In all the years they've been competing in the NHL, the Arizona Coyotes have certainly gone through some great (and not so great) coaches. That being said, who is the best Arizona Coyotes head coach of all time? This list ranks every Arizona Coyotes coach from best to worst with the help of our users. Hockey fans like you have already voted on this list, but we want you to contribute as well. Upvote your top Arizona Coyotes coaches, keeping stats like regular season record and playoff appearances in mind.
Bob Francis was the first Coyotes coach to win a Jack Adams award for best coach of the year in 2002. Although the Coyotes never got past the first round of the playoffs with Francis coaching, even making it that far was impressive given the team's low payroll.
Dave Tippet has been head coach of the Coyotes since 2009. Tippet is the only head coach to lead the Coyotes to a playoff series victory.If the Arizona Coyotes assembled a team with players from every decade, who would coach it? Vote for the most winningest Arizona Coyotes coach, or simply just the coach that you personally liked the most.
David G. Tippett is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the current head coach of the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League. He is the sixth head coach of the Coyotes and the 21st coach in the Phoenix Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets franchise. Tippett is also a former left winger who played in the NHL from 1983 to 1994 for the Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals. He has also formerly served as head coach of the Dallas Stars, the fourth head coach of the Stars since accepting the job on May 21, 2002, and being released on June 10, 2009. As head coach of the Coyotes, Tippett won the Jack Adams Award as NHL Coach of the Year in 2010. ...more
Wayne Douglas Gretzky, CC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed "The Great One", he has been called "the greatest hockey player ever" by many sportswriters, players, and the NHL itself. He is the leading point-scorer in NHL history, with more assists than any other player has points, and is the only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season – a feat he accomplished four times. In addition, he tallied over 100 points in 16 professional seasons, 14 of them consecutive. At the time of his retirement in 1999, he held 61 NHL records: 40 regular-season ...more
Don Hay is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and National Hockey League head coach. He is the current head coach of the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL. As a player, Hay played shortly in the International Hockey League before becoming a three-time Memorial Cup-winning coach, predominantly in the Western Hockey League with brief stints in National Hockey League. ...more