Green Bay Packers Coaching Staff

Packers Coaching Staff Mike McCarthy

MIKE McCARTHY…In his 10th year as the Packers’ 14th Head Coach. 101-55-1, .646, (incl. 7-6 postseason)

  • His 101 total victories at the helm of the Packers ranks second in franchise history, trailing only Curly Lambeau (212), after surpassing Vince Lombardi (98) with a win at Tampa Bay in Week 16 last season.
  • McCarthy has led the Packers to five seasons with 11-plus wins, passing Lombardi and Mike Holmgren (four each) for the most in team history!
  • McCarthy won his 100th career game (including playoffs), the second-most victories in franchise history behind Curly Lambeau (212).
  • Joined Vince Lombardi and Mike Holmgren as the only coaches to guide the Packers to a Super Bowl title.
  • Has guided the Packers to top-10 finishes in scoring each of the past seven seasons (2007-13), joining the Patriots as the only other team to accomplish the feat.
  • His .646 winning percentage (including playoffs) ranks No. 2 among active NFL coaches (min. 60 games) entering the 2014 season.
  • Was named head of the Packers Coaching Staff  on Jan. 12, 2006, his first head-coaching job after 13 years as an NFL assistant.


Packers Coaching Staff Tom Clements

Tom Clements, is in his 10th year with the Packers and his 3rd as Green Bay’s Offensive Coordinator. Now in his 18th overall season as an NFL coach, Clements was named to his current position Feb. 2, 2012, after serving as Green Bay’s quarterbacks coach for the previous six seasons (2006-11).

Having originally joined the Packers on Jan. 29, 2006, Clements also served as offensive coordinator for Buffalo (2004-05) and QBs coach for Pittsburgh (2001-03), Kansas City (2000) and New Orleans (1997-99). During his eight seasons on Green Bay’s staff, the Packers have ranked in the top 10 in scoring in seven of those seasons and in the top 10 in total offense seven times. Since Clements took over as offensive coordinator in 2012, the Packers rank No. 4 in the league in scoring (26.6 ppg), No. 6 in total offense (379.8 ypg), tied for No. 4 in giveaways (41) and No. 5 in first downs (692).

Before coming to Green Bay, Clements spent two seasons (2004-05) as offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills. Prior to joining the Bills, Clements served as Pittsburgh’s quarterbacks coach for three seasons (2001-03) under Bill Cowher. Prior to his post with the Saints, Clements served under Lou Holtz as quarterbacks coach (1992-94) and wide receivers/assistant head coach (1995) at his alma mater, Notre Dame.

Inducted into the Canadian Football League’s Hall of Fame in 1994, Clements played QB for Ottawa (1975-78), Saskatchewan/Hamilton (1979), Hamilton (1981-82) and Winnipeg (1983-87) during a 12-year career in the CFL. Clements also spent one season, 1980, as a quarterback for Marv Levy’s Kansas City Chiefs. A three-year starter at Notre Dame (1972-74) under Ara Parseghian, Clements led the Irish to a 29-5 record, including an unblemished national championship season in 1973.

Clements received his degree in economics from Notre Dame in 1975. A licensed attorney, Clements worked from 1988-92 for Bell, Boyd & Lloyd (now known as K&L Gates), a Chicago-based law firm. He pursued his law degree during his playing career, graduating magna cum laude from Notre Dame’s School of Law in 1986.  Clements was born June 18, 1953, in McKees Rocks, Pa.


Packers Coaching Staff Dom Capers

Dom Capers, is in his 7th year with the Packers in 2014 as the club’s Defensive Coordinator. Named to his position Jan. 19, 2009, by Head Coach Mike McCarthy, Capers is one of the most experienced coaches in the league, spending time with seven different NFL franchises before coming to Green Bay.

Since Capers took over as defensive coordinator in ’09, the Packers rank No. 4 in the NFL in total takeaways (155), No. 1 in interceptions (114), No. 4 in opponent passer rating (78.0), No. 4 in sacks (204) and No. 7 in points allowed per game (20.8). Capers was honored with an award of his own in ’09 as he was named Coordinator of the Year by Sporting News.

Capers joined the Packers after one season with the New England Patriots as special assistant – secondary. Prior to that, he had defensive-coordinator responsibilities for two seasons with the Miami Dolphins, holding the titles of special assistant to the head coach (2006) and defensive coordinator (2007). Capers served as the head coach of the expansion Houston Texans for the first five seasons of the franchise’s history. He was hired in January 2001, more than a year before Houston’s inaugural season in 2002. From 1999-2000, Capers was the defensive coordinator in Jacksonville. Jacksonville also allowed the fewest points (217) in the NFL in ’99, and Capers was named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year by Pro Football Weekly/PFWA and USA Today. Capers served as a head coach for the first time in his career from 1995-98 with the expansion Carolina Panthers, guiding that team from its origin to the NFC title game in just two seasons.  Prior to taking over in Carolina, Capers served as a defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1992-94, the first time in his coaching career that he ran a defense. Capers’ first NFL coaching stop came with the New Orleans Saints, where he served as the defensive backs coach for six seasons (1986-91).

