Coach information search A coach search function which provides coaching records and school history for a given coach

cfbd_coaches(first = "Nick", last = "Saban", team = "alabama")  
cfbd_coaches(
  first = NULL,
  last = NULL,
  team = NULL,
  year = NULL,
  min_year = NULL,
  max_year = NULL
)

Arguments

first

(String optional): First name for the coach you are trying to look up

last

(String optional): Last name for the coach you are trying to look up

team

(String optional): Team - Select a valid team, D1 football

year

(Integer optional): Year, 4 digit format (YYYY).

min_year

(Integer optional): Minimum Year filter (inclusive), 4 digit format (YYYY).

max_year

(Integer optional): Maximum Year filter (inclusive), 4 digit format (YYYY)

Source

https://api.collegefootballdata.com/coaches

Value

first_name:character.

First name of coach.

last_name:character.

Last name of coach.

hire_date:character.

Hire date of coach.

school:character.

School of coach.

year:integer.

Season of record.

games:integer.

Games as coach.

wins:integer.

Wins for the season.

losses:integer.

Losses for the season.

ties:integer.

Ties for the season.

preseason_rank:integer.

Preseason rank for the school of coach.

postseason_rank:integer.

Postseason rank for the school of coach.

srs:character.

Simple Rating System adjustment for team.

sp_overall:character.

Bill Connelly's SP+ overall for team.

sp_offense:character.

Bill Connelly's SP+ offense for team.

sp_defense:character.

Bill Connelly's SP+ defense for team.

