Bill Kuharich is the former Vice President of Player Personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. Kuharich is the son of the late Joe Kuharich, former college and NFL head coach. He attended Waldron Academy, Malvern Prep '71, Deerfield Academy '72 and Middlebury College '76 in Vermont.
Kuharich worked for the New Orleans Saints from 1986 to 1999 as the team's Director of Player Personnel (1986–1993), Vice President of Football Operations (1994–1995), Executive Vice President/General Manager (1996), and President/General Manager/Chief Operating Officer (1997–1999). Prior to the Saints, Kuharich was Assistant General Manager/ Director of Player Personnel for the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars of the United States Football League. Under his supervision with the Saints, players such as Willie Roaf, Sammy Knight, La'Roi Glover, and Jake Delhomme achieved Pro Bowl selections. As the Pro Personnel Director (2000-2005), of the Kansas City Chiefs, Kuharich helped orchestrate the acquisitions of Priest Holmes, Eddie Kennison, Trent Green and most notably, Hall of Fame Inductee, Willie Roaf. He was promoted to Vice-President of Player Personnel in 2006, from (2006-2008), the Chiefs acquired Tamba Hali, Dwayne Bowe, Glenn Dorsey, Brandon Albert, Brandon Flowers, Jamaal Charles, and Brandon Carr. During his tenure in the National Football League, Kuharich was widely regarded as one the NFL's best evaluators of talent.
He was released from the Chiefs on April 29, 2009.
|New Orleans Saints General Manager
1996–2000 (Player Personnel Director from 1993 to 1996)