Originally Posted by revischrist
I agree, no intelligent successful head coach would hire a family member as an assistant coach in ANY Capacity:
Mike- Kyle Shanahan
Jim Mora- Jim Mora Sr.
and then there is this:
Bill Belichick and Steve Belichick
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced some new responsibilities for coaches Thursday and there is a notable addition to the staff in 2012 -- Belichick's son. and has been named a Patriots coaching assistant.
I am sure there are plenty more.
Hiring your kid where you are the boss, I can see. I will offer my own kids a job at some point.
Hiring your twin (not even little, but twin) brother to work directly under you and as a subordinate to you, when you both have huge personalities is a bad idea.