Robert John Landsee (born March 21, 1963) is a former American football player and coach. He was also the head coach and owner of the Milwaukee Mustangs of the Arena Football League (AFL) till the team folded. He is a former American football center and guard who played for two seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 19861987. He was drafted by the Eagles in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin.

Bob Landsee
No. 65
Position:Center / Guard
Personal information
Born: (1964-03-21) March 21, 1964 (age 57)
Iron Mountain, Michigan
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:273 lb (124 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 149
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career NFL statistics
Games played:9
Games started:2
Player stats at · PFR

Playing careerEdit

Landsee earned All-State honors in both football and basketball at Iron Mountain High School.[1] Before his graduation in 1985, he had also earned All-American and All-Big Ten honors during his career at Wisconsin.[2]

Landsee was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He played for two seasons with the Eagles, from 1986 to 1987.

Coaching careerEdit

Milwaukee MustangsEdit

Landsee was the offensive line coach for the Milwaukee Mustangs of the Arena Football League (AFL) from 1999–2001.[2]

Toronto Phantoms and Indiana FirebirdsEdit

Landsee was a coach for the Toronto Phantoms in 2002 and for the Indiana Firebirds in 2003.[2]

Green Bay BlizzardEdit

Landsee was the head coach for the Green Bay Blizzard of the AF2 from 2005–2006 and from 2008–2009. He finished his career with the Blizzard with a record of 45–28 including playoffs. In 2006, Landsee coached the Blizzard to an East Division and American Conference Championship. He also brought his team to ArenaCup VII where they lost to the Spokane Shock 57–34. In 2008, the Blizzard had their best regular season record in franchose history, going 11–5 and earning the Midwest Division Championship. Under Landsee, 27 players signed contracts with fully professional teams, such as the AFL, the NFL or the Canadian Football League.[2]

Milwaukee IronEdit

Landsee was named head coach of the Milwaukee Iron of the AFL on October 13, 2009.[3]

Jacksonville SharksEdit

Landsee had been serving as the line coach of the Jacksonville Sharks of the AFL when he was named the interim head coach of the team after former head coach Les Moss was fired with two games to go in the 2016 season.[4]

AFL head coaching recordEdit

Team Year Regular season Postseason
Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
MIL 2010 11 5 .688 1st in NC Midwest 1 1 .500 Lost to Spokane Shock in NC Championship
MIL 2011 7 11 .389 3rd in AC East 0 0 .000
MIL 2012 5 13 .278 3rd in AC East 0 0 .000
JAX 2016 2 0 1.000 3rd in AC 1 1 .500 Lost to Philadelphia Soul in AC Championship
MIL total 23 29 1.000 1 1 .500
JAX total 2 0 1.000 1 1 .500
Total[5] 25 29 .463 2 2 .500


Landsee is the president of the Madison, Wisconsin chapter of the National Football League Alumni.[3]


  1. ^ "Inductee Class of 1996", Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d "Bob Landsee will Return in 2009 as Blizzard Head Coach". November 6, 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Bob Landsee". Milwaukee Iron. Archived from the original on March 23, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-25.
  4. ^ "SHARKS NAME BOB LANDSEE INTERIM HEAD COACH". July 19, 2016. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Bob Landsee coaching record". Retrieved July 7, 2014.

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