The Life of a Coach

By Ross Fulton on August 11, 2013 at 10:31 am

The New York Times profiles the career of New York Jets coach Steve Hagan. Hagan has held 16 jobs, with 12 colleges and 2 NFL teams. On average, Hagan has moved every two years. The Times underscores the impact that such a nomadic career has upon Hagan's family. Hagan states that “When you’re doing this in Division I or in pro football, you’re basically a freelance contractor."  The article is an interesting reminder that coaching football is a challenging profession with little job security.  

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