March 29, 1952 |
Los Angeles, California
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1975||Valley HS (NV) (assistant)|
|1977–1978||Cal Poly Pomona (assistant)|
|1979||Cal State Fullerton (DL)|
|1980–1981||Pacific (CA) (RB)|
|1995–1996||New Orleans Saints (DL)|
|1997–2008||San Diego Chargers (DL)|
|2009–2011||Denver Broncos (DL)|
|Head coaching record|
Wayne Nunnely (born March 29, 1952) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from 1986 to 1989. He was later an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) with the New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers, and Denver Broncos.
Nunnely played high school football at Monrovia High School in Monrovia, California. Nunnely played college football at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) where he was a fullback.
On April 23, 1986, Nunnely was named interim head coach at UNLV after Harvey Hyde was dismissed due to disciplinary issues surrounding his players. Nunnely had been an assistant coach on Hyde's staff.
Assistant coaches under Wayne Nunnely who became NCAA head coaches:
Head coaching record
|UNLV Rebels (Pacific Coast Athletic Association / Big West Conference) (1986–1989)|
- Klis, Mike (May 14, 2012). "Broncos' Wayne Nunnely, longtime assistant coach, retires from NFL". The Denver Post. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
- "SPORTS PEOPLE; Las Vegas Coach Out". The New York Times. April 24, 1986. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
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