Examples

# \donttest{ cfbd_coaches(first = "Nick", last = "Saban", team = "alabama")
#> first_name last_name hire_date school year games wins #> 1 M. Griffin <NA> Alabama 1900 5 2 #> 2 G.H. Harvey <NA> Alabama 1901 5 2 #> 3 Eli Abbott <NA> Alabama 1902 8 4 #> 4 J.O. Heyworth <NA> Alabama 1902 8 4 #> 5 W.B. Blount <NA> Alabama 1903 7 3 #> 6 W.B. Blount <NA> Alabama 1904 10 7 #> 7 Jack Leavenworth <NA> Alabama 1905 10 6 #> 8 J.W.H. Pollard <NA> Alabama 1906 6 5 #> 9 J.W.H. Pollard <NA> Alabama 1907 8 5 #> 10 J.W.H. Pollard <NA> Alabama 1908 8 6 #> 11 J.W.H. Pollard <NA> Alabama 1909 8 5 #> 12 Guy Lowman <NA> Alabama 1910 8 4 #> 13 D.V. Graves <NA> Alabama 1911 9 5 #> 14 D.V. Graves <NA> Alabama 1912 9 5 #> 15 D.V. Graves <NA> Alabama 1913 9 6 #> 16 Tubby Long <NA> Alabama 1914 9 5 #> 17 Thomas Kelley <NA> Alabama 1915 8 6 #> 18 Thomas Kelley <NA> Alabama 1916 9 6 #> 19 Thomas Kelley <NA> Alabama 1917 8 5 #> 20 Xen Scott <NA> Alabama 1919 9 8 #> 21 Xen Scott <NA> Alabama 1920 11 10 #> 22 Xen Scott <NA> Alabama 1921 11 5 #> 23 Xen Scott <NA> Alabama 1922 10 6 #> 24 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1923 10 7 #> 25 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1924 9 8 #> 26 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1925 10 10 #> 27 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1926 10 9 #> 28 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1927 10 5 #> 29 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1928 9 6 #> 30 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1929 9 6 #> 31 Wallace Wade <NA> Alabama 1930 10 10 #> 32 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1931 10 9 #> 33 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1932 10 8 #> 34 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1933 9 7 #> 35 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1934 10 10 #> 36 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1935 9 6 #> 37 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1936 9 8 #> 38 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1937 10 9 #> 39 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1938 9 7 #> 40 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1939 9 5 #> 41 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1940 9 7 #> 42 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1941 11 9 #> 43 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1942 11 8 #> 44 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1944 9 5 #> 45 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1945 10 10 #> 46 Frank Thomas <NA> Alabama 1946 11 7 #> 47 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1947 11 8 #> 48 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1948 11 6 #> 49 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1949 10 6 #> 50 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1950 11 9 #> 51 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1951 11 5 #> 52 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1952 12 10 #> 53 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1953 12 6 #> 54 Red Drew <NA> Alabama 1954 11 4 #> 55 Ears Whitworth <NA> Alabama 1955 10 0 #> 56 Ears Whitworth <NA> Alabama 1956 10 2 #> 57 Ears Whitworth <NA> Alabama 1957 10 2 #> 58 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1958 10 5 #> 59 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1959 11 7 #> 60 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1960 11 8 #> 61 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1961 11 11 #> 62 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1962 11 10 #> 63 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1963 11 9 #> 64 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1964 11 10 #> 65 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1965 11 9 #> 66 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1966 11 11 #> 67 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1967 11 8 #> 68 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1968 11 8 #> 69 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1969 