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Eagles officially announce Nick Sirianni’s coaching staff hires

Confirmation.

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We’ve been tracking the Philadelphia Eagles’ coaching hires as they’ve leaked out over the past month but now we finally have some official confirmation from the team. Here’s an overview. (Click on a coach’s name to learn more about them.)

HEAD COACH

Nick Sirianni — Head coach

OFFENSE

Shane Steichen — Offensive coordinator

Brian Johnson — Quarterbacks coach

Jemal Singleton — Assistant head coach/running backs coach

Aaron Moorehead — Wide receivers coach*

Jason Michael — Tight ends coach

Jeff Stoutland — Run game coordinator/offensive line coach*

Roy Istvan — Assistant offensive line coach*

Kevin Patullo — Passing game coordinator

T.J. Paganetti — Offensive quality control coach*

Alex Tanney — Offensive quality control coach

DEFENSE

Jonathan Gannon — Defensive coordinator

Tracy Rocker — Defensive line coach

Jeremiah Washburn — Director of player personnel/senior defensive assistant*

Nick Rallis — Linebackers coach

Dennard Wilson — Defensive backs coach

Jay Valai — Assistant defensive backs coach

Joe Kasper — Defensive quality control coach

SPECIAL TEAMS

Michael Clay — Special teams coordinator

Joe Pannunzio — Assistant special teams coordinator*

Tyler Brown — Special teams quality control coach

OTHER

Tyler Scudder — Coaches assistant

Ted Rath — Vice president of player performance*

Fernando Noriega — Head strength and conditioning coach

SPORTS MEDICINE AND PERFORMANCE

Tom Hunkele — Vice president of sports medicine/head athletic trainer*

Dustin Woods — Associate strength and conditioning coach

Mike Minnis — Director of performance nutrition/assistant strength and conditioning coach*

Shaniece Jackson — Assistant athletic trainer


NOTES:

  • I put an asterisk (*) next to the names of people who were retained from last year.
  • Johnson’s connection with Jalen Hurts is sure looking more relevant with Carson Wentz expected to be traded.
  • It’s interesting the Eagles are handing out the assistant head coach title to Singleton, who is a new addition to Philly. Especially when he doesn’t have any obvious connections to Sirianni.
  • Tanney is a previously unreported addition. The New York Giants backup quarterback only retired from the NFL a couple of days ago. Tanney’s first offseason in the NFL overlapped with Sirianni when the latter was a quality control coach in Kansas City.
  • The Eagles are keeping Washburn (Jim’s son) around in his dual front office/coaching role.
  • Pannunzio was previously the Eagles’ “director of team development.” He’s moving back into a special teams title after previously having some experience there at Alabama. He’s a veteran for Clay, the youngest coordinator in the entire NFL, to lean on.
  • Scudder has a vague “Coaches assistant” title. He previously served as Iowa State’s senior defensive quality control coach for the past three years.
  • Rath saw a promotion after joining the Eagles as their “director of sports performance” last year.
  • Noriega worked under Rath on the Los Angeles Rams, who’ve been one of the healthiest teams over the past few years. He replaces Josh Hingst, who recently joined the Minnesota Vikings after being in Philly since 2013.