Over the past 20 seasons, the Lions have had seven head coaches. The only one with a winning regular-season record was fired and replaced by Matt Patricia.

Coach Seasons 8Record

Marty Mornhinweg 2001-025-27, .156

Steve Mariucci 2003-0515-28, .349

Dick Jauron 20051-4, .200

Rod Marinelli 2006-0810-38, .208

Jim Schwartz* 2009-1329-51, .363

Jim Caldwell* 2014-1736-28, .563

Matt Patricia 2018-2013-29-1, .314

Schwartz went 0-1 in the playoffs, Caldwell went 0-2