- Andy Reid
- How he became the coach for the Chiefs
- His coaching career
The Kansas City Chiefs have a new head coach this season, and his name is Andy Reid. Reid was previously the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.
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Andy Reid is the current head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He is a former professional football player. He was born on March 19, 1958, in Los Angeles, California.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach
Andy Reid is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was previously the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a position he held from 1999 to 2012. From 2001 to 2010, he was also the Eagles’ executive vice president of football operations, effectively making him the team’s general manager.
former head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles
Andy Reid (born March 19, 1958) is an American football coach who is the current head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was previously the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a position he held from 1999 to 2012. From 2001 to 2012, he also served as the Eagles’ executive vice president of football operations, effectively making him the team’s general manager.
Reid played college football at Brigham Young University. Undrafted out of college, he was signed by the Green Bay Packers in 1984, where he served as a offensive assistant for nine seasons. Reid was then selected by the Eagles as their head coach in 1999. In thirteen seasons with Philadelphia, he compiled a 130–93–1 (.583) regular season record and led them to five National Football League playoff appearances. He ranks second in franchise history in both wins and tenure (13 years).
During his time as offensive coordinator for the Packers, Reid was known for his coaching tree that produced many future head coaches and coordinators in the NFL: Jon Gruden, Steve Mariucci, Jim Haslett, Ray Rhodes and Sean McDermott. Seven of his former assistant coaches have been head coaches or are currently serving as offensive coordinators: Ron Rivera (Carolina Panthers), Brian Schottenheimer (New York Jets), Pat Shurmur (Cleveland Browns and New York Giants), Brad Childress (Minnesota Vikings), Darrel Bevell (Seattle Seahawks), Doug Pederson (Eagles) and Matt Nagy (Chiefs).
How he became the coach for the Chiefs
Andy Reid was born in Los Angeles, California, on March 19, 1958. He is the oldest of three children born to Walter and Eleanor Reid. His father was a running back at UCLA and later played for the Los Angeles Rams. His mother was a high school track star. Reid attended John Marshall High School in Los Angeles and played offensive tackle.
after the 2012 season, the Chiefs had the worst record in the NFL
This led to the firing of head coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli. On January 4, 2013, the Chiefs announced that they had hired former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid as the new head coach. After a successful first season, Reid led the Chiefs to a AFC West division title and their first playoff appearance in three years in 2013. The Chiefs then went on to win the AFC Championship game in 2019, earning a berth in Super Bowl LIV.
the Chiefs hired Reid on January 7, 2013
The Chiefs hired Reid on January 7, 2013, making him the ninth head coach in franchise history.
Reid was originally hired as the Philadelphia Eagles’ head coach in 1999. In his 14 seasons with the Eagles, he led the team to six division championships (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010), five NFC Championship appearances (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008), and one Super Bowl appearance (Super Bowl XXXIX). He was fired by the Eagles following the 2012 season after a four-game losing streak to end the season with an overall record of 130–93–1.
His coaching career
Andy Reid has been the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs since 2013. Prior to that, he was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2012. He has led the Chiefs to six straight AFC West titles and has a career record of 183-141-1.
led the Eagles to five NFC Championship Games
During his time with the Eagles, Reid led the team to five NFC Championship Games, winning four of them. He also coached the team to one Super Bowl appearance, which they lost to the New England Patriots.
won Super Bowl LIV with the Chiefs
head coach Andy Reid won his first Super Bowl as a head coach when the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. Reid has been coaching in the NFL since 1992, when he was hired by the Green Bay Packers. He has also coached the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs.