Vince Lombardi was one of the most successful pro football coaches in the United States during the 20th century. During the period 1959-1967 when Lombardi was head coach of the Green Bay Packers, the Packers won five league championships and two Superbowls. He was a great teacher and motivator to his players. Before coaching the Packers, Lombardi was an assistant coach with the New York Giants. Lombardi was also a high school Latin teacher before going into coaching, After leaving the Packers, Lombardi coached the Washington Redskins for one year in 1968, and then died shortly after of cancer.