2014 – Redskins Coaching Staff Tracker – Vol. 1

Jay Gruden

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2014 – Redskins Coaching Staff Tracker – Since being hired, new Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has been interviewing coaches and begun the process of filling out his coaching staff.  Here is where things stand as of right now for what coaches have been hired, and which positions are still open.

Head coachJay Gruden -  Served as the offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals for the past three seasons.  Was a player and head coach in the Arena League, and UFL.  Was an offensive assistant for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for six seasons.

Redskins Coaching Staff

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Offense:

Offensive coordinatorSean McVay has been retained and named offensive coordinator.  Served as the Redskins tight ends coach during Mike Shanahan’s tenure, and has now been promoted to coordinator.  Has previous experience coaching with Jay Gruden in Tampa Bay and in the UFL.

QB coach – Offensive Coordinator Sean McVay will also serve as quarterbacks coach.

Running backs coach - Yet to be named.

Receivers coachIke Hilliard has been named as the Redskins wide receivers coach.  Hilliard returns to the Redskins after a season as wide receivers coach for the Buffalo Bills.

Redskins coaching staff

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Tight Ends coachWes Phillips has been hired as the Redskins tight ends coach.  Phillips was previously tight ends coach for the Dallas Cowboys.

Offensive line coachChris Foerster has been retained as the Redskins offensive line coach.  He has been the Redskins offensive line coach since 2010.

Redskins coaching staff

Defense:

Defensive coordinatorJim Haslett will be retained as the Redskins defensive coordinator.  However, there is controversy surrounding this as Haslett’s defenses have underwhelmed under his direction.

Redskins Coaches

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Defensive line coachJacob Burney has been retained as the Redskins defensive line coach.  He’s held the position since 2010.

Redskins coaching staff

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Outside linebacker coachBrian Baker has been hired as outside linebackers coach.  Was the Cleveland Browns outside linebackers coach last season, and the Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach prior to that.

Redskins coaching staff

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Inside linebacker coachKirk Olivadotti has been hired as the Redskins inside linebackers coach.  He comes back to the Redskins after having the same position with the Georgia Bulldogs.  Olivadotti was previously an assistant coach with the Redskins from 2000-2010.

 Defensive backs coachRaheem Morris has been retained as defensive backs coach for the Washington Redskins.  He’s held this position for the past two seasons, and was at one time the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Redskins coaching staff

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Special Teams coordinatorBen Kotwica has been hired as special teams coordinator.  Served as the New York Jets special teams coordinator last season, and has been a special teams coach for the team since 2007.

Redskins coaching staff

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