Kaz Kazadi

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
1 9-7-0 56.25% 0-1 0.00%


Career Summary

Kaz Kazadi was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) during the 2006 season as the assistant strength and conditioning coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. During his lone season in the NFL the Chiefs went 9-7-0.

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Playing Career

Kazadi played 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 played 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 coaching.

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. They 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, back-to-back conference championships , and they finished the season nationally ranked three out of four seasons, all for the first time in school history. Baylor also had their first ever Heisman Trophy winner (Robert Griffin III, 2011).


Year Position Record Playoff record
2006 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 9-7-0 0-1

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