The Seattle Seahawks and Pete Carroll have agreed to a Mutli – year contract extension that will keep him around the team until 2021 Jody Allen sister of former Seahawks Owner Paul Allen announced Monday afternoon.
Jody Allen is the Seahawks Chair and Trustee of teh Paul G. Allen Trust.
“I am excited to announce that we have extended Head Coach Pete Carroll through the 2021 season,” said Allen “This will continue the championship culture that we have created in Seattle.”
Carroll was hired as Seattle’s announced head coach on January 11. 2011 and has led the Seahawks to seven playoff appearances with a combined 97-59-1 record, back-to-back Super Bowl appearances in 2013-14, 10-plus wins in five-consecutive seasons (2012-16), and four NFC West Division titles. Prior to his arrival, Seattle posted 10-plus wins only five times in the previous 34 years.
“So grateful to Jody and the organization,” said Carroll. “I love this team and couldn’t be more proud to represent the 12s.”
Seattle has advanced to the divisional round in six of the last eight postseasons, winning two NFC Championships and one Super Bowl, while claiming the No. 1 seed in the NFC twice.
In partnership with Executive Vice President & General Manager John Schneider, the two have acquired and seen 18 different players selected to the Pro Bowl since 2011. Their roster has also included 12 first-team All-Pro selections since 2012.
The franchise’s all-time winningest coach, Carroll ranks 28th in NFL history with 131 combined wins (regular season and postseason).