Greasy Neale Award

Pro Coach of the Year

When the Maxwell Football Club decided that they would give an Award for the Outstanding Pro Coach of the Year, the name that came to everyone's mind was Earle "Greasy" Neale.

The winner of the 24st Annual Earle "Greasy" Neale Award for Professional Coach of the Year is Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians .

Facts about Pagano and Arians

In their first season in Indianapolis, Head Coach Chuck Pagano and Offensive Coordinator/Interim Head Coach Bruce Arians guided the Colts through difficult circumstances to an 11-5 record and a playoff appearance.

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Who Votes?

Voters for all Maxwell Professional Awards are NFL coaching staffs and football personnel, members of the Maxwell Football Club and the Pro Writers of America Association, and local media.

Past Winners

Award Year
2012 Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians Indianapolis Colts
2011 Mike McCarthy Green Bay Packers
2010 Andy Reid Philadelphia Eagles
2009
2006
Sean Payton New Orleans Saints
2008 Jeff Fisher Tennessee Titans
2007 Bill Belichick New England Patriots
2009
2006
Sean Payton New Orleans Saints
2005 Tony Dungy Indianapolis Colts
2004 Marty Schottenheimer San Diego Chargers
2003 Dick Vermeil Kansas City Chiefs
2002
2000
Andy Reid Philadelphia Eagles
2001 Dick Jauron Chicago Bears
2002
2000
Andy Reid Philadelphia Eagles
1999 Dick Vermeil St. Louis Rams
1998 Dennis Green Minnestoa Vikings