In fact, I just went through and counted 20 D.C.-area head coaches of some significance who have left or lost their jobs since Boudreau first got his.
Here’s my list of significant D.C.-area coaching changes since Boudreau was hired. There have been a few.
December 7, 2007:Paul Johnson leaves Navy to join Georgia Tech.
December 8, 2007: Ken Niumatalolo is hired by Navy.
January 8, 2008: Joe Gibbs resigns from the Redskins.
February 9, 2008: Jim Zorn is hired by the Redskins.
July 29, 2008: Tree Rollins is fired by the Mystics. Jessie Kenlaw is named interim coach.
November 6, 2008: Julie Plank is hired by the Mystics.
November 24, 2008: Eddie Jordan is fired by the Wizards. Ed Tapscott is named interim coach.
November 3, 2009: Tommy Soehn resigns from D.C. United.
December 28, 2009: Curt Onalfo is hired by D.C. United.
April 22, 2009: Flip Saunders is hired by the Wizards.
July 13, 2009: Manny Acta is fired by the Nationals. Jim Riggleman is named interim manager.
November 11, 2009: Jim Riggleman is named permanent manager by the Nationals.
January 4, 2010: Jim Zorn is fired by the Redskins.
January 6, 2010: Mike Shanahan is hired by the Redskins.
March 23, 2010: Howard fires Gil Jackson.
May 4, 2010: Kevin Nickelberry is hired by Howard.
August 4, 2010: Curt Onalfo is fired by D.C. United. Ben Olsen is named interim coach.
November 28, 2010: Ben Olsen is named permanent coach by D.C. United.
October, 2010: Julie Plank is fired by the Mystics.
November 1, 2010: Trudi Lacey is hired by the Mystics.
December 20, 2010: Ralph Friedgen is fired by the University of Maryland.
January 2, 2011:Randy Edsall his hired by the University of Maryland.
April 22, 2011: Jim Larranaga leaves George Mason to join the University of Miami.
April 25, 2011:Karl Hobbs is fired by George Washington.
April 30: Paul Hewitt is hired by George Mason.
May 5, 2011: Gary Williams announces he will retire from the University of Maryland.
May 6, 2011: Mike Lonergan is hired by George Washington.
May 9, 2011: Billy Lange resigns from Navy.
May 9, 2011: Mark Turgeon is hired at the University of Maryland.
May 23, 2011: Ed DeChellis is hired by Navy.
June 23, 2011: Jim Riggleman resigns from the Nationals.
June 24, 2011: John McLaren is named interim manager by the Nationals.
June 26, 2011: Davey Johnson is hired by the Nationals.