Capers began his coaching career by spending 12 seasons at the collegiate level, beginning with a three-year stint as a graduate assistant at Kent State (1972-74). He went on to coach defensive backs at Hawaii (1975-76), San Jose State (1977), California (1978-79), Tennessee (1980-81) and Ohio State (1982-83). Capers played safety and linebacker for Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio, from 1968-71, and graduated with a degree in physical education and a minor in psychology. He also earned his master’s degree in administration from Kent State. In May 2012, Capers delivered the commencement address at Mount Union and was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters. Born Aug. 7, 1950, in Cambridge, Ohio, Capers lives in Green Bay with his wife, Karen.



Ron Zook

Ron Zook begins his 2nd season as a member of the Packers’ coaching staff, having been promoted to special teams coordinator by Head Coach Mike McCarthy on Feb. 12, 2015.

Possessor of a vast résumé of both collegiate and professional coaching experiences, Zook is embarking on his eighth season at the pro level, having spent the 2014 season with the Packers as special teams assistant. He previously also spent time on the staffs of the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers during his coaching career.

Prior to coming to Green Bay, Zook gained 10 years of experience as a head coach in the college ranks, first at the University of Florida (2002-04)(Gator Fans will remember: FIRERONZOOK.COM) and more recently at the University of Illinois (2005-11).

Zook spent seven years on campus at Illinois, taking over the program in 2005 and earning Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year honors in 2007 after he led the Fighting Illini to a 9-4 record and the program’s first Rose Bowl berth since 1983. That season marked the eighth nine-win campaign in school history and the seven-win turnaround from 2006 was the best in program annals.






Zook was a three-year letterman and captain as a defensive back at Miami of Ohio. He earned a degree in comprehensive science. Zook was born April 28, 1954, in Loudonville, Ohio. He and his wife, Denise, have two daughters, Jacquelyn and Casey.


Mark Murphy Green Bay Packers

Chairman and CEO is Mark Murphy

In his seventh year as the Packers’ President and CEO, the 10th Chief Executive Officer. Murphy, who holds a law degree and an MBA in finance, brought a unique and highly qualified background to his role as head of one of the NFL’s flagship franchises.The 59-year-old Murphy joined the Packers after 4½ years (2003-07) as director of athletics at Northwestern University.Prior to his tenure at Northwestern, Murphy served as director of athletics at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. (1992-2003), the school from which he graduated in 1977.

A former All-Pro safety for the Washington Redskins, Murphy enjoyed an eight-year career (1977-84) after originally signing with the team as a non-drafted free agent in 1977. He was a co-captain from 1980-84, a period that included two Super Bowl teams (1982-83). He enjoyed his finest season in 1983, leading the NFL with nine interceptions and earning consensus All-Pro honors as well as a trip to the Pro Bowl. Murphy was named as one of the Redskins’ “70 Greatest Players,” as well as one of the “80 Greatest Redskins,” and also is a member of the club’s 50th Anniversary Team.

A natural leader among his teammates, Murphy served as the Redskins’ player representative to the NFL Players Association from 1980-84, including the position of vice president of the players union (1983-84). While a representative, he served on the players’ bargaining committee during the 1982 players’ strike. Those experiences have served him well in his role on the NFL’s Management Council Executive Committee.

During his days with the Redskins, Murphy earned an MBA in finance from American University in Washington, D.C., attending classes full-time in the offseason and evening classes in-season. Upon completion of his playing career in 1985, he joined the NFL Players Association as assistant executive director. While with the NFLPA, Murphy served on the bargaining team, including during the 1987 players’ strike, developed the agent-certification system and strengthened the PA’s degree-completion and career-counseling programs.

While with the NFLPA, he started work on a law degree from Georgetown University and ultimately finished his studies full-time after leaving the Players Association. Upon receiving his law degree in 1988, he worked at a Washington, D.C., law firm (Bredhoff and Kaiser) before becoming a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in 1989.

During a four-year career with the Department of Justice, he primarily represented government agencies in trials. Then, in 1992, his alma mater called and he returned to the sports realm.

Born July 13, 1955, in Fulton, N.Y., Murphy spent some of his formative years in the Houston area before moving back to the Buffalo-area community of Clarence. He was a three-sport star (football, baseball and basketball) at Clarence Central High School and was named the best all-around athlete in Western New York during his senior year. His baseball talents drew attention from Major League scouts. In 2002, he was inducted into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his achievements both on and off the field.


Ted Thompson Green Bay Packers

General Manager is Ted Thompson

Named to his position on Jan. 14, 2005, his second stint with the organization. Earlier served eight years with Packers (1992-99) – as assistant director of pro personnel (1992), director of pro personnel (1993-96) and director of player personnel (1997-99). He served five seasons (2000-04) as the Seattle Seahawks’ vice president of football operations. Thompson was a versatile linebacker during his 10-year NFL playing career with the Oilers (1975-84). He was born Jan. 17, 1953, in Atlanta, Texas and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration.








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