Winning his second Super Bowl title in five years, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin became the oldest head coach to accomplish the feat at the age of 65. Both of his Super Bowl titles have come against the New England Patriots.
Kim Mulkey, Baylor Lady Bears head coach, led her team to a national title and the nation's first 40-0 perfect season. Coach Mulkey became just the fifth coach in the NCAA era to win multiple national titles.
Roll Tide Roll usually fills the stadium air at every Alabama home football game, however, softball head coach Patrick Murphy has given reason for that cheer to exist in the spring as well. Under his leadership, the Tide became the first SEC team to win a national championship in softball.
In just his fourth season at the helm of the Heat, and in his second trip to the NBA Finals, Erik Spoelstra delivered on the promise of his power-packed team by leading Miami to its second NBA title. Finding ways to win when they had to, the Heat are the first team in league history to win the championship after trailing in three different series in a single postseason.
Taking an eighth-ranked playoff team to the title game is impressive. Winning the title is amazing. Consider that LA Kings head coach Daryl Sutter did so after taking over on December 20th. He's just the fifth midseason coaching replacement to win the Stanley Cup.