Lovie Smith completes Buccaneers coaching staff
TAMPA, Fla. — A new era for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is set to begin.
Lovie Smith completed his coaching staff Friday, after naming Mike Phair assistant defensive line coach and Carlos Polk assistant special teams coach.
The final hires cap a month of change at One Buc Place, which included the addition of Jason Licht as the franchise’s fifth general manager Tuesday.
Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier and offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford headline the staff under Smith. Kevin O’Dea, a former assistant special teams coach under Smith as part of the Chicago Bears, will serve as the Bucs’ special teams coordinator.
Here’s a complete look at Tampa Bay’s coaching staff for the 2014 season.
|Lovie Smith||Head Coach|
|Leslie Frazier||Defensive Coordinator|
|Jeff Tedford||Offensive Coordinator|
|Kevin O’Dea||Special Teams Coordinator|
|Marcus Arroyo||Quarterbacks Coach|
|Dave Borgonzi||Defensive Quality Control|
|Gill Byrd||Cornerbacks Coach|
|Joe Cullen||Defensive Line Coach|
|Jon Embree||Tight Ends Coach|
|Andrew Hayes-Stoker||Wide Receivers Coach|
|Dave Kennedy||Head Strength & Conditioning Coach|
|Larry Marmie||Senior Defensive Assistant|
|Hardy Nickerson||Linebackers Coach|
|Mike Phair||Assistant Defensive Line Coach|
|Carlos Polk||Assistant Special Teams Coach|
|Mikal Smith||Safeties Coach|
|Tim Spencer||Running Backs Coach|
|Ben Steele||Offensive Quality Control|
|George Warhop||Offensive Line Coach|
|Matt Wiegand||Assistant Offensive Line Coach|