Notre Dame Head Football Coach
Career Highlights: A 27-year veteran as a collegiate head football coach, Brian Kelly is starting his ninth season at the helm of the University of Notre Dame. The only two-time winner of the Coach of the Year Award (2009, 2012), Kelly is currently the winningest active coach in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision. His Irish teams have posted at least eight wins in seven of his eight seasons, and a 69-34 overall record. Kelly boasts an overall record of 240-91-2 and his 164 victories since 2001 are more than all but one active head coach (Urban Meyer). In 2012, Kelly led Notre Dame to its first undefeated regular season in 25 years, a spot in the BCS title game and the highest national ranking (No. 4/3) to close a season since 1993 (No.2/2). Prior to Notre Dame, Kelly spent three seasons at Cincinnati posting a 34-6 record, two Big East Conference titles and appearances in an Orange Bowl and the Sugar Bowl. Kelly spent three years at Central Michigan University (2004-06) after he began his coaching career at Grand Valley State University (1991-2003) highlighted by two NCAA Division II National titles.