The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, and are members of the East Division in the Canadian Football League (CFL).

The Tiger-Cats were founded in 1950, with the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats. Since the merger, the team has appeared in 21 Grey Cup finals and has won eight championships. The current Tiger-Cats head coach is Orlondo Steinauer.

Key

Head coaches

Note: Statistics are current through the end of the 2021 CFL season.

 # Name Term[b]  GC  W  L  T  PTS  Win%  PGC  PW  PL  PT  PWin% Achievements[1]
1 Carl M. Voyles 19501955 76 48 27 1 97 .640 15 6 9 0 .400 41st Grey Cup championship
2 Jim Trimble 19561962 98 60 36 2 122 .625 18 10 8 0 .556 1961 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
46th Grey Cup championship
3 Ralph Sazio 19631967 70 49 20 1 99 .710 15 9 5 1 .643 1964 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
51st Grey Cup championship
53rd Grey Cup championship
55th Grey Cup championship
4 Joe Restic 19681970 42 22 17 3 47 .564 4 0 4 0 .000
5 Al Dorow 1971 14 7 7 0 14 .500 3 1 1 1 .500
6 Jerry Williams 19721975 60 30 29 1 61 .508 4 2 2 0 .500 60th Grey Cup championship
7 George Dickson[2] 1976 2 0 2 0 0 .000
8 Bob Shaw 19761977 30 13 17 0 26 .433 2 1 1 0 .500 1976 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
9 Tom Dimitroff, Sr.[3] 1978 5 1 3 1 3 .250
10 John Payne 19781980 43 18 24 1 37 .429 4 1 3 0 .250
11 Frank Kush 1981 16 11 4 1 23 .733 1 0 1 0 .000
12 Bud Riley 19821983 28 12 15 1 25 .444 1 0 1 0 .000
13 Al Bruno 19831987 62 29 31 2 60 .483 9 5 4 0 .555 1986 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
74th Grey Cup championship
14 Ted Schmitz 1987 6 1 5 0 2 .167 1 0 1 0 .000
Al Bruno 19881990 48 25 23 0 50 .521 4 2 2 0 .500
15 David Beckman 19901991 14 2 12 0 4 .143
16 John Gregory 19911994 52 21 31 0 42 .404 4 2 2 0 .500
17 Don Sutherin 19941997 67 20 47 0 40 .298 2 0 2 0 .000
18 Urban Bowman 1997 11 1 11 0 2 .091
19 Ron Lancaster 19982003 108 51 56 1 103 .477 8 5 3 0 .625 1998 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
87th Grey Cup championship
20 Greg Marshall 20042006 40 14 25 1 29 .359 1 0 1 0 .000 2004 Annis Stukus Trophy winner
Ron Lancaster 2006 14 4 10 0 8 .286
21 Charlie Taaffe 20072008 28 5 23 0 10 .179
22 Marcel Bellefeuille 20082011 62 27 35 0 54 .435 4 1 3 0 .250
23 George Cortez 2012 18 6 12 0 12 .333
24 Kent Austin 20132017 80 36 44 0 72 .450 8 4 4 0 .500
25 June Jones 20172018 28 14 14 0 28 .500 2 1 1 0 .500
26 Orlondo Steinauer 20192021 32 23 9 0 46 .717 5 3 2 0 .600 2019 Annis Stukus Trophy winner

Notes

References

  1. ^ "Coach of the Year". Canadian Football League. Archived from the original on July 25, 2009. Retrieved April 1, 2011.
  2. ^ Bob Hughes (January 20, 1977). "CFL coaching survivors honor Bob Shaw". The Leader-Post. Retrieved 2010-12-31.
  3. ^ Turchansky, Ray (September 11, 1978). "Leo Cahill may surface in Hamilton". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved 3 July 2011.