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Best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time

Updated December 21, 2019 1.3k votes 192 voters 3.6k views24 items

In their time as an NBA franchise, the Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time have gone through many different head coaches, all with different personalities and coaching styles. With that said, who is the best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time coach of all time? We want to hear your thoughts, which is why we created this poll of the top Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time head coaches.

The first time the Bulls would win a championship was in 1991 under Phil Jackson. Jackson's Bulls would win five additional NBA championships in the same decade.

Other than Jackson, the only Bulls head coach in the NBA Hall of Fame is Jerry Sloan. Sloan also holds a special place in Bulls fan's hearts because he played for the team for ten seasons between 1966-1976.

If you love basketball and the Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time, then help us decide who the best Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time coach is by voting up your top picks. You don't have to vote for the winningest Chicago Bulls Coaches of All Time coach, but it's hard to argue against solid numbers.
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  • Phil Jackson1
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    14

    Phil Jackson

    1989–1998

    Age75

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceDeer Lodge, Montana

    Philip Douglas Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Tom Thibodeau2
    79
    29

    Tom Thibodeau

    2010–2015

    Age62

    BirthplaceNew Britain, Connecticut

    Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr. ( THIB-ə-doh; born January 17, 1958) is an American basketball...  more
  • Doug Collins3
    55
    13

    Doug Collins

    1986–1989

    Age69

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceChristopher, Illinois, United States of America

    Douglas or Doug Collins may refer to: Doug Collins (journalist) (1920–2001), Canadian...  more
  • Jerry Sloan4
    57
    21

    Jerry Sloan

    1979–1982

    Age78

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMcLeansboro, Illinois

    Gerald Eugene Sloan (born March 28, 1942) is an American former National Basketball...  more
  • Dick Motta5
    42
    23

    Dick Motta

    1968–1976

    Age89

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMidvale, Utah

    John Richard Motta (born September 3, 1931) is an American former basketball coach whose...  more
  • Scott Skiles6
    32
    17

    Scott Skiles

    2003–2007

    Age56

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLa Porte, Indiana

    Scott Allen Skiles Sr. (born March 5, 1964) is an American basketball coach and former player....  more
  • Bill Cartwright7
    30
    24

    Bill Cartwright

    2001–2003

    Age63

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLodi, California

    James William Cartwright (born July 30, 1957) is an American retired NBA basketball player and...  more
  • Gregg Popovich8
    Gregg Charles Popovich (born January 28, 1949) is an American professional basketball coach...  more
  • Phil Johnson9
    24
    21

    Age79

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceGrace, Idaho

    Phillip, Philip, or Phil Johnson may refer to:...  more
  • Bill Berry10
    19
    18

    Bill Berry

    2001

    Age73

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Edward Berry (born 1942) is an American retired basketball coach....  more
  • Kevin Loughery11
    17
    16

    Kevin Loughery

    1983–1985

    Age80

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Kevin Michael Loughery (born March 28, 1940) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Fred Hoiberg12
    32
    43

    Fred Hoiberg

    2015–present

    Age48

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLincoln, Nebraska

    Fredrick Kristian Hoiberg (born October 15, 1972) is an America college basketball coach and...  more
  • Scotty Robertson13

    AgeDec. at 81 (1930-2011)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceFort Smith, Arkansas

    Robert Scott "Scotty" Robertson III (February 1, 1930 – August 18, 2011) was an American...  more
  • Stan Albeck14
    12
    17

    Stan Albeck

    1985–1986

    Age89

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Stanley Albeck (born May 17, 1931) is a former professional basketball coach. Albeck...  more
  • Johnny Kerr15
    24
    37

    Johnny Kerr

    1966–1968

    AgeDec. at 77 (1932-2009)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    John Graham "Red" Kerr (July 17, 1932 – February 26, 2009) was an American basketball player,...  more
  • Rod Thorn16
    9
    20

    Age79

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePrinceton, West Virginia, United States of America

    Rodney King Thorn (born May 23, 1941) is an American basketball executive and a former...  more
  • Ed Badger17
    9
    20

    Ed Badger

    1976–1978

    Age83

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ed Badger (born November 5, 1932) is a former college and professional basketball...  more
  • Pete Myers18
    15
    58

    Age57

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    Peter Eddie Myers (born September 15, 1963) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Tim Floyd19
    10
    32

    Tim Floyd

    1998–2001

    Age66

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceHattiesburg, Mississippi

    Timothy Fitzpatrick Floyd (born February 25, 1954) is a former American college basketball...  more
  • Jim Boylan20
    9
    30

    Jim Boylan

    2007–2008

    Age65

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    Jim Boylan (born April 28, 1955) is an American basketball coach. He served as the interim...  more
  • Vinny Del Negro21
    12
    52

    Vinny Del Negro

    2008–2010

    Age54

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts

    Vincent Joseph Del Negro (born August 9, 1966) is an American retired basketball player. He...  more
  • Paul Westhead22
    8
    40

    Paul Westhead

    1982–1983

    Age81

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Paul William Westhead (born February 21, 1939) is an American basketball coach who most...  more
  • Larry Costello23
    7
    37

    Larry Costello

    1978–1979

    AgeDec. at 70 (1931-2001)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMinoa, New York

    Lawrence Ronald Costello (July 2, 1931 – December 13, 2001) was an American professional...  more
  • Jim Boylen24
    2
    12

    Jim Boylen

    James Francis Boylen (born April 18, 1965) is an American professional basketball coach who is...  more