A Look At The Coaching Staff

We are all familiar the Head Coach and Coordinators with this staff.  Lets a take a look at the position coaches and control personnel who round out this staff.

Greg Austin – Assistant Offensive Line Coach – Austin is in this 3rd year with the Eagles’ following Chip from Oregon.  He was a guard at Nebraska and jumped into the coaching ranks in 2010 with the Ducks.  Thanks to the help of Austin Peters and Mathis were voted All-Pro.

Jerry Azzinaro – Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line Coach – Azzinaro also in his 3rd year with the Eagles’ made the trek east with Kelly.  His former stops include Syracuse, Duke and Marshall just to name a few.

Quadrian Banks – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Quadrian is in his 3rd year with the Eagles’.  He did not make the jump with Kelly from Oregon.  He was a director for performance with Gardner – Webb University.

Bob Bicknell – Wide Receivers – Bicknell has been with the Eagles’ for 3 years.  He was previously the Tight End and WRs coach for the Buffalo Bills.  Bicknell will have to do his best coaching job this season as he oversees a unit with no true number 1.

Michael Clay – Assistant Special Teams – Clay was a former Linebacker at Oregon while Kelly was coaching there.  He is in his second year with the Eagles, first with the Special Teams.

Mike Dawson – Assistant Defensive Line – Dawson began his Eagles’ coaching career in 2013 as a Defensive Quality Control Coach.  He was promoted to Assistant Defensive Line before the 2014 season.  His college stops include New Hampshire and Akron to name a few.

Ryan Day –  Quarterbacks Coach – Hired this January by the Eagles’ Day will be serving as the QB coach.  He comes from Boston College where he spent two years as an OC and QB coach.  Day’s previous coaching stops include Temple where he coached WRs.

Keith Gray – Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Gray has been with the Eagles since 2012.  He spent his previous 13 years with the University of Georgia.

Matthew Harper – Assistant Defensive Backs Coach – Harper joined the eagles in 2013 as a special teams assistant.  He was moved to DB’s following the 2014 season.  He like other coaches on this staff followed Kelly from Oregon.  He was a graduate assistant there from 2009-12.

Josh Hingst – Strength and Conditioning Coach – Hingst was hired following the 2013 season.  He spent the previous 6 years with the Jaguars.  He attended college at Nebraska.

Shaun Huls – Sports Science Coordinator – Shaun Huls has been  with the Eagles’ for 3 years.  He attended Nebraska and previously worked as a Navy Combatives Coordinator.

Bill McGovern – Outside Linebackers Coach – Bill has been with the Eagles since the 2013 season.  McGovern helped an Eagles’ front 7 total 49 sacks.  Tied for second most in the NFL last year.  He previous coached at Boston College from 2000 – 2012 where he coached linebackers and ran the Defense as Defensive Coordinator.

Rick Minter – Inside Linebackers Coach – Rick Minter has been with the Eagles’ since the 2013 season.  He previous was at the University of Kentucky as a Co – Defensive Coordinator in 2011 and Defensive Coordinator in 2012.  He has head coaching experience as he coached the University of Cincinnati from 1994 – 2003.

Justin Peelle – Tight Ends – Peelle was hired in 2013 as an assistant Tight End’s coach.  In 2015 he was promoted to Tight End’s coach.  Peelle has NFL playing experience.  A 4th round pick of the Chargers in 2002 Peelle has played for 4 teams including the Dolphins, Falcons and 49ers.

Brian Smith – Assistant Linebackers – Smith has been coaching in the NFL for 9 years.  He was hired by the Eagles in 2015.  He attended University of Massachusetts.

Duce Staley – Running Backs Coach – Duce or Duuuuuuuce has been with the Eagles since 2010 where he started as a coaching Intern.  He has been in charge of the Running Backs since the 2013 Season.  He previous played for the Eagles’ and Steelers before entering the coaching ranks.  Duce is a South Carolina Grad.

Jeff Stoutland – Offensive Line – Stoutland has coached the OL since 2013.  He has been with the University of Alabama at the same title and with the University of Miami.  He was an Interim Head Coach at the U in 2010.

Press Taylor – Offensive Quality Control – Taylor has been with the Eagles’ since the 2013 season.  He was previously at Tulsa where he was a Grad Assistant as well as QB’s Coach.

Stephen Thomas – Defensive Quality Control – Thomas is in his first year with the Eagles’ hired in 2015.  He previously worked at the Princeton where he worked with the Linebackers.

Cory Undlin – Defensive Backs Coach – Hired in January Undlin will be in his first year with the Eagles’.  He came from Denver where was held the same title with the Broncos.  He joined Denver as a Quality Control coach in 2012.






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