This is a list of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins head coaches. There have been 6 head coaches of the Penguins franchise since its founding in 1999. Glenn Patrick, the brother of former-Pittsburgh Penguins general manager and coach Craig Patrick, served as the team's first head coach. The Pittsburgh Penguins current coach, Michel Therrien, was promoted from coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins part way through the 2005 season. He went on to led Pittsburgh to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals. Today the WBS Penguins are led by Dan Bylsma, who replaced Todd Richards in June 2008, when Richards took an assistant coaching position with the San Jose Sharks. Patrick, Therrien and Richards led the WBS Pens to AHL Eastern Conference Championship titles.
|#||Number of coaches|
|W – L %||Win – Loss percentage|
|*||Became (or was a) Pittsburgh Penguins Head Coach|
|+||Served as a midseason replacement|
|#||Name||Term||Games||Record (W-L-T)||W – L %||Achievements|
|1||Glenn Patrick||1999-2003||320||115–152–15||.221||AHL Eastern Conference Champions (2001)|
|2||Michel Therrien*||2003-2005||185||94–56–52||.750||AHL Eastern Conference Champions (2004)|
|5||Todd Richards||2006-2008||160||98–49–13||.825||AHL Eastern Conference Champions (2008)|
|9||John Hynes||2010 - Present|
- ↑ A running total of the number of coaches of the Penguins. Thus any coach who has two separate terms as head coach is only counted once.
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