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 coach – Jay 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.
Offensive coordinator – Sean 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 coach – Ike 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.
Tight Ends coach – Wes Phillips has been hired as the Redskins tight ends coach. Phillips was previously tight ends coach for the Dallas Cowboys.
Offensive line coach – Chris Foerster has been retained as the Redskins offensive line coach. He has been the Redskins offensive line coach since 2010.
Defensive coordinator – Jim Haslett will be retained as the Redskins defensive coordinator. However, there is controversy surrounding this as Haslett’s defenses have underwhelmed under his direction.
Defensive line coach – Jacob Burney has been retained as the Redskins defensive line coach. He’s held the position since 2010.
Outside linebacker coach – Brian 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.
Inside linebacker coach – Kirk 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 coach – Raheem 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.
Special Teams coordinator – Ben 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.