When chuck noll arrived in pittsburgh, the city was in deep crisis, facing the decline of its lifeblood industry added to that, the steelers had been the worst team in professional football for nearly four decades noll quickly remolded the team into the most accomplished in the history of the nfl, and through this pittsburghers. Charles henry noll (january 5, 1932 – june 13, 2014) was a professional american football player, assistant coach and head coach his sole head coaching position was for the pittsburgh steelers of the national football league (nfl) from 1969 to 1991 when noll retired after 23 years, only three other head coaches in. It's the hardest thing to do in sports: get a large number of ego-driven men, each with his own successful past, to jell and win a title champions are champions not because they do anything extraordinary, steelers hall of fame coach chuck noll once said, but because they do ordinary things better than.
Chuck noll coach (1969-91) elected to pro football hall of fame: 1993 charles henry noll, “the emperor,” truly was the man who changed who the pittsburgh steelers were and continue to be when he was hired in 1969, the steelers were a team that had struggled to win in the past prior to noll's arrival. The chuck noll foundation for brain injury research has awarded a carnegie mellon university team a $130,000, three-year grant to use their newly modified then, the team will work to improve the eeg's accessibility for professional football players, since things like thick, dense hair and head size can.
The most successful american football coach of all time, chuck noll, who led the pittsburgh steelers to four superbowl victories, dies at 82 he had a reputation as a meticulous coach and his team achieved renown for their defence - or the steel curtain as it became known he will go down as the guy. So without further ado, here are 10 inspirational quotes from some of the most successful coaches in nfl history (and 3) “on a team, it's not the strength of the individual players, but it is the strength of the unit and how they all function together chuck noll, head coach pittsburgh steelers (1969-91.
Last friday night, former pittsburgh steelers head coach chuck noll died in his home of natural causes at the age of 82 noll coached the steelers there were a lot of pro football luminaries in the house including john madden and i tried to be professional whenever i encountered them but when i saw.
Noll was one of the last of hugely successful nfl coaches to have an identifiable life outside of football, says biographer michael maccambridge pittsburgh steelers coach chuck noll holds super bowl trophy aloft before fans who greeted the team at the airport in pittsburgh in 1975 the steelers won. Chuck noll, who led the once pitiful pittsburgh steelers into an era of triumph in the 1970s, became the first and still only nfl coach to win four super bowls i want you guys to know the super bowl will be played two weeks from now, and the best team in the national football league is sitting right here.