Kansas City Chiefs add Maurice Carthon to Coaching Staff
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has added Maurice Carthon to head coach Todd Haley’s coaching staff. Carthon will serve as assistant head coach.
Carthon owns 15 years of NFL coaching experience and most recently served two seasons as the running backs coach with Arizona (2007-08). Prior to joining the Cardinals, he was the offensive coordinator for Cleveland (2005-06). The Osceola, Arkansas native served as the offensive coordinator/running backs coach for two seasons with Dallas (2003-04). He spent two campaigns with Detroit (2001-02), one each as running backs coach (2001) and offensive coordinator (2002). He served as the running backs coach for four years with the N.Y. Jets (’97-00) and also held the post of assistant head coach in 2000. Carthon began his coaching career with New England (’94-96).
In addition, the Chiefs announced the responsibilities of six other members of Kansas City’s coaching staff: Chan Gailey (offensive coordinator), Bob Bicknell (tight ends), Joe D’Alessandris (assistant offensive line), Steve Hoffman (special teams), Bill Muir (offensive line) and Dedric Ward (wide receivers).