Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has filled out his coaching staff heading into the 2007 season. The additions to the staff include former college head coaches Dirk Koetter and Mike Shula.
On the offensive staff, Mike Tice will take over responsibility for coaching the tight ends and will remain as assistant head coach/offense. Koetter joins the staff as offensive coordinator, while Shula will serve as quarterbacks coach.
Named by Del Rio as wide receivers coach is Todd Monken, while Robert Prince will serve as assistant wide receivers coach.
The new special teams coaches are Joe DeCamillis as special teams coordinator, and Tom Williams as special teams assistant.
DIRK KOETTER, Offensive Coordinator - Koetter, known for his expertise of the passing offense, has 25 years of coaching experience and has spent the last nine seasons as a head coach at the collegiate level. He previously served as head coach at Arizona State and at Boise State and spent time as an assistant at Oregon, Missouri, UTEP and San Francisco State.
MIKE SHULA, Quarterbacks coach - Shula has 18 years of coaching experience, 14 years in the NFL, and spent the last four seasons as head coach at Alabama. Prior to becoming a head coach, Shula spent time as a NFL assistant for Miami, Tampa Bay and Chicago.
TODD MONKEN, Wide receivers - Monken, a 17-year coaching veteran, previously served the last two seasons as wide receivers coach/passing game coordinator at LSU. Prior to his stint at LSU, Monken had stops at Oklahoma State, Louisiana Tech, Eastern Michigan, Grand Valley State and Notre Dame.
ROBERT PRINCE – Assistant Wide Receivers – Prince spent the last three seasons on the Atlanta Falcons coaching staff. Prior to joining the NFL, Prince spent 15 seasons in the collegiate ranks with stints at Boise State, Portland State, Fort Lewis College, Sacramento State, Montana State and Humboldt State.
JOE DeCAMILLIS – Special Teams Coordinator - DeCamillis who is known as one of NFL's top special teams coaches, has 19 years of NFL coaching experience and he has spent the past 14 seasons as a NFL special teams coach with the Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants. He also served five seasons on the Denver staff.
TOM WILLIAMS, Special Teams Assistant – Williams has spent the past two seasons at San Jose State where he served as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. Williams spent three seasons each at Hawaii, Washington and Stanford. He played football at Stanford and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at his alma mater in 1993 under Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh.