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Tale Of The Tape: Dave Pietramala and Bill Belichick

May 17, 2011

Hardly a day goes by that Johns Hopkins lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala doesn't reach out via text, phone call or e-mail to bounce thoughts and ideas off his friend. And that friend just happens to be New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick. Full story.

 

Dave Pietramala 

Career Record (through 2010): 129-47
Hopkins Record: 106-30

• Hired at Johns Hopkins June 8, 2000
• Considered arguably the greatest defensive player in college lacrosse history, Pietramala was a first team All-American in 1987, 88, and 89.
• Won two national championships – 2005, 2007
• Only person in the history of college lacrosse to earn NCAA Division I Player of the Year honors (1989) and Division I Coach of the Year honors (2000, 2002)
• One of just two coaches to earn National Coach of the Year honors at two schools (Cornell, 2000)
• Blue Jays have made the NCAA tournament in each of his nine years, and has played in the Final Four six times

Bill Belichick 

Career Record: 153-90
Patriots Record: 116-45

• Hired by New England January 27, 2000
• His 106 wins in nine seasons is more than any other coach in NFL history tallied in his first 10 seasons with a team
• Only head coach in NFL history to win three Super Bowls in four years
• First NFL coach to go 16-0 (but he'd rather have another ring)
• With 35 seasons in the NFL, has more years of experience than any other head coach right now
• Three-time AP NFL coach of the year (2003, 2007, 2010)
• In 2003, was named NFL Coach of the Year by 13 major publications

(Photos by Sabina Moran/PressBox)

Posted May 17, 2011

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