FLORHAM PARK, NJ – Following the contract extension of Head Coach Rex Ryan, the Jets announced that they have re-signed most of their assistants who’s contracts were up following this past season. Defensive Coordinator Dennis Thurman, RB’s Coach Anthony Lynn, DL Coach Karl Dunbar, WR’s Coach Sanjay Lai and OL Coach Mike Devlin all have all re-signed.
Jets continue continuity by retaining most of their assistant Coaches.
Quality Control Assistant Bobby April III was promoted to LB’s coach and will replace Brian VanGorder who left to become Notre Dame’s defensive coordinator. The only vacancy left is filling the Special Teams Coordinator position which was vacated by Ben Kotwica who left for the same position in Washington. There have been rumors that the Jets may try to lure former Special Teams Coordinator Mike Westhoff back out of retirement but Westhoff has publicly stated he is happy with his new life as a TV personality for SNY.
Here is the Jets current coaching staff:
Head Coach-Rex Ryan
Offensive Coordinator — Marty Mornhinweg
Defensive Coordinator — Dennis Thurman
Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs — Anthony Lynn
Assistant Special Teams — Louie Aguiar
Linebackers — Bobby April III
Offensive Line — Mike Devlin
Defensive Line — Karl Dunbar
Head Strength & Conditioning — Justus Galac
Tight Ends — Steve Hagen
Assistant Offensive Line — Ron Heller
Wide Receivers — Sanjay Lal
Quarterbacks — David Lee
Defensive Backs — Tim McDonald
Assistant Strength & Conditioning — Pierre Ngo
Assistant Strength & Conditioning — Paul Ricci
Assistant Defensive Backs — Brian Smith
Assistant Defensive Line/Linebackers — Jeff Weeks