Carroll adds new assistants to Seahawks staff

New Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has retained two

assistants and added 18 new ones to his first staff.

The team confirmed Thursday that defensive coordinator Gus

Bradley and defensive line coach Dan Quinn will return next season.

Carroll had said Jeremy Bates is joining him from Southern Cal as

his offensive coordinator.

Ken Norton Jr. is the new linebackers coach, Brian Schneider is

coaching special teams, Alex Gibbs is the offensive line coach,

Jedd Fisch is the quarterbacks coach, Sherman Smith is coaching

running backs, Pat McPherson has tight ends and Jerry Gray is

coaching defensive backs.

Seattle also announced: wide receivers coach Kippy Brown;

assistant special teams coach Jeff Ulbrich; assistant offensive

line coach Art Valero; quality control assistants Luke Butkus,

Rocky Seto and Dave Canales; defensive backs assistant Kris

Richard; and Chris Carlisle as the strength and conditioning coach,

assisted by Mondray Gee and Jamie Yanchar.