Lynn Stiles
Stiles, circa 1962
Biographical details
Born (1941-04-12) April 12, 1941 (age 82)
Kermit, Texas, U.S.
Playing career
Position(s)Guard, center, linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1963–1964Utah (assistant)
1965–1970Iowa (assistant)
1971–1973UCLA (LB/DL)
1974–1975UCLA (DC)
1976–1978San Jose State
1979–1986Philadelphia Eagles (assistant)
1987–1991San Francisco 49ers (assistant)
1998–1999St. Louis Rams (TE)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1992–1996Kansas City Chiefs (VP player pers.)
1997–1999St. Louis Rams (VP football ops)
2000–2008Kansas City Chiefs (VP football ops)
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
2 PCAA (1976, 1978)

Lynn George Stiles (born April 12, 1941) is a former American football player, coach, and executive. He served as the head football coach at San Jose State University from 1976 to 1978, compiling a record of 18–16. Stiles was later an assistant coach with the Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). From 1992 to 1996, he served in the front office for the Kansas City Chiefs as vice president of player personnel.

Stiles played college football at the University of Utah as a guard, center, and linebacker.[1]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
San Jose State Spartans (Pacific Coast Athletic Association) (1976–1978)
1976 San Jose State 7–4 4–0 1st
1977 San Jose State 4–7 2–2 3rd
1978 San Jose State 7–5 4–1 1st
San Jose State: 18–16 10–3
Total: 18–16


  1. ^ "Eagles coaching staff adds Stiles". The Morning News. Wilmington, Delaware. United Press International. March 3, 1976. p. 30. Retrieved April 25, 2022 – via Open access icon.