Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

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Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by MikeMitchell » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:26 pm

There are so many sites out there that have XFL Staff Trackers. Admittedly, it's hard to keep up with all of it. Many of the coaching staff hires have not been officially announced by the league, and some of the sites that try this, have missed several of the hires. Football Scoop has even attempted their own tracker. They are way behind. So I thought that, I would put them all here. LA announced a few officially today. I will stick with coaching staffs for now. There are positions like Video Manager and Analysts, that Tampa has hired, but I will keep them off this list. On some of these staffs, it's possible that coaches assume dual roles, like Pepper Johnson in LA. So a vacancy might not necessarily be filled.

Here's a current list of what has been filled and what positions are still unannounced;

XFL Tampa

Head Coach/General Manager- Marc Trestman
Offensive Coordinator- Jamie Elizondo
Defensive Coordinator- Jerry Glanville
Special Teams Coordinator- Frank Gansz Jr.
Quarterbacks- John Neiswander
Running Backs- Josh Moore
Offensive Line- Jonathan Himebauch
Receivers- Vacant
Tight Ends- Vacant
Defensive Line- Lawrence Hill
Linebackers - Michael Archer
Defensive Backs- William Fields
Strength & Conditioning- Darren Krein

XFL New York

Head Coach/General Manager/Offensive Coordinator- Kevin Gilbride
Defensive Coordinator- Jim Herrmann
Special Teams Coordinator- Vacant
Quarterbacks- G.A. Mangus
Running Backs- Jerald Ingram
Offensive Line- Ronnie Vinklarek
Receivers- Mike Miller
Tight Ends- Vacant
Defensive Line- Charles Ahyou
Linebackers- Kevin Kelly
Defensive Backs- Chris Dishman
Strength & Conditioning- Vacant

XFL St. Louis

Head Coach/General Manager- Jonathan Hayes
Assistant to The Head Coach- Michael George
Offensive Coordinator- Vacant
Defensive Coordinator- Jay Hayes
Special Teams Coordinator- Vacant
Quarterbacks- Vacant
Running Backs- Vacant
Offensive Line- Brian Braswell
Receivers- Vacant
Tight Ends- Vacant
Defensive Line- Vacant
Linebackers- Vacant
Defensive Backs- Vacant
Strength & Conditioning- Vacant

XFL Washington

Head Coach/General Manager- Pep Hamilton
Offensive Coordinator/RB's Coach- Tanner Engstrand
Defensive Coordinator- Jeffrey Fitzgerald
Special Teams Coordinator- Steven Wilson
Quarterbacks- Ted White
Offensive Line- Chris Scelfo
Receivers- Bob Saunders
Tight Ends/Tackles- Todd Washington
Offensive/Special Teams Assistant- Brent Battle
Defensive Line - Ray Hamilton
Linebackers- Kurt Gouveia
Defensive Backs- Sigismondo Cioffi
Outside Linebackers- Napoleon Sykes Jr.
Strength & Conditioning- Vacant

XFL Dallas

Head Coach/General Manager- Bob Stoops
Offensive Coordinator- Hal Mumme
Defensive Coordinator- Chris Woods
Special Teams Coordinator- Vacant
Quarterbacks- Ryan Meyers
Running Backs- Bobby Blizzard
Offensive Line- Jeff Jagodzinski
Receivers- Jarrail Jackson
Tight Ends/Quality Control- Scott Spurrier
Defensive Line- Jim Jeffcoat
Linebackers- Vacant
Defensive Backs- Vacant
Strength & Conditioning- Vacant

XFL Houston

Head Coach/General Manager- June Jones
Offensive Coordinator- Chris Miller
Defensive Coordinator- Ted Cottrell
Special Teams Coordinator- Vacant
Quarterbacks- Dan Morrison
Running Backs- Wes Saun
Offensive Line- John Estes
Receivers- Austin James Smith
Tight Ends- Vacant
Defensive Line- Vacant
Linebackers- Tom Mason
Defensive Backs- Derrius Bell
Strength & Conditioning- Mel deLaura

