Steve Russ

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 32-44-0 42.11% 0-1 0.00%

Biography

Career Summary

Steve Russ is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the linebackers coach for the Washington Commanders since 2020. During this time period, the Commanders compiled a 20-24-0 record.

Personal Information

Russ was born on Saturday, September 16, 1972 in Stetsonville, Wisconsin. Russ was just the fifth player in Air Force history to be drafted into the NFL. After two years of active service, he joined the Broncos to begin his NFL career. Russ and his wife, Betsy, have one daughter, Mackenzie, and one son, Tyler.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2022 Washington Commanders Linebackers Coach 6-5-0 0-0
2021 Washington Football Team Linebackers Coach 7-10-0 0-0
2020 Washington Football Team Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-1
2019 Carolina Panthers Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2018 Carolina Panthers Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2017 Air Force Falcons Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 5-7-0
2016 Air Force Falcons Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 10-3-0
2015 Air Force Falcons Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 8-6-0
2014 Air Force Falcons Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 10-3-0
2013 Air Force Falcons Assistant Head Coach / Co-Offensive Coordinator 2-10-0
2012 Air Force Falcons Assistant Head Coach / Co-Offensive Coordinator 6-7-0
2011 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Defensive Coordinator 6-7-0
2010 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Linebackers Coach 3-9-0
2009 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Tight Ends Coach / Fullbacks Coach 5-7-0
2008 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Tight Ends Coach / Fullbacks Coach 8-5-0
2007 Syracuse Orange Defensive Coordinator 2-10-0
2006 Syracuse Orange Linebackers Coach 4-8-0
2005 Syracuse Orange Linebackers Coach 1-10-0
2004 Ohio Bobcats Linebackers Coach 4-7-0
2003 Ohio Bobcats Linebackers Coach 2-10-0
2002 Ohio Bobcats Linebackers Coach 4-8-0
2001 Ohio Bobcats Linebackers Coach 1-10-0

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