Kaz Kazadi

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Wins / Losses / Ties Win % Playoff wins / Playoff losses Playoff win % Championship wins
1 9-7-0 56.25% 0-1 0.00% 0

Biography

Kaz Kazadi

Playing Career

Kazadi played his college football at the University of Tulsa. After a distinguished career where he earned All-Western Athletic Conference honors and was a semifinalist for the Butkus award, he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams. Over the next five years, he would play for the Rams, the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and the Barcelona Dragons of the World Football League (WFL). After a five year playing career, Kazadi began his coaching career.

Coaching Career

University of Missouri

Kazadi began his coaching career as a Graduate Assistant working with the strength and conditioning team for the University of Missouri Tigers in 2004. The season was not successful, as the team struggled to a 5-6 season.

Kansas City Chiefs

After finishing his short stint at Missouri, Kazadi moved west to work for the Kansas City Chiefs as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. During his two seasons in Kansas City, the Chiefs went 19-13 with one playoff appearance. After two seasons, he returned to the college ranks.

University of South Florida

In 2007, Kazadi began coaching at the University of South Florida as an Assistant Strength Coach. The 2007 season was one of the most successful in program history, as they were ranked as high as #2 in the nation during the season. The team also tied the team record for most wins in a season (9).

Baylor University

After one season at South Florida, Kazadi was hired by Baylor as the Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Performance. Continuing his role as a strength coach, he has helped to elevate Baylor to new heights for the program. Hired by head coach Art Brilles in 2008, Baylor has a streak of five straight bowl games (first time in school history), back-to-back conference championships (first time in school history), and the first time they have finished the season nationally ranked three out of four seasons. The school also had their first ever Heisman Trophy winner (Robert Griffin III, 2011).

History

Year Franchise Position Wins / Losses / Ties Playoff wins / Playoff losses Championship win
2006 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 9-7-0 0-1