New England Patriots special teams assistant coach history

Joe Houston

Houston is the special teams assistant coach for the New England Patriots since the 2020 season, a total of three years. Houston's record as the team's special teams assistant coach was 25-25-0, making him the third-most successful special teams assistant coach in New England Patriots history. The team made it to the playoffs one time (2021) and had a 0-1 record under Coach Houston in playoff games.

Ray Ventrone

Ventrone was the special teams assistant coach for the New England Patriots in the 2015-2016 seasons, a total of two years. Ventrone's record as the team's special teams assistant coach was 26-6-0, making him the most successful special teams assistant coach in New England Patriots history. The team made it to the playoffs two times (2015-2016) and had a 4-1 record under Coach Ventrone in playoff games. In 2016, the New England Patriots faced off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI and the Patriots, under the direction of head coach Bill Belichick, won 34-28.

Joe Judge

Judge was the special teams assistant coach for the New England Patriots in the 2012 season. Judge's record as the team's special teams assistant coach was 12-4-0, making him the second-most successful special teams assistant coach in New England Patriots history. The team made it to the playoffs one time (2012) and had a 1-1 record under Coach Judge in playoff games.

Dave Uyrus

Uyrus was the special teams assistant coach for the New England Patriots in the 1991-1992 seasons, a total of two years. Uyrus' record as the team's special teams assistant coach was 8-24-0, making him the least successful special teams assistant coach in New England Patriots history.


New England Patriots special teams assistant coach record

Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Joe Houston 2020-2022 25-25-0 50.0% 0-1
Ray Ventrone 2015-2016 26-6-0 81.3% 4-1
Joe Judge 2012 12-4-0 75.0% 1-1
Dave Uyrus 1991-1992 8-24-0 25.0% 0-0

New England Patriots special teams assistant coach facts

  • Dave Uyrus was the first special teams assistant coach in Patriots history in 1991.
  • Joe Houston coached the most seasons as the Patriots's special teams assistant coach at three seasons.
  • Joe Houston is the current special teams assistant coach, starting ahead of the 2020 season.