David Donald Shula is an American football coach and former player. He is the wide receivers coach at Dartmouth College. Shula served as the head coach for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League from 1992 to 1996, compiling a record of 19–52.

Born on May 28, 1959 (age 62 years), Lexington, Kentucky, in the United States of America where he attended high school at the Chaminade high school in Hollywood, Florida.

Dave Shula was a high school football and baseball player at Hollywood Chaminade High School.

Shula’s career as an NFL player was a brief one-season appearance as a wide receiver and punt returner with the Baltimore Colts in 1981. He began his coaching career with the Miami Dolphins in 1982, under his father as head coach.

Dave is said to have a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) and also has a weight that stands at 182 lb (83 kg).

Career History

As a player:
  • Baltimore Colts (1981)
As a coach:
  • Miami Dolphins (1982–1985)
    Wide receivers
  • Miami Dolphins (1985–1987)
    Wide receivers/quarterbacks
  • Miami Dolphins (1988)
  • Dallas Cowboys (1989–1990)
    Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks
  • Cincinnati Bengals (1991)
    Wide receivers
  • Cincinnati Bengals (1992–1996)
    Head coach
  • Dartmouth (2018–present)
    Wide receivers

When Did David Donald Shula Retire From Playing?

David Donaldf Shuala was said to have retired from playing football in the year 1981 and started coaching in the year 1982.

How Did David Donald Shula Get His First Coaching Job?

Shula got his first coaching job shortly after ending his playing career, signing as a defensive backs coach at the University of Virginia under Dick Voris in February 1958. Virginia finished with a 1–9 record that year.


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