Tom Fears: 1967-1970 (13 wins, 34 losses, 2 draws) ◎
J. D. Roberts: 1971-1972 (7 wins, 25 losses, 3 draws)
John North: 1973-1975 (11 wins and 23 losses) ◎ ◎
Ernie Hefferle: 1975 (1 win 7 losses)
Hank Stram: 1976-1977 (7 wins and 21 losses)
Dick Nolan: 1978-1980 (15 wins and 29 losses) ◎◎◎
Dick Stanfel: 1980 (1 win 3 losses)
O. A. (Bum) Phillips: 1981-1985 (27 wins and 42 losses) ◎◎◎◎
Jim Mora: 1986-1996 (total record 93 wins 78 losses; regular season 93 wins 74 losses, playoffs 0 wins 4 losses) ※
Rick Venturi: 1996 (1 win 7 losses)
Mike Ditka: 1997-1999 (15 wins and 33 losses)
Jim Haslett: 2000-2005 (total record 46 wins and 52 losses; regular season 45 wins and 51 losses, playoffs 1 win and 1 loss)
Aaron Kromer: 2012 (2 wins and 4 losses) ※※
Joe Vitt: 2012 (5 wins and 5 losses) ※※※
Sean Payton: 2006 2011, 2013 present (current total record 161 wins and 97 losses; regular season 152 wins and 89 losses, playoffs 9 wins and 8 losses, once Super Cup champion)
◎: The first coach, Tom Fears, played only 1 win, 5 losses, and 1 draw in the first 7 games of the 1970 season, and was dismissed from his position as head coach by the team. Assistant coach J.D. Roberts took over the coaching role directly.
◎◎: The third coach, John North, played only 1 win and 5 losses in the first 6 games of the 1975 season and was dismissed from his position as head coach by the team. He was represented by assistant coach Ernie Hefferle and brought to the end of the 1975 season.
◎◎◎: The sixth coach Dick Nolan was relieved of his position as head coach by the team after suffering 12 consecutive losses in the 1980 season, and was represented by assistant coach Dick Stanfel until the end of the 1980 season.
◎◎◎◎: The eighth coach O.A. (Bum) Phillips played in the first 12 games of the 1985 season (4 wins and 8 losses), but was relieved of his position as head coach due to team considerations. He was represented by assistant coach Wade Phillips and brought to the end of the 1985 season.
※: Jim Mora, the ninth coach, played only 2 wins and 6 losses in the first 8 games of the 1996 season and was dismissed from his position as head coach by the team. He was represented by assistant coach Rick Venturi and brought to the end of the 1996 season.
※※: Due to the impact of the Bounty Gate incident on head coach Sean Payton, he was heavily punished by the league and suspended for the entire 2012 season. Assistant coach Joe Vitt was also jointly punished and suspended for 6 games. Therefore, Aaron Krmer coached the first 6 games and became the 14th coach in the history of the Saints (Sean Payton was the 13th coach in the team's history).
※※※: Assistant coach Joe Vitt represented the last 10 games of the season until the end of the 2012 season after being suspended for 6 games, becoming the 15th coach in the history of the Saints team.