COACHES

COACHING STAFF

Pete Carroll
Executive VP of Football Operations & Head Coach

Named head coach on January 11, 2010, Pete Carroll became the eighth head coach in Seahawks history after one of the most successful runs in USC history in the college ranks.

Darrell Bevell
Offensive Coordinator

Named offensive coordinator on January 20, 2011, Darrell Bevell enters his seventh season leading Seattle’s offense after spending five seasons (2006-10) as the Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator.

Kris Richard
Defensive Coordinator

Richard begins his 12th season in the NFL, 11th overall in Seattle and eighth in the NFL coaching ranks. He spent three seasons with the Seahawks (2002-04) and one season with the San Francisco 49ers (2005) as a cornerback.

Michael Barrow
Assistant Head Coach/Defense/Linebackers

Hired to the Seahawks staff on February 9, 2015, Barrow enters the NFL coaching ranks after spending seven years at the University of Miami (2007-13) following a 13-year NFL career as a linebacker.

Dwaine Board
Assistant Defensive Line

Hired on March 25, 2015, Board returns to the Seahawks where he spent six seasons (2003-08) as defensive line coach, helping the team rank second in the NFL with 136 sacks from 2005-07 and totaling an NFL-leading 50 sacks during Seattle’s Super Bowl XL run in 2005.

Tom Cable
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line

Cable joined the Seahawks staff on January 18, 2011, after spending four years with the Oakland Raiders, serving the last two-plus years as head coach.

Dave Canales
Wide Receivers

Named to Seattle’s coaching staff on February 4, 2010, Canales entered the NFL after one season as USC’s offensive administrative assistant in 2009. He was promoted to wide receivers coach prior to the 2015 season after the retirement of Kippy Brown.

Chris Carlisle
Head Strength & Conditioning

After nine years as USC’s head strength and conditioning coach, Carlisle joined Seattle in the same capacity on February 4, 2010.

Brennan Carroll
Assistant Offensive Line

Named to the Seahawks staff on February 9, 2015, Brennan Carroll joined an NFL staff for the first time in his career after spending 13 years in the college ranks.

Nate Carroll
Assistant Wide Receivers

Named to the Seahawks staff on July 26, 2010, Nate Carroll moved in to the coaching ranks in 2011 after spending the 2010 season as a personnel assistant in the scouting department.

Andre Curtis
Defensive Backs

Hired by the Seahawks on March 25, 2015, Curtis joins his fourth NFL team after spending three seasons (2012-14) with the New Orleans Saints as assistant secondary coach.

Tom Donatell
Quality Control/Defense

Tom Donatell joined the Seahawks on March 16, 2017, after spending two seasons each at UCLA (2015-16) and the University of South Florida (2013-14) as a graduate assistant.

Heath Farwell
Assistant Special Teams

Hired on August 16, 2016 as a coaching assistant, the 10-year veteran linebacker Farwell returns to the Seahawks where he served as a two-time special teams captain in his four years in Seattle (2011-14). He was promoted to his current position on March 16, 2017.

Mondray Gee
Assistant Strength & Conditioning

Hired on February 4, 2010, Mondray Gee enters his 17th year in the NFL, spending the first seven in Detroit and two in Green Bay’s weight room. Recommended to coach Carroll by GM John Schneider, who also worked in Green Bay before joining Seattle.

John Glenn

Assistant Linebackers

Hired on February 14, 2012 to be the team’s special teams coaching assistant, Glenn moved to a new role in 2014 as quality control/defense coach, defensive assistant in 2016 and now assistant linebackers coach, being promoted on March 16, 2017.

Will Harriger
Assistant Quarterbacks

Will Harriger joined the Seahawks coaching staff as an offensive assistant on May 2, 2014 after spending 10 years coaching collegiately, and beginning in 2016, took on assistant quarterbacks responsibilities.

Clint Hurtt
Defensive Line

Hired on March 16, 2017, Hurtt joins Seattle after two years as the Chicago Bears outside linebackers coach (2015-16) and one year as the Bears assistant defensive line coach (2014).

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Offensive Assistant

Hired by Seattle as offensive assistant on July 5, 2017, Jeanpierre joins the Seahawks coaching staff after a six-year career with the club as an offensive lineman.

Travis Jones
Senior Defensive Assistant

Hired on February 13, 2013, Jones joined then-defensive coordinator Dan Quinn’s staff after spending five seasons as assistant defensive line coach for the New Orleans Saints. He began his NFL career with the Miami Dolphins from 2005-07, where he and Quinn were on the same defensive staff. Named to his current position on March 16, 2017.

Pat McPherson
Tight Ends

Named to his position on February 4, 2010, McPherson joined Seattle after 11 years with the Denver Broncos, most recently serving as their tight ends coach from 2007-08. Before being named to that position, he spent four years (2003-06) as quarterbacks coach for the Broncos and also served as an offensive assistant (1999-2002) and defensive assistant (1998).

Ricky Manning Jr.
Assistant Defensive Backs

Hired on March 29, 2016, former NFL cornerback Ricky Manning, Jr. joins Seattle after three years of collegiate coaching.

Chad Morton
Running Backs

Hired on March 17, 2014, as assistant special teams coach, Morton joined the Seahawks after spending four seasons in the same role with the Green Bay Packers. In 2015, he began work with the running backs, and is now in charge of the running backs room in 2017.

Pat Ruel
Assistant Offensive Line

Hired to assist the offensive line on September 6, 2010, Ruel begins his eighth season in Seattle. He joined the Seahawks after coaching five seasons (2005-09) at USC in the same capacity.

Brian Schneider
Special Teams Coordinator

Named to his current position on February 4, 2010, Schneider returned to the NFL after one year at USC.

Carl Smith
Quarterbacks

Hired on February 1, 2011, Carl Smith re-unites with Pete Carroll and brings 27 years of NFL experience to the Seahawks staff, previously spending two years as the Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach (2009-10). It was his second stint with Cleveland after originally joining the club from 2001-03 in the same capacity.

Nick Sorensen
Secondary

Named to the Seahawks staff as an assistant special teams coach on February 13, 2013, Sorensen joined the NFL coaching ranks after spending 2012 as a volunteer defensive quality control coach at Youngstown State following his NFL career.

Jamie Yanchar
Assistant Strength & Conditioning

Hired on February 4, 2010, Yanchar joined the Seahawks after 19 years of service in southern California, working with L.A.’s professional sports teams, including 19 years in USC’s strength program.