11 6 #> 70 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1970 12 6 #> 71 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1971 12 11 #> 72 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1972 12 10 #> 73 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1973 12 11 #> 74 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1974 12 11 #> 75 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1975 12 11 #> 76 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1976 12 9 #> 77 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1977 12 11 #> 78 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1978 12 11 #> 79 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1979 12 12 #> 80 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1980 12 10 #> 81 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1981 12 9 #> 82 Bear Bryant <NA> Alabama 1982 12 8 #> 83 Ray Perkins <NA> Alabama 1983 12 8 #> 84 Ray Perkins <NA> Alabama 1984 11 5 #> 85 Ray Perkins <NA> Alabama 1985 12 9 #> 86 Ray Perkins <NA> Alabama 1986 13 10 #> 87 Bill Curry <NA> Alabama 1987 12 7 #> 88 Bill Curry <NA> Alabama 1988 12 9 #> 89 Bill Curry <NA> Alabama 1989 12 10 #> 90 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1990 12 7 #> 91 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1991 12 11 #> 92 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1992 13 13 #> 93 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1993 13 9 #> 94 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1994 13 12 #> 95 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1995 11 8 #> 96 Gene Stallings <NA> Alabama 1996 13 10 #> 97 Mike DuBose <NA> Alabama 1997 11 4 #> 98 Mike DuBose <NA> Alabama 1998 12 7 #> 99 Mike DuBose <NA> Alabama 1999 13 10 #> 100 Mike DuBose <NA> Alabama 2000 11 3 #> 101 Dennis Franchione <NA> Alabama 2001 12 7 #> 102 Dennis Franchione <NA> Alabama 2002 13 10 #> 103 Mike Shula <NA> Alabama 2003 13 4 #> 104 Mike Shula <NA> Alabama 2004 12 6 #> 105 Mike Shula <NA> Alabama 2005 12 10 #> 106 Mike Shula <NA> Alabama 2006 13 6 #> 107 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2007 13 7 #> 108 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2008 14 12 #> 109 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2009 14 14 #> 110 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2010 13 10 #> 111 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2011 13 12 #> 112 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2012 14 13 #> 113 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2013 13 11 #> 114 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2014 14 12 #> 115 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2015 15 14 #> 116 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2016 15 14 #> 117 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2017 14 13 #> 118 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2018 15 14 #> 119 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2019 13 11 #> 120 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2020 13 13 #> 121 Nick Saban 2007-01-03T00:00:00.000Z Alabama 2021 0 0 #> losses ties preseason_rank postseason_rank srs sp_overall sp_offense #> 1 3 0 0 0 <NA> <NA> <NA> #> 2 1 2 0 0 <NA> <NA> <NA> #> 3 4 0 0 0 -16.7 <NA> <NA> #> 4 4 0 0 0 -16.7 <NA> <NA> #> 5 4 0 0 0 -20.4 <NA> <NA> #> 6 3 0 0 0 -12.7 <NA> <NA> #> 7 4 0 0 0 -3.9 <NA> <NA> #> 8 1 0 0 0 -5.9 <NA> <NA> #> 9 1 2 0 0 -7.1 <NA> <NA> #> 10 1 1 0 0 -11.0 <NA> <NA> #> 11 1 2 0 0 -3.2 <NA> <NA> #> 12 4 0 0 0 -13.0 <NA> <NA> #> 13 2 2 0 0 -3.5 <NA> <NA> #> 14 3 1 0 0 -16.0 <NA> <NA> #> 15 3 0 0 0 -6.0 <NA> <NA> #> 16 4 0 0 0 -7.8 <NA> <NA> #> 17 2 0 0 0 1.5 <NA> <NA> #> 18 3 0 0 0 -14.5 <NA> <NA> #> 19 2 1 0 0 -0.6 <NA> <NA> #> 20 1 0 0 0 12.6 <NA> <NA> #> 21 1 0 0 0 7.1 <NA> <NA> #> 22 4 2 0 0 -13.2 <NA> <NA> #> 23 3 1 0 0 4.1 <NA> <NA> #> 24 2 1 NA NA 3.8 <NA> <NA> #> 25 1 0 NA NA 22.3 <NA> <NA> #> 26 0 0 NA NA 21.7 <NA> <NA> #> 27 0 1 NA NA 21.4 <NA> <NA> #> 28 4 1 NA NA 2.0 <NA> <NA> #> 29 3 0 NA NA 13.7 <NA> <NA> #> 30 3 0 NA NA 9.3 <NA> <NA> #> 31 0 