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Head Coach

Lynn joins the Chargers after serving as the Buffalo Bills Assistant Head Coach and Running Backs Coach in 2015-16.

Special Teams Coordinator / Assistant Head Coach

A longtime NFL assistant coach, George Stewart takes over as the Chargers’ special teams coordinator and assistant head coach after spending the last 10 seasons as the wide receivers coach for the Minnesota Vikings.

Offensive Coordinator

Ken Whisenhunt returns for his third season as offensive coordinator in his second stint in 2017.

Defensive Coordinator

Gus Bradley joins the Chargers as defensive coordinator in 2017 after spending the past four seasons (2013-16) as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Tight Ends

John McNulty heads into his second year with the Chargers in 2017 as the team’s tight ends coach.

Defensive Backs

Chargers Defensive Backs Coach Ron Milus added a fourth-consecutive Pro Bowl performer to his stable in 2016 when cornerback Casey Hayward led the NFL and set a career high with seven interceptions.

Offensive Line

A 20-year coaching veteran, Pat Meyer is in his first season as the offensive line coach for the Chargers.

Running Backs

Former NFL tight end Alfredo Roberts is in his first season with the Chargers. A long-time NFL assistant coach who has worked primarily with tight ends, this marks Roberts’ first stint coaching running backs.

Wide Receivers

Nick Sirianni will coach the Chargers wide receivers for a second season in 2017. A former quality control and quarterbacks coach, this is Sirianni’s fifth season with the team.


 A former assistant and quality control coach, Shane Steichen will coach quarterbacks for the Chargers for a second season in 2017.

Assistant Offensive Line

James Cregg joined the Chargers in 2017 as assistant offensive line coach after spending three seasons (2014-16) with Denver in that same capacity.

Offensive Assistant

After spending four seasons as a special assistant in an administrative capacity and assisting with the Chargers’ running backs, Mark Ridgley was promoted to quality control coach for the offense in 2016 and offensive assistant in 2017.

Quality Control - Offense

Dan Shamash joins the Chargers as the team’s new quality control coach for offense. He does so after spending the last three seasons (2014-16) as the quality control coach for defense with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Defensive Line

Long-time defensive line coach Giff Smith heads into his second season coaching the position for the Chargers.

Assistant Defensive Backs

Former NFL safety Chris Harris joined the Chargers in 2016 as assistant secondary coach.


Richard Smith will join the Chargers as the linebackers coach in 2017.

Assistant Defensive Line

Former NFL defensive lineman Eric Henderson will serve his first season as the Chargers assistant defensive line coach in 2017.

Defensive Assistant

D’Anton Lynn joins the Chargers as a defensive assistant after spending two seasons (2015-16) in the same capacity in Buffalo.

Assistant Special Teams

Marquice Williams is in his second season as the Chargers’ assistant special teams coach.

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

John Lott enters his first season with the Los Angeles Chargers. Lott joins the staff after working for the Arizona Cardinals since 2007.

Assistant Strength Coach
Assistant Strength Coach