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  • Dick Vermeil
    Dick VermeilNational Team Head CoachDick Vermeil was a decorated head coach in the NFL for 15 years, including leading the St. Louis Rams to a Super Bowl title in 1999. His career spanned nearly two decades and from west coast to east coast as he held coaching positions with the Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. He owns the distinction of being named “Coach of the Year” on four levels: High School, Junior College, NCAA Division I and Professional Football and has since served as a football commentator and analyst and motivational speaker. Vermeil returns for his third year as National Team Head Coach after leading his team to victory in 2012 (20-14) and 2013 (34-0).
    • Dennis Green
      Dennis GreenAmerican Team Head CoachCoach Dennis “Denny” Green is an experienced head coach who had national success at the professional and collegiate levels. He held the reigns of the Minnesota Vikings from 1992-2001 and in 1998 guided them to a 15-1 season where they scored a then-NFL record for most points in a season. Green, only the second African American NFL head coach in the modern era, served also in the top spot with the Arizona Cardinals, at Northwestern and Stanford and most recently with the UFL's California Redwoods/Sacramento Mountain Lions. He played three seasons of collegiate football at running back with the Iowa Hawkeyes and briefly played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.

      NATIONAL TEAM

      Click here for a Q & A with Head Coach Dick Vermeil.

       

      COACHING STAFF

      OFFENSE
      Terry Shea, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
      Priest Holmes, Running Backs Coach
      Jim Hanifan, Offensive Line Coach
      Will Shields, Offensive Line Coach
      Charlie Joiner, Outside Receivers Coach
      Bobby Saunders, Inside Receivers Coach

      DEFENSE
      John Bunting, Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach
      Carl Hairston, Defensive Tackles Coach
      Eric Hicks, Defensive Ends Coach
      Bill Bradley, Defensive Backs/Safeties Coach
      Ray Crockett, Defensive Backs/Cornerbacks Coach
      Frank Gansz, Jr., Special Teams Coordinator
      Billy Long, Physical Fitness Coordinator

      AMERICAN TEAM

      Click here for a Q & A with Head Coach Denny Green.

       

      COACHING STAFF

      OFFENSE
      Mike Kruczek, Offensive Coordinator
      Daunte Culpepper, Quarterbacks Coach
      Amp Lee, Running Backs Coach
      Everett Lindsey, Offensive Line Coach
      Billy Khayat, Offensive Line Coach
      Matthew Hatchette, Outside Receivers Coach
      Andre Reed, Inside Receivers Coach

      DEFENSE
      Martin Bayless, Defensive Coordinator
      Keith Goganious, Defensive Tackles Coach
      Kurt Gouveia, Linebackers Coach
      Robert Griffith, Defensive Backs/Safeties Coach
      Darrell Green, Defensive Backs/Cornerbacks Coach
      Larry Mac Duff, Special Teams Coordinator