Another Look At Mike Leach's Coaching Staff

While some college coaching staffs have received a lot of attention recently, Mike Leach put together his staff in relative anonymity. There was some buzz about defensive coordinator, but a lot of what has been written about Leach's staff has been written by our own Brian Floyd. On a national media level, Leach's staff hires have barely drawn a mention. That changed a bit today as CoachingSearch.com, who broke the Jason Loscalzo as strength coach news, took a look at Leach's staff.

One part in particular stood out to me.

The defensive side of the ball, however, is a little bit different. Leach has never coached together with any of the four assistants including defensive coordinator Mike Breske.

I don't know why I never realized that before, I'm assuming I just never looked at the staff broken up into offense and defense. As they add in the video below, none of the four defensive coaches have ever worked together. I don't know how important, if at all, coaching familiarity is, but this is an interesting experiment. If it turns out none of the defensive coaches get along and they brawl on the sidelines, my money is on Joe Salave'a.

Mike Leach finalizes Washington State coaching staff (via CoachingSearchTV)

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