug Scovil 1981–1985 5 24 32 3 .432 0
12 Denny Stolz 1986–1988 3 16 19 0 .457 1
13 Al Luginbill 1989–1993 5 31 25 2 .534 1
14 Ted Tollner 1994–2001 8 43 48 0 .473 1
15 Tom Craft 2002–2005 4 19 29 0 .396 0
16 Chuck Long 2006–2008 3 9 27 0 .250 0
17 Brady Hoke 2009–2010 2 13 12 0 .520 1
18 Rocky Long 2011–2016 6 54 26 0 .675 6
   Totals   1921–2016   94  538  415  32 .562  15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Football Foundation, Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail, Don "Air" Coryell". Retrieved January 5, 2017.