Every Pac-12 coaching staff change this offseason

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Thursday June 15, 2017


With fall camp and the season just a few months away, here’s a recap of the more than 40 coaching changes in the Pac-12 this offseason. Every school had at least one change.

ARIZONA - 3 CHANGES

OUT:
WR coach Tony Dews (West Virginia)
TE coach Charlie Ragle (Cal)
CB coach Donte Williams (Nebraska)

IN:
WR coach Theron Aych (UTEP WR coach)
LB coach Scott Boone (former Nevada DC)
ST coordinator Brian Knorr (Ohio State quality control)

ARIZONA STATE- 5 CHANGES

OUT:
OC Chip Lindsey (Auburn)
OL coach Chris Thomsen (TCU)
TE coach Del Alexander (Notre Dame)
WR coach Jay Norvell (Nevada)
DL Joe Seumalo (San Jose State)

IN:
OC Billy Napier (Alabama OC)
DC Phil Bennett (former Baylor DC)
WR coach Rob Likens (Kansas OC)
OL coach Rob Sale (ULM OL coach)
DL coach Michael Slater (Kansas DL coach)

CAL - 10 CHANGES

OUT: (not retained)
HC Sonny Dykes
OC Jake Spavital
DC Art Kaufman
RB coach Garret Chachere
IWR coach Jacob Peeler
OL coach Bandon Jones
DL coach Fred Tate
CB coach John Lovett
S coach Greg Burns
ST coordinator Mark Tommerdahl

IN:
HC Justin Wilcox (Wisconsin DC)
OC Beau Baldwin (EWU HC)
DC Tim DeRuyter (Former Fresno State HC)
QB coach Marques Tuiasosopo (UCLA QB coach)
WR coach Nicholas Edwards (EWU WR coach)
OL coach Steve Greatwood (former Oregon OL coach)
TE coach Charlie Ragle (Arizona TE coach)
DL coach Jerry Azzinaro (former 49ers DL coach)
OLB coach Tony Tuioti (Michigan dir. of player personnel)
DB coach Gerald Alexander (Montana State DL coach)

COLORADO - 3 CHANGES

OUT:
DC Jim Leavitt (Oregon)
CB coach Charles Clark (Oregon)
S coach Joe Tumpkin (dismissed)

IN:
DC D.J. Eliot (Kentucky DC)
ILB coach Ross Els (Purdue DC)
DB coach ShaDon Brown (Army CB coach)

OREGON - 10 CHANGES

OUT: (not retained)
HC Mark Helfrich
OC Matt Lubick
DC Brady Hoke
QB coach David Yost
RB coach Gary Campbell
TE coach Tom Osborne
OL coach Steve Greatwood
DL coach Ron Aiken
LB coach Don Pellum
DB coach John Neal

IN:
HC Willie Taggart (USF HC)
Co-OC Mario Cristobal (Alabama OL coach)
Co-OC Marcus Arroyo (OK State RB coach)
DC Jim Leavitt (Colorado DC)
RB coach Donte Pimpleton (USF RB coach)
WR coach Michael Johnson (The King’s Academy HC)
DL coach Joe Salave’a (Washington State DL coach)
CB coach Charles Clark (Colorado CB coach)
S coach Keith Heyward (Louisville DB coach)
ST coordinator Raymond Woodie (USF DC)

OREGON STATE - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
OWR coach Brent Brennan (San Jose State)
S coach Derrick Odum (San Jose State)

IN:
WR coach Jason Phillips (Kansas WR coach)
S coach John Rushing (former LA Rams consultant)

STANFORD 1 CHANGE

OUT:
RB coach Lance Taylor (Carolina Panthers)

IN:
RB coach Ron Gould (former UC Davis head coach)

UCLA - 4 CHANGES

OUT:
OC Kennedy Polamalu (not retained)
QB coach Marques Tuiasosopo (Cal)
WR coach Eric Yarber (LA Rams)
OL coach Adrian Klemm (not retained)

IN:
OC Jedd Fisch (Michigan QB/WR coach)
RB coach DeShaun Foster (Texas Tech RB coach)
WR coach Jimmie Dougherty (Oregon WR coach)
OL coach Hank Fraley (Vikings assistant OL coach)

USC - 1 CHANGE

OUT:
RB coach Tommie Robinson (LSU RB coach)

IN:
RB coach Deland McCullough (Indiana RB coach)

UTAH - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
Co-OC Aaron Roderick (not retained)
RB coach Dennis Erickson (retired)

IN:
OC Troy Taylor (EWU QB coach)
RB coach Kiel McDonald (EWU RB coach)

WASHINGTON - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
WR coach Bush Hamdan (Atlanta Falcons QB coach)
OL coach Chris Strausser (Denver Broncos assistant OL coach)

IN:
Co-OC Matt Lubick (Baylor co-OC)
OL coach Scott Huff (Boise State OL coach)

WASHINGTON STATE - 2 CHANGES

OUT:
WR coach JaMarchus Shephard (Purdue)
DL coach Joe Salave’a (Oregon)

IN:
IWR coach Derek Sage (Toledo WR coach)
DL coach Jeff Phelps (Minnesota DL coach)

See CoachingSearch’s 2017 offseason studies

Chris Vannini is in his fifth year with CoachingSearch.com and serves as its managing editor. He has previously written for the Detroit Free Press, The Oakland Press, The State News, MLive.com, 247Sports and SB Nation.  A graduate of Michigan State University, Chris now lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Be sure to follow @coachingsearch and send emails to chris@coachingsearch.com.