Rank 'Em: Greatest coaches

April 18, 2012

Pat Summitt, the all-time wins leader among college basketball coaches, has decided to step aside at Tennessee. Her legacy includes eight national championships and 13 national championship appearances. Summitt's record is unmatched in women's basketball, but where does she stack up against the greatest coaches in all of pro and college sports? Submit your rankings now!

Greatest coaches

Red Auerbach

Red Auerbach

NBA
Best known with: Celtics

Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick

NFL
Best known with: Patriots

Bobby Bowden

Bobby Bowden

College football
Best known with: Florida State

Scotty Bowman

Scotty Bowman

NHL
Best known with: Red Wings

Paul Brown

Paul Brown

NFL
Best known with: Browns

Bear Bryant

Bear Bryant

College football
Best known with: Alabama

Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka

NFL
Best known with: Bears

George Halas

George Halas

NFL
Best known with: Bears

Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson

NBA
Best known with: Lakers, Bulls

Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson

NFL, college football
Best known with: Cowboys

Bob Knight

Bob Knight

College basketball
Best known with: Indiana

Mike Krzyzewski

Mike Krzyzewski

College basketball
Best known with: Duke

Tony La Russa

Tony La Russa

MLB
Best known with: A's, Cardinals

Tom Landry

Tom Landry

NFL
Best known with: Cowboys

Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi

NFL
Best known with: Packers

Connie Mack

Connie Mack

MLB
Best known with: Athletics

Chuck Noll

Chuck Noll

NFL
Best known with: Steelers

Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno

College football
Best known with: Penn St.

Gregg Popovich

Gregg Popovich

NBA
Best known with: Spurs

Pat Riley

Pat Riley

NBA
Best known with: Lakers, Knicks

Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson

College football
Best known with: Grambling St.

Knute Rockne

Knute Rockne

College football
Best known with: Notre Dame

Adolph Rupp

Adolph Rupp

College basketball
Best known with: Kentucky

Don Shula

Don Shula

NFL
Best known with: Dolphins

Dean Smith

Dean Smith

College basketball
Best known with: UNC

Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel

MLB: Best known with: Yankees

Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt

College basketball
Best known with: Tennessee

Joe Torre

Joe Torre

MLB
Best known with: Yankees

Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh

NFL
Best known with: 49ers

John Wooden

John Wooden

College basketball
Best known with: UCLA

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