The win percentage of Hearts' 37 permanent managers - ranked in order

Here's how the 37 managers / head coaches prior to current boss Craig Levein have fared in the Hearts hotseat.

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Alex Rennie, Peter Houston, Steven Pressley and John McGlynn, and Eugenijus Riabovas have been omitted due to their caretaker status. Although also a caretaker boss, Anatoliy Korobochka has been included as he took charge of 33 matches.

Won 9 of his 12 games in charge as Hearts started the 2005/06 season with a bang. Left by mutual consent after clashing with Vladimir Romanov

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Led Hearts to the Scottish Championship title, and won 62 of his 106 games in charge giving him a 58.49% win rate
At the helm in the mid-1930s, Pratt won 40 games out of 68, giving him a 58% win rate
Five-time capped England international Moss took over from Pratt and nearly equalled his win rate. Spent more than four years in charge, winning 89 games out of 161 giving him a 55% win rate
At the helm for a total of 695 matches, Walker is Hearts' longest-serving manager. He won 383 matches leaving him with a win percentage of 55%
First of two spells broken up by illness. 14 wins from 28 gives him a 50% win rate in his first stint, including a Scottish Cup win over Gretna
After returning from illness, Ivanauskas took charge of 14 games, winning 7, giving him a win rating of... 50% again!
Peter Fairley took the reins in August 1901 and recorded 27 wins from 53 games along with 13 draws and 13 losses to give him a win rate of 50% by the time he left in July 1903
Succeeding Fairley, Waugh took charge of 164 matches, winning 79 of them. He left in April 1908 with a 48% win percentage
Led Hearts to second place in the Scottish top flight, and to two Scottish Cup semi-finals. Won 69 of his 143 games in charge to give him a win rate of 48%
George Burley's permanent successor lasted just 19 games, with 9 wins, 6 draws and 4 defeats before his departure in March 2006.
Spent close to a decade at the helm, winning 172 of his 365 games in charge. Stepped down six months after Hearts lost the 1919 Victory Cup final to former side St Mirren and was succeeded by son Willie
Won the Scottish Cup with East Fife in 1938 and later introduced the Terrible Trio to the world of Scottish football. Won 175 of his 372 games at the helm to give him a 47% win rate.
The first of three spells in the hotseat saw MacDonald win 111 of 232 games, giving him a win rate of 47%. Narrowly lost out on a league title in 1986 and lost the Scottish Cup final to Aberdeen days later
A joint manager arrangement produced 54 wins from 113 matches between November 1986 and November 1988
Arrived in August 1995, delivered a Scottish Cup win in 1998 and departed in November 2000 with 108 wins from 242 games and a 44.46% win rate
Succeeded Jefferies and lasted nearly four years, winning 74 of his 170 games in charge to produce a 43.53% win rate. Current win rate at the time of writing in his second spell in charge is 44.74%
Returned for a second spell as manager, lasting around 16 months. Won 25 of his 58 games in charge, giving him a 43.10% win rate
His third and final spell in the hotseat. Won just 32 matches in 73 games and was sacked by Wallace Mercer in September 1990
Na na na na na na na na na na naaaa... the Portuguese boss was at the helm for less than a year but acquired legendary status by leading Hearts to a 5-1 win over Hibs in the Scottish Cup final. Won 20 of his 47 games in charge.
McCartney had the unenviable task of rebuilding a team devastated by the ravages of World War I. Signed Barney Battles Jr. and lasted until July 1935, but underachieved to a degree. Won 288 games of 674 giving him a 42% win rate
One-fifth of Hibs' Famous Five, Ormond replaced John Hagart and performed slightly better than his predecessor, recording a 42% win rate thanks to 50 victories from his 117 games in charge.
Took charge in July 2008, lasting until the end of January 2010. Won 23 games out of 58 giving him a 39.66% win rate
Arrived in 2006 as Director of Football but by summer 2007 was in charge of the first team. Left the post on January 1 2008 and moved back upstairs, with a 39.39% win rate
Lasted six months, winning 8 of 21 games giving him a win rate of 38.10%. Replaced by Csaba Laszlo.
In charge for just over four years, Harvey recorded 73 wins from 188 games, losing 75 and drawing 40. Left with a win rate of 38%.
Spent a season at the helm and recorded a 37.21% win rate as he won just 16 of his 43 games in charge.
Another six-month stint for the former Hearts striker. Won 13 out of 35 games, giving him a 37.14% win rate.
At the helm for just shy of four years, Seith - a league winner with Burnley and Dundee - won 69 of his 185 matches, giving him a 37% win rate
Arrived as Bobby Moncur's assistant and took charge in June 1981. Was gone by December 1981 after a poor run of results including defeat to East Stirlingshire. Won 9 of his 24 games in charge.
Replaced William Waugh but couldn't match his achievements. In post for just over 18 months with 20 wins from 55 games and a 36% win rate.
At the helm in the mid-1970s, Hagart presided over Hearts' first ever relegation from the Scottish top flight. Left in April 1977 with 50 wins from 139 games.
Replaced Joe Jordan but the former Hearts striker won just ten of his 30 games in charge, giving him a 33.33% win rate
Handed the unenviable task of steering a fledgling Hearts team through administration, Locke won 17 of his 54 matches in charge giving him a 31.48% win rate
Of his three spells in charge, only one was a non-caretaker role. Hearts won ten of his 34 games in charge, but lost 14, giving him a win rate of 29.41%.
A largely forgettable reign for the former Newcastle captain, who won a measly 17 of his 60 games in charge, giving him a 28.33% win rate.
The former Valencia coach lasted just shy of eight months in post. Hearts won just seven of his 30 games in charge including a second Scottish Cup exit in a year to rivals Hibs