List of Western Michigan Broncos head football coaches

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The following is the list of Western Michigan Broncos head football coaches. The Western Michigan Broncos football team represents Western Michigan University (WMU) in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Football Bowl Subdivision. WMU has fielded a football team since 1906.

The Broncos have had 16 head coaches in their history. William H. Spaulding and Al Molde have the most wins in WMU history with 62. WMU has three conference championships and has competed in eight bowl games, winning one and losing seven.

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Head coaches[edit]

Through 2017 season

Number Head coach Career Seasons W L T Win% CW CL CT CWin% CC DC BG Ref
1 Meyers, TubbyTubby Meyers 1906 1 1 2 0 .333 0 [1]
2 Spaulding, William H.William H. Spaulding 1907–1921 15 62 25 3 .706 0 [1]
3 Olander, MiltonMilton Olander 1922–1923 2 12 1 1 .893 0 [1]
4 Martineau, EarlEarl Martineau 1924–1928 5 26 10 2 .711 0 [1]
5 Gary, MikeMike Gary 1929–1941 13 59 34 5 .616 0 [1]
6 Gill, JohnJohn Gill 1942–1952 11 50 34 1 .594 8 15 0 .348 0 0 [1]
7 Petoskey, JackJack Petoskey 1953–1956 4 8 25 2 .257 4 17 1 .205 0 0 [1]
8 Schlosser, MerleMerle Schlosser 1957–1963 7 28 33 3 .461 17 23 2 .429 0 0 [1]
9 Doolittle, BillBill Doolittle 1964–1974 11 58 49 2 .541 24 34 2 .417 1 1 [1]
10 Uzelac, ElliotElliot Uzelac 1975–1981 7 38 39 0 .494 30 30 0 .500 0 0 [1]
11 Harbaugh, JackJack Harbaugh 1982–1986 5 25 27 3 .482 19 22 3 .466 0 0 [1]
12 Molde, AlAl Molde 1987–1996 10 62 47 2 .568 48 32 1 .599 1 1 [1]
13 Darnell, GaryGary Darnell 1997–2004 8 46 46 .500 35 29 .547 0 2 0 [1]
14 Cubit, BillBill Cubit 2005–2012 8 51 46 .526 36 27 .571 0 0 3 [1]
15 Fleck, P. J.P. J. Fleck 2013–2016 4 30 22 .577 21 11 .656 1 2 3 [2]
16 Lester, TimTim Lester 2017–present 1 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 0 0 0
TOTALS 112 562 446 24 .556 246 244 9 .502 3 4 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Football Records: All-Time Coaches". Western Michigan University. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ "P.J. Fleck Coaching Record". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 9, 2013.