Open: Welcome to the Hawks Playbook Podcast.  Today’s show features Part 2 of our look at the coaching staff of the Seattle Seahawks.  Last week, we focused on the “Big 4”, Pete Carroll, Darrell Bevell, Tom Cable and Kris Richard.  This week we talk about all the rest of the staff that works with Pete Carroll to form one of the best-coached teams in the NFL.

 In the News:

This week it was announced that Russell Wilson will partner with former High School star and former Seattle practice squad Quarterback, Jake Heaps to form Wilson’s new Quarterback Academy. Wilson will serve as Founder and CEO while Heaps will serve as Foundation Director and Head Quarterbacks Coach.

Featured Segment: Coaching Staff Part 2

Offensive Coaches

Quarterbacks – Carl Smith

Assistant Quarterbacks – Will Harriger

Running Backs – Chad Morton

Wide Receivers – Dave Canales

Assistant Wide Receivers – Nate Carroll

Tight Ends – Pat McPherson

Assistant Offensive Line – Pat Ruel

Assistant Offensive Line – Brennan Carroll

Defensive Coaches

Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers – Micheal Barrow

Senior Defensive Assistant – Travis Jones

Defensive Line – Dwaine Board

Defensive Line – Clint Hurtt

Defensive Coaches Cont. 

Assistant Linebackers – John Glenn

Defensive Backs – Andre Curtis

Assistant Defensive Backs – Ricky Manning Jr.

Secondary – Nick Sorensen

Quality Control/Defense – Tom Donatell

Special Teams Coaches

Special Teams Coordinator – Brian Schneider

Assistant Special Teams – Heath Farwell

Strength and Conditioning

Head Strength and Conditioning – Chris Carlisle

Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Mondray Gee

Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Jamie Yancher


Join us for our next Podcast. Keith and Bill will be recording a special live and in person show featuring Keith’s Home Brew beer sampling while we talk about this season’s expectations.  It should be highly entertaining!

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