Chad O'Shea

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Chad O'Shea
Current position
Title Wide Receivers Coach
Team New England Patriots
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-12-18) December 18, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Houston, Texas
Career information
High school St. Xavier High School (Louisville)
Team(s) as a player
1994–1995 Houston
Position(s) Quarterback
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1996

1997

1998


1999



2000–2002


2003


2004–2005

2006

2007

2008


2009–present
Houston
(Graduate Assistant)
Houston
(Wide Receivers Coach)
Houston
(Tight Ends Coach)
(Special Teams Coach)
Houston
(Tight Ends Coach)
(Special Teams Coach)
(Recruiting Coordinator)
Southern Mississippi
(Special Teams Coach)
(Recruiting Coordinator)
Kansas City Chiefs
(Volunteer Assistant)
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
Kansas City Chiefs
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
Minnesota Vikings
(Offensive Assistant)
Minnesota Vikings
(Offensive Assistant/Wide Receivers)
Minnesota Vikings
(Offensive Assistant/Wide Receivers)
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
New England Patriots
(Wide Receivers Coach)

Chad O'Shea (born December 18, 1972 in Houston, Texas) is a wide receivers coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

College career[edit]

O'Shea attended Marshall University from 1991 through 1993 before transferring to the University of Houston where he played football as a quarterback from 1994 through 1995.

Coaching career[edit]

O'Shea served as a graduate assistant for Houston in 1996 before being promoted to wide receivers coach in 1997. He became tight ends coach and special teams coach in 1998 and added recruiting coordinator to those duties in 1999. In 2000, O'Shea moved to the University of Southern Mississippi, where he served as special teams coach and recruiting coordinator through 2002.

In 2003, O'Shea was a volunteer assistant as an assistant special teams coach for the Kansas City Chiefs under special teams coordinator Frank Gansz, a coach for Houston when O'Shea played there. He became a full-time assistant special teams coach for the Chiefs in 2004, spending two years in that capacity. In 2006, O'Shea joined the Minnesota Vikings as an offensive assistant, working with the wide receivers in 2007 and 2008. Also in 2008, O'Shea added assistant special teams coaching responsibilities. In 2009, O'Shea became the wide receivers coach for the New England Patriots. He is said to be an outstanding coach.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to wife Melissa with children.

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