XFL Seattle

Head Coach/General Manager- Jim Zorn
Offensive Coordinator- Mike Riley
Defensive Coordinator- Clayton Lopez
Special Teams Coordinator- Vacant
Quarterbacks- Vacant
Running Backs- Butch Goncharoff
Offensive Line- Steve Smith
Receivers- Larry Kirksey
Tight Ends- Vacant
Defensive Line- Donald Johnson
Linebackers- Vacant
Defensive Backs- Marcus Ungaro
Strength & Conditioning- Vacant

XFL Los Angeles

Head Coach/General Manager- Winston Moss
Offensive Coordinator- Norm Chow
Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers- Pepper Johnson
Special Teams Coordinator- Vacant
Quarterbacks- Vacant
Running Backs- David Atkins
Offensive Line- Jerry Fontenot
Receivers- Michael Wilson
Tight Ends- Vacant
Defensive Line- Vincent Amey
Defensive Backs- Otis Smith
Strength & Conditioning- Vacant
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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by GDAWG » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:35 pm

I am interested in seeing the entire St. Louis staff and then the reaction afterwards from the media there when none of them are former Rams.

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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by MikeMitchell » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:47 pm

GDAWG wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:35 pm
I am interested in seeing the entire St. Louis staff and then the reaction afterwards from the media there when none of them are former Rams.
Setting aside the Rams part of it. Hayes is behind. Good thing, his showcase is last. He's got a lot of catching up to do. It's not easy to put together a staff. A lot of this has to do with connections. Hayes has some from his time in the NFL, but a lot of those people already have jobs.

On a positive side, the guy he held throughout his whole career. Winston Moss is killing it. I love his front office and coaching staff so far. He's got former NFL players, who are also good coaches. Fontenot was one of Aaron Rodgers favorites in Green Bay. I can't tell you how amazed, I am that Otis Smith is not a coach in the league. He made up for lack of speed as a player, by being so damn smart. Got great coaching from Parcells, Belichick, Romeo etc... I am sure that Otis is a Pepper Johnson hire.

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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by GregParks » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 pm

Just announced on Twitter, former Hawaii head coach and longtime offensive guru Norm Chow will be LA’s offensive coordinator. Another great hire by Moss, IMO.
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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by SamTheRam28 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:54 pm

MikeMitchell wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:47 pm
On a positive side, the guy he held throughout his whole career. Winston Moss is killing it. I love his front office and coaching staff so far. He's got former NFL players, who are also good coaches. Fontenot was one of Aaron Rodgers favorites in Green Bay. I can't tell you how amazed, I am that Otis Smith is not a coach in the league. He made up for lack of speed as a player, by being so damn smart. Got great coaching from Parcells, Belichick, Romeo etc... I am sure that Otis is a Pepper Johnson hire.
XFL LA just announced that Moss hired Norm Chow as OC. Looking at his resumé, that's not a good hire. Just looking at his Wikipedia page: The Titans had 9 TD passes with Chow as OC in 2007 and were 21st in total offense. His offense at UCLA was ranked 116th of 120. As Hawaii's HC, he went 10-36 in 4 seasons and his most successful season only saw 4 wins. Not a great hire for one of only 2 defensive coaches in the league.

Edit: Just saw this
GregParks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 pm
Just announced on Twitter, former Hawaii head coach and longtime offensive guru Norm Chow will be LA’s offensive coordinator. Another great hire by Moss, IMO.
What makes you think this is a great hire? I don't see it.
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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by MikeMitchell » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:57 pm

https://twitter.com/2020Hindsight3/stat ... 9319784449

Winston Moss has hired Norm Chow as his offensive coordinator. We don't have players yet but LA has the feel of a championship contender. Moss is killing this process. For a first time head coach/general manager. He's doing a fantastic job.