0 NA NA 27.0 <NA> <NA> #> 32 1 0 NA NA 20.3 <NA> <NA> #> 33 2 0 NA NA 15.8 <NA> <NA> #> 34 1 1 NA NA 11.3 <NA> <NA> #> 35 0 0 NA NA 30.2 <NA> <NA> #> 36 2 1 NA NA 19.5 <NA> <NA> #> 37 0 1 NA 4 20.0 <NA> <NA> #> 38 1 0 NA 4 18.3 <NA> <NA> #> 39 1 1 NA 13 13.0 <NA> <NA> #> 40 3 1 NA NA 15.3 <NA> <NA> #> 41 2 0 NA NA 9.2 <NA> <NA> #> 42 2 0 NA 20 19.1 <NA> <NA> #> 43 3 0 NA 10 23.4 <NA> <NA> #> 44 2 2 NA NA 12.4 <NA> <NA> #> 45 0 0 NA 2 36.4 <NA> <NA> #> 46 4 0 NA NA 14.3 <NA> <NA> #> 47 3 0 NA 6 16.8 <NA> <NA> #> 48 4 1 NA NA 12.0 <NA> <NA> #> 49 3 1 NA NA 13.1 <NA> <NA> #> 50 2 0 NA 16 18.0 <NA> <NA> #> 51 6 0 9 NA 4.1 <NA> <NA> #> 52 2 0 NA 9 24.2 <NA> <NA> #> 53 3 3 5 13 13.4 <NA> <NA> #> 54 5 2 14 NA 8.9 <NA> <NA> #> 55 10 0 0 0 -6.4 <NA> <NA> #> 56 7 1 0 0 0.3 <NA> <NA> #> 57 7 1 0 0 -1.8 <NA> <NA> #> 58 4 1 NA NA 10.3 <NA> <NA> #> 59 2 2 NA 10 11.0 <NA> <NA> #> 60 1 2 NA 9 15.8 <NA> <NA> #> 61 0 0 3 1 27.6 <NA> <NA> #> 62 1 0 3 5 29.0 <NA> <NA> #> 63 2 0 3 8 20.0 <NA> <NA> #> 64 1 0 6 1 21.3 <NA> <NA> #> 65 1 1 5 1 24.5 <NA> <NA> #> 66 0 0 1 3 28.5 <NA> <NA> #> 67 2 1 2 8 15.5 <NA> <NA> #> 68 3 0 10 17 13.8 <NA> <NA> #> 69 5 0 13 NA 12.5 <NA> <NA> #> 70 5 1 16 NA 17.4 19.7 39.2 #> 71 1 0 16 4 33.0 37 42.1 #> 72 2 0 7 7 31.1 31.8 43 #> 73 1 0 6 4 31.5 32.6 44.6 #> 74 1 0 4 5 25.8 29.5 35.7 #> 75 1 0 2 3 26.6 28.8 36.2 #> 76 3 0 6 11 21.4 26 35.7 #> 77 1 0 6 2 28.5 32.5 41.3 #> 78 1 0 1 1 26.3 33.9 42 #> 79 0 0 2 1 26.4 27.3 35.6 #> 80 2 0 2 6 26.8 28.7 36.2 #> 81 2 1 4 7 18.0 20.2 32 #> 82 4 0 3 NA 18.6 20.4 37.8 #> 83 4 0 13 15 18.6 22.1 40 #> 84 6 0 9 0 8.0 9.2 28 #> 85 2 1 0 13 19.2 25.2 36.8 #> 86 3 0 5 9 20.8 26.4 36.1 #> 87 5 0 NA NA 13.1 18.6 32.3 #> 88 3 0 14 17 13.6 16.6 32.9 #> 89 2 0 16 9 17.5 23 39.4 #> 90 5 0 12 NA 8.2 13 27.1 #> 91 1 0 22 5 13.1 17.3 29.9 #> 92 0 0 9 1 20.7 27.2 35.4 #> 93 3 1 2 14 14.0 18.6 32 #> 94 1 0 12 5 12.8 19.9 31.1 #> 95 3 0 10 21 6.8 9 28.7 #> 96 3 0 15 11 11.6 17.1 31.2 #> 97 7 0 15 0 5.2 7.8 30.5 #> 98 5 0 0 0 3.2 9 30.9 #> 99 3 0 20 8 17.6 26.5 41.9 #> 100 8 0 3 0 2.9 7.9 29.5 #> 101 5 0 25 NA 10.4 11.8 32.9 #> 102 3 0 NA 11 17.7 23.6 37.6 #> 103 9 0 0 0 6.3 16.2 38.4 #> 104 6 0 0 0 7.8 9.2 27.8 #> 105 2 0 0 8 12.1 19.8 28.1 #> 106 7 0 0 0 7.0 11.4 28.7 #> 107 6 0 NA NA 8.3 12.8 30.1 #> 108 2 0 24 6 17.9 23 34.2 #> 109 0 0 5 1 27.5 30.2 35 #> 110 3 0 1 10 24.1 30.1 43.9 #> 111 1 0 2 1 30.5 32.5 39.3 #> 112 1 0 2 1 32.2 36.5 45.7 #> 113 2 0 1 7 25.4 34.1 45.6 #> 114 2 0 2 4 26.5 34.3 44.5 #> 115 1 0 3 1 27.3 29 37.7 #> 116 1 0 1 2 33.6 31.7 40 #> 117 1 0 1 1 26.3 33.5 38.7 #> 118 1 0 1 NA 33.5 36.3 50.9 #> 119 2 0 2 8 28.8 32.4 47.7 #> 120 0 0 3 1 31.1 28.3 46.8 #> 121 0 0 1 NA 20.5 26.9 41.9 #> sp_defense #> 1 <NA> #> 2 <NA> #> 3 <NA> #> 4 <NA> #> 5 <NA> #> 6 <NA> #> 7 <NA> #> 8 <NA> #> 9 <NA> #> 10 <NA> #> 11 <NA> #> 12 <NA> #> 13 <NA> #> 14 <NA> #> 15 <NA> #> 16 <NA> #> 17 <NA> #> 18 <NA> #> 19 <NA> #> 20 <NA> #> 21 <NA> #> 22 <NA> #> 23 <NA> #> 24 <NA> #> 25 <NA> #> 26 <NA> #> 27 <NA> #> 28 <NA> #> 29 <NA> #> 30 <NA> #> 31 <NA> #> 32 <NA> #> 33 <NA> #> 34 <NA> #> 35 <NA> #> 36 <NA> #> 37 <NA> #> 38 <NA> #> 39 <NA> #> 40 <NA> #> 41 <NA> #> 42 <NA> #> 43 <NA> #> 44 <NA> #> 45 <NA> #> 46 <NA> #> 47 <NA> #> 48 <NA> #> 49 <NA> #> 50 <NA> #> 51 <NA> #> 52 <NA> #> 53 <NA> #> 54 <NA> #> 55 <NA> #> 56 <NA> #> 57 <NA> #> 58 <NA> #> 59 <NA> #> 60 <NA> #> 61 <NA> #> 62 <NA> #> 63 <NA> #> 64 <NA> #> 65 <NA> #> 66 <NA> #> 67 <NA> #> 68 <NA> #> 69 <NA> #> 70 21.3 #> 71 6.5 #> 72 11.6 #> 73 13.1 #> 74 6.6 #> 75 7.2 #> 76 10.7 #> 77 9.3 #> 78 8.2 #> 79 8.6 #> 80 7.7 #> 81 12.1 #> 82 18.4 #> 83 19.6 #> 84 19.5 #> 85 12.3 #> 86 10.8 #> 87 15.3 #> 88 17.7 #> 89 18 #> 90 14.3 #> 91 13.9 #> 92 8.6 #> 93 14.4 #> 94 12 #> 95 20.3 #> 96 15.3 #> 97 24 #> 98 23.3 #> 99 17.4 #> 100 22.7 #> 101 22.7 #> 102 14.4 #> 103 24 #> 104 19.2 #> 105 8.3 #> 106 16.5 #> 107 17.2 #> 108 10.9 #> 109 6.5 #> 110 14.2 #> 111 6.4 #> 112 10.7 #> 113 12.3 #> 114 10.7 #> 115 9.1 #> 116 8.6 #> 117 5.6 #> 118 14.2 #> 119 14.6 #> 120 18.6 #> 121 15.3
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