Brian Kelly

Current Head Coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Born: October 25, 1961
Everett, Massachusetts

Head Coaching Record: TBD

Major Influences: TBD


Well Known Assistants:

Current Notre Dame Fighting Irish Head Coach (4 Years)

Year Record
2013 N/A
2012 N/A
2011 N/A
2010 N/A

Brian Kelly Career Summary

Title Team Years
Head Coach Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2010 - 2013
Head Coach Cincinnati Bearcats 2006 - 2009
Head Coach Central Michigan Chippewas 2004 - 2006
Head Coach Grand Valley State Lakers 1991 - 2003
Defensive Coordinator Grand Valley State Lakers 1989 - 1990
Defensive Backs Coach Grand Valley State Lakers 1987 - 1988
Assistant Coach Assumption Greyhounds 1983 - 1986
Linebacker Assumption Greyhounds 1979 - 1982

Career Milestones

2007-01-06 - Brian Kelly led his new team in a bowl victory over Western Michigan in the International Bowl. Having taken over the Bearcats in December, Kelly earned the distinction of having beaten the same team twice in the same season with two different teams.

2006-12-03 - Brian Kelly took over for the departing Mark Dantonio. Cincinnati asked Kelly to take over immediately and coach the Bearcats in the upcoming bowl game.


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