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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by MikeMitchell » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:59 pm

SamTheRam28 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:54 pm
MikeMitchell wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:47 pm
On a positive side, the guy he held throughout his whole career. Winston Moss is killing it. I love his front office and coaching staff so far. He's got former NFL players, who are also good coaches. Fontenot was one of Aaron Rodgers favorites in Green Bay. I can't tell you how amazed, I am that Otis Smith is not a coach in the league. He made up for lack of speed as a player, by being so damn smart. Got great coaching from Parcells, Belichick, Romeo etc... I am sure that Otis is a Pepper Johnson hire.
XFL LA just announced that Moss hired Norm Chow as OC. Looking at his resumé, that's not a good hire. Just looking at his Wikipedia page: The Titans had 9 TD passes with Chow as OC in 2007 and were 21st in total offense. His offense at UCLA was ranked 116th of 120. As Hawaii's HC, he went 10-36 in 4 seasons and his most successful season only saw 4 wins. Not a great hire for one of only 2 defensive coaches in the league.

Edit: Just saw this
GregParks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 pm
Just announced on Twitter, former Hawaii head coach and longtime offensive guru Norm Chow will be LA’s offensive coordinator. Another great hire by Moss, IMO.
What makes you think this is a great hire? I don't see it.
I second it. I think it's an excellent hire. Perfect fit. Not just because of the region. I know that his recent stints were not very good, so your points are valid, but there was a time when Chow's offense was one of the best. Often times, it comes down to the talent and the fit. Anytime, you are a defensive coach, and you can get someone like Chow, with his background and experience. It's a plus.

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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by GregParks » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:02 pm

SamTheRam28 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:54 pm


Edit: Just saw this
GregParks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 pm
Just announced on Twitter, former Hawaii head coach and longtime offensive guru Norm Chow will be LA’s offensive coordinator. Another great hire by Moss, IMO.
What makes you think this is a great hire? I don't see it.
He’s known as a QB guru and at USC as offensive coordinator, he led two of them to the Heisman Trophy. The Titans’ offense has long been stagnant so tough to blame that on him. I guess I remember Hawaii having more success than they did under Chow, considering the offenses the Warriors usually display.
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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by MikeMitchell » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:20 pm

GregParks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:02 pm
SamTheRam28 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:54 pm


Edit: Just saw this
GregParks wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 pm
Just announced on Twitter, former Hawaii head coach and longtime offensive guru Norm Chow will be LA’s offensive coordinator. Another great hire by Moss, IMO.
What makes you think this is a great hire? I don't see it.
He’s known as a QB guru and at USC as offensive coordinator, he led two of them to the Heisman Trophy. The Titans’ offense has long been stagnant so tough to blame that on him. I guess I remember Hawaii having more success than they did under Chow, considering the offenses the Warriors usually display.
Chow’s recent body of work doesn’t speak well for him, but his overall body of work does. Has the game passed him by?.... That could be the case. You are only as good as your quarterback. For Winston, this is a smart hire on all fronts.

I don’t think we will see Matt Leinart come out of retirement. Maybe Mark Sanchez. Who knows?

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Re: Updated XFL Coaching Staffs

Post by Tank55 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:22 pm

I would agree that it's more exciting from a name value perspective than an on field perspective. Hawaii was better before he got there and has been better after he left, although being the HC is a different animal. As an OC, he had the world by the ass 15 years ago, but that's an eternity in football. He had a player ahead of his time with the Titans in Vince Young and wasn't really able to make it work. But that's not say he can't be successful again; I think he's a fine hire for this level.

EDIT: Something is going to be "wrong" with every hire the XFL makes. The perfect hires already have jobs. Either they're going to be too young, too old, too far removed from success, whatever. Bob Stoops is only available because he burned out -- to an extent, he's damaged goods as well. I think it's totally fair to acknowledge the flaws and allow ourselves to get excited about the strengths.

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