Atlanta Falcons: Getting to know the coaching staff for 2015
Dan Quinn, Head Coach
May 26, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn shown on the field during OTA at Falcons Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Dan Quinn is entering his first ever job as a head coach, but has plenty of experience around the game of football. Quinn got his coaching start as a young 24-year-old as the D-line coach at William & Mary College. He made his NFL coaching debut with the San Francisco 49ers as a defensive quality coach before coaching the D-line in 2003.
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Quinn later got an opportunity to be the defensive coordinator of the Florida Gators in 2011 and took the job. Quinn spent time with the Gators before accepting a job to become the Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator in 2013. While with Seattle, Quinn led his defense to the number one in total yards allowed in both seasons before accepting a job to become the Atlanta Falcons head coach.
Quinn has dedicated his entire life to the game of football and is the perfect man for the job. He has both college and NFL experience and understands where the players are coming from. As well as being the head coach of the Falcons, Quinn will also be the play caller on defense.