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XFL New York Hires Defensive Coordinator & Football Operations Manager

Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 1:17 pm
by MikeMitchell
These staff and team hires are going to start coming in hot and heavy in the next month. There will be so many assistants hired, that some of them may fly under the radar.

Kevin Gilbride has hired former Michigan Defensive Coordinator and former Jets/Giants defensive assistant Jim Hermann as XFL NY's Defensive Coordinator. Gilbride and Hermann were on the same staff of The Giants for several years. Hermann was the Giants LB coach during this period.

A hire that kind of flew under the radar was XFL NY hiring a Football Operations Manager in Chris Thompson. He was most recently the Director of Football Operations for The Atlanta Legends in the AAF. Thompson also worked in the Arena league for several years as a coach and administrator.

Re: XFL New York Hires Defensive Coordinator & Football Operations Manager

Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 1:40 pm
by XFL_FAN
MikeMitchell wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 1:17 pm
These staff and team hires are going to start coming in hot and heavy in the next month. There will be so many assistants hired, that some of them may fly under the radar.

Kevin Gilbride has hired former Michigan Defensive Coordinator and former Jets/Giants defensive assistant Jim Hermann as XFL NY's Defensive Coordinator. Gilbride and Hermann were on the same staff of The Giants for several years. Hermann was the Giants LB coach during this period.

A hire that kind of flew under the radar was XFL NY hiring a Football Operations Manager in Chris Thompson. He was most recently the Director of Football Operations for The Atlanta Legends in the AAF. Thompson also worked in the Arena league for several years as a coach and administrator.
Atlanta was not a good team in the AAF, but that might have been due to the coaching changes there. Kevin Gilbride is a much better coach than Kevin Coyle. Chris Thompson will have to prove himself in that director of football ops role.

Re: XFL New York Hires Defensive Coordinator & Football Operations Manager

Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 11:13 am
by XFLInSTL
Atlanta got screwed in the AAF because the original choice for head coach bailed a month before the season started and Michael Vick (the OC) left a week before the season.

Re: XFL New York Hires Defensive Coordinator & Football Operations Manager

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:13 pm
by GregParks
A few more NY Coaching Staff hires today announced by the NY XFL Twitter account:

RB Coach Jerald Ingram (who we knew about)

DL Coach Charles "C.J." Ah You (former 7th round pick of the Buffalo Bills and DL Coach for Vanderbilt)

DB Coach Cris Dishman (12-year NFL pro, mostly with the Houston Oilers; most recently a defensive assistant with Baylor)

QB Coach G.A. Mangus (Offensive Coordinator at Kutztown University)