Walt Kiesling

Walter Andrew Kiesling
Born: March 27, 1903
St. Paul, MN USA
College: St. Thomas
High School: Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, MN)
Deceased: March 2, 1962
Pittsburgh, PA
Coaching Career: 1939-1956
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1966
Playing statistics

Walt Kiesling compiled a record of 30 wins and 55 losses and 5 ties in his coaching career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers and Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers. He began coaching during the 1939 season and last coached during the 1956 campaign.

Coaching Record:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season League Team G W L T Win% G W L Win%
1939NFLPittsburgh Pirates8161.188
1940NFLPittsburgh Steelers11272.273
1941NFLPittsburgh Steelers4121.375
1942NFLPittsburgh Steelers11740.636
1943NFLPhiladelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers10541.550 Co-coach with Greasy Neale
1944NFLChi/Pit Cards/Steelers200100.000 Co-coach with Phil Handler
1954NFLPittsburgh Steelers12570.417
1955NFLPittsburgh Steelers12480.333
1956NFLPittsburgh Steelers12570.417
Totals9030555.361 000


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1920s Team