Dale Haupt
Personal information
Born:(1929-04-12)April 12, 1929
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Died:April 3, 2018(2018-04-03) (aged 88)
Laurinburg, North Carolina
Career information
Career history
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Career highlights and awards

Dale Rudolph Siegfried Haupt (April 12, 1929 – April 3, 2018) was an American football coach who served as the defensive line coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL), winning a Super Bowl with them in 1985. In 1986, Haupt joined Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan in leaving the team to join the Philadelphia Eagles, and was replaced by John Levra.[1] He served the Eagles until his retirement in 1995. He joined the staff at the Coast Guard Academy in 1997, reuniting him with former Bears coach Jim LaRue.[2] Haupt had worked with Buddy Ryan with the NFLPA Game.[3]

Haupt died on April 3, 2018 at the age of 88.[4]


  1. ^ Reinmuth, Gary (1986-03-01). "Saints' Aide Comes To Bears' Defense". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  2. ^ Cavanaugh, Jack (1997-10-23). "FOOTBALL; All the Wisdom a Team Can Handle". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  3. ^ "1985 Chicago Bears — Where Are They Now?". ESPN. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  4. ^ "Ex-Bears line coach Haupt passes away". Archived from the original on 2018-05-11. Retrieved 2018-04-06.