Bob Ligashesky

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Bob Ligashesky
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-06-02) June 2, 1962 (age 52)
Career information
Position(s) Special Teams Assistant
College IUP
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
2004 Jacksonville Jaguars
(Special Teams Coach)
2005–2006 St. Louis Rams
(Special Teams Coach)
2007–2009 Pittsburgh Steelers
(Special Teams Coach)
2010 Denver Broncos
(Tight Ends Coach)
2011 Oakland Raiders
(Special Teams Assistant)
2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(Special Teams Coordinator)
2013-present Houston Texans
(Special Teams Coordinator)

Bob Ligashesky (born June 2, 1962 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania) is an American football coach. He is currently the special teams coordinator for the Houston Texans of the National Football League, after being promoted from assistant coordinator.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Ligashesky has coached for the NFL's St. Louis Rams (2005–2006) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (2004). Ligashesky was hired on January 29, 2007 as the Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coach after Kevin Spencer left to coach for the Arizona Cardinals. He was hired when Mike Tomlin became head coach after Bill Cowher resigned early in 2007. He was released by the Steelers on January 7, 2010. As a college football coach, Ligashesky has coached at the University of Pittsburgh, Bowling Green State University and Kent State University. Ligashesky was also a graduate assistant at Arizona State University and Wake Forest University.

College career[edit]

Ligashesky was a 3-year letter winner as a defensive back at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from IUP in 1985.

High school career[edit]

Ligashesky was a linebacker for the Sto-Rox High School Vikings.


  1. ^ "Texans Promote Bob Ligashesky". Houston Texans. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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Preceded by
Kevin Spencer
Pittsburgh Steelers Special Teams Coach
Succeeded by
Al Everest
Preceded by
Clancy Barone
Denver Broncos Tight Ends Coach
Succeeded by
Clancy Barone