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Head Coach

After serving as the offensive coordinator in Denver from 2009-2012, McCoy joined the Chargers in 2013 and lead the team to the playoffs in his first year as head coach.

Defensive Coordinator

Pagano joined the Chargers in 2002 as the team’s quality control coach for the defense, and moved up the ranks while working as assistant linebackers coach, outside linebackers coach, head linebackers coach, and in 2012 was named defensive coordinator.

Offensive Coordinator

After working with the Colts and Cardinals, Reich proved his worth in his first season with the Chargers in 2013 as the quarterbacks coach and was quickly promoted to offensive coordinator in 2014.

Special Teams

Spencer joined the Chargers in 2013 after spending 16 seasons coaching NFL special teams, and being chosen as the 2003 NFL Special Teams Coach of the Year.


Nolan was the Falcons’ defensive coordinator from 2012-14. He made an immediate impact in his first season in Atlanta as the Falcons recorded an NFC-best 13-3 record and earned the NFC’s number-one seed in the playoffs in ‘12.


After working with the Chiefs as quality control coach and wide receivers coach, Sirianni came to the Chargers as an offensive quality control coach and was promoted to quarterbacks coach after one year.

Defensive Line

Johnson joined the Chargers in 2009, and in his second season in San Diego, Johnson’s group helped the Chargers lead the NFL in total defense, while ranking second in sacks and fourth in run defense.

Asst. Secondary

Williams joined the Chargers in 2009 and in 2013 was named assistant secondary coach under Ron Milus.

Wide Receivers

Graves stepped into his first season as wide receivers coach in 2013, where rookie Keenan Allen became his star pupil and began the path toward an NFL Rookie of the Year season.

Tight Ends

After playing 16 seasons in the NFL, including 4 Super Bowls and 3 Pro Bowls, Metzelaars moved into coaching and joined the Bolts in 2013.

Offensive Line

D’Alessandris started his NFL coaching career with Kansas City in 2008, and after coaching in Buffalo two years later, he joined the Chargers in 2013.

Running Backs

In 2008, Wilson returned for his second stint with the Chargers after working with the Falcons. The final year of his first stint was 2001, LaDainian Tomlinson’s rookie season, where Wilson helped Tomlinson rush for a team rookie-record 1,236 yards and 10 touchdowns.


Milus joined the Chargers in 2013 after working with Denver, Arizona, the New York Giants, St. Louis and Carolina.

Strength and Conditioning

Johnston joined the Chargers in 2013 after spending three seasons heading up the Cleveland Browns’ strength and conditioning program.

Assistant Special Teams

Aukerman coached collegiately 10 seasons before making the leap to the NFL in 2010. He joined the Chargers in 2013 after working with the Broncos and Jaguars.

Assistant Offensive Line

Dees launched his NFL coaching career in Buffalo in 2012, where he originally worked alongside D’Alessandris. A year later, he became the assistant offensive line coach for the Chargers.

Asst. Linebackers

King joined the Chargers in 2014 after working with the Cowboys and Texans.  

Quality Control - Offense

Steichen began his second stint with the Chargers in 2014 after spending a year in Cleveland as the offensive quality control coach. Prior to that he was a defensive assistant for the Chargers from 2011-2012.  

Asst. Strength and Conditioning

After a 9-year NFL career including a Super Bowl title, Lyle worked with the Browns for 4 seasons prior to joining the Bolts in 2013.

Special Assistant to the Head Coach/Offense

Ridgley joined the Chargers in 2012 as a coaching administrative assistant, and now works as a special assistant to the head coach/offense.

Quality Control - Defense

Chris Shula joined the Chargers as a defensive quality control coach on February 9, 2015.