Don Coryell, considered by some as the greatest coach in the team's history, guided the Chargers from 1978-1986, with a record of 72-60. Coryell's offense, known as "Air Coryell," set numerous NFL offensive records. Coryell died in 2010.
Al Saunders took over head coaching duties after Don Coryell resigned eight games into the 1986 season. Saunders eventually landed the job full-time and coached the team until 1988, finishing his tenure with a 17-22 record.
Dan Henning was the Chargers' head coach from 1989-1991, compiling a 16-32 record. He played for Bobby Ross -- who succeeded him as Chargers head coach -- in college.
Bobby Ross coached the Chargers from 1992-1996, with a 50-36 record. He led the team to its only Super Bowl appearance in the 1994-95 season (a loss to San Francisco in Miami). Ross went on to coach the Detroit Lions and at Army.
Kevin Gilbride served as head coach from 1997-1998. He was fired six games into the 1998 season, having compiled a 6-16 record as Chargers head coach. He has since won two Super Bowls as the offensive coordinator for the New York Giants.
June Jones replaced Kevin Gilbride six games into the 1998 season. Jones finished the '98 campaign with a 3-7 record. He is currently the head coach at Southern Methodist University.
The Chargers named Oregon State University head coach Mike Riley as its head man in 1999. Riley lasted until 2001, compiling a record of 14-34. He returned as Oregon State's head coach in 2003.
Marty Schottenheimer was named Chargers head coach in 2002. Schottenheimer had a 47-33 record and led the team to two playoff appearances (both losses). He was fired after the 2006 season despite a 14-2 regular season record.
Norv Turner succeeded Marty Schottenheimer as the Chargers' 14th head coach in 2007. Turner, guided his team to the AFC Championship Game in 2007. He was fired following the 2012 season after compiling a 59-43 record.
Mike McCoy, former offensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos, became the Chargers' 15th head coach.