Wayne Fontes

Wayne Fontes was born on February 2, 1940 in Massachusetts. He was the head coach for the Detroit Lions for eight years. He set a franchise record for career wins with 67.
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Popular As Wayne Fontes
Occupation Football Coach
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born February 2, 1940 (Massachusetts)
Birthday February 2
Town/City Massachusetts
Nationality Massachusetts

🌙 Zodiac

Wayne Fontes’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Wayne Fontes was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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He was the head coach for the Detroit Lions for eight years. He set a franchise record for career wins with 67.

Before Fame

He played in the AFL, then returned to school after an injury sidelined him.


Although his Lions were good enough to make the playoffs most years he coached, they got knocked out of the playoffs early.

Family Life

His father was a first-generation immigrant from the Portuguese colony of Cape Verde.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Jon Gruden's son Jim.

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