Don Nelson
Seasons: 31
Playoffs: 18
Division Titles: 7
Conference Titles: 0
NBA Titles: 0
  College: Iowa '62
Stars coached: Alex English, Marques Johnson, Bob Lanier, Sidney Moncrief, Dave Cowens, Nate Archibald, Alton Lister, Terry Cummings, Ricky Pierce, Paul Pressey, Jack Sikma, Chris Mullin, Mitch Richmond, Tim Hardaway, Chris Webber, Latrell Sprewell, Patrick Ewing, Anthony Mason, Charles Oakley, John Starks, Michael Finley, Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Dennis Rodman, Antawn Jamison, Antoine Walker, Baron Davis and Jason Richardson
Coach of the Year: Three times (1982-83, 1984-85 and 1991-92)
CAREER COACHING:
REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS STANDINGS
YEAR TEAM WINS LOSSES PCT WINS LOSSES PCT R. SEASON / PLAYOFFS
1976-1977 Milwaukee 27 37 .422 0 0 .000 6th Midwest / -
1977-1978 Milwaukee 44 38 .537 5 4 .556 2nd Midwest / 2nd Round
1978-1979 Milwaukee 38 44 .463 0 0 .000 4th Midwest / -
1979-1980 Milwaukee 49 33 .598 3 4 .429 1st Midwest / 2nd Round
1980-1981 Milwaukee 60 22 .732 3 4 .429 1st Central / 2nd Round
1981-1982 Milwaukee 55 27 .671 2 4 .333 1st Central / 2nd Round
1982-1983 Milwaukee 51 31 .622 5 4 .556 1st Central / Conference Finals
1983-1984 Milwaukee 50 32 .610 8 8 .500 1st Central / Conference Finals
1984-1985 Milwaukee 59 23 .720 3 5 .375 1st Central / 2nd Round
1985-1986 Milwaukee 57 25 .695 7 7 .500 1st Central / Conference Finals
1986-1987 Milwaukee 50 32 .610 6 6 .500 3rd Central / 2nd Round
1988-1989 Golden State 43 39 .524 4 4 .500 4th Pacific / 2nd Round
1989-1990 Golden State 37 45 .451 0 0 .000 5th Pacific / -
1990-1991 Golden State 44 38 .537 4 5 .444 4th Pacific / 2nd Round
1991-1992 Golden State 55 27 .671 1 3 .250 2nd Pacific / 1st Round
1992-1993 Golden State 34 48 .415 0 0 .000 6th Pacific / -
1993-1994 Golden State 50 32 .610 0 3 .000 3rd Pacific / 1st Round
1994-1995 Golden State 14 31 .311 0 0 .000 6th Pacific / -
1995-1996 New York 34 25 .576 0 0 .000 2nd Atlantic / -
1997-1998 Dallas 16 50 .242 0 0 .000 5th Midwest / -
1998-1999 Dallas 19 31 .380 0 0 .000 5th Midwest / -
1999-2000 Dallas 40 42 .488 0 0 .000 4th Midwest / -
2000-2001 Dallas 53 29 .646 4 6 .400 2nd Midwest / 2nd Round
2001-2002 Dallas 57 25 .695 4 4 .500 2nd Midwest / 2nd Round
2002-2003 Dallas 60 22 .732 10 10 .500 2nd Midwest / Conference Finals
2003-2004 Dallas 52 30 .634 1 4 .200 3rd Midwest / 1st Round
2004-2005 Dallas 42 22 .656 0 0 .000 2nd Southwest / -
2006-2007 Golden State 42 40 .512 6 6 .500 3rd Pacific / 2nd Round
2007-2008 Golden State 48 34 .585 0 0 .000 3rd Pacific / -
2008-2009 Golden State 29 53 .354 - - .000 3rd Pacific / -
2009-2010 Golden State 26 56 .317 - - .000 4th Pacific / -
TOTALS 1335 1063 .557 76 91 .455