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Raiders Finalize Coaching Staff

Posted Apr 3, 2018

The Oakland Raiders have finalized Head Coach Jon Gruden’s coaching staff for the 2018 season, the club announced Tuesday.

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have finalized Head Coach Jon Gruden’s coaching staff for the 2018 season, the club announced Tuesday.

RAIDERS 2018 COACHING STAFF

Coach Title
Ansley, Derrick Defensive Backs
Batiste, D’Anthony Strength and Conditioning Assistant
Bennett, Edgar Wide Receivers
Berbenich, Tim Quality Control – Offense
Bisaccia, Rich Assistant Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator
Cable, Tom Offensive Line
Callahan, Brian Quarterbacks
Coleman, Marco Assistant Defensive Line
Gruden, Deuce Strength and Conditioning Assistant
Guenther, Paul Defensive Coordinator
Holz, Nick Quality Control – Offense
Jeanpierre, Lemuel Assistant Offensive Line
Lippincott, David Linebackers
Martinez, Kelsey Strength and Conditioning Assistant
Olson, Greg Offensive Coordinator
O’Neil, Jim Senior Defensive Assistant
Razzano, Dave Director of Football Research
Shaw, Tom Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Singleton, Jemal Running Backs
Slate, Rick Strength and Conditioning Assistant
Smith, Frank Tight Ends
Smith, Travis Quality Control – Defense
Storer, Byron Assistant Special Teams
Trgovac, Mike Defensive Line

Batiste: Joins the Raiders for his first NFL coaching season after spending the last four seasons playing in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos…Prior to joining the Eskimos, he spent five seasons as a player in the NFL (2007, 2009-12), making stops with the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins…Over his five-year career, Batiste saw action in 37 games and made 14 starts….Before making it to the NFL, Batiste played four years at Louisiana-Lafayette and earned second-team All-Sun Belt honors as a senior in 2003.

Coleman: Joins the Raiders for his first NFL coaching season…Played 14 NFL seasons from 1992-2005 with the Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos…Played in 207 games with 185 starts, totaling 478 tackles, 65.5 sacks, 16 forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and one interception…Served as pregame and postgame radio analyst for the Jaguars from 2009-14…In 2012, joined Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor and worked there for three years before becoming a partner at a financial planning firm, Matador Financial Planning.

Gruden: Enters his first season with the Raiders after spending his first two years in the NFL with the Washington Redskins…Was promoted to assistant strength and conditioning coach in 2017 after serving as a strength and conditioning intern for the team in 2016…Won gold at the International Powerlifting Federation’s World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Belarus in 2017…Played tailback at Lafayette College from 2012-15…Son of Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden and nephew of Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden.

Jeanpierre: Enters his first season with the Raiders after spending the 2017 season as an offensive assistant with the Seattle Seahawks...Spent six seasons as a center and guard with Seattle, originally joining the team in 2010 as an undrafted free agent…Played in 63 career games for the Seahawks and won Super Bowl XLVIII in 2013…Played collegiately at South Carolina. 

Martinez: Joins the Silver and Black for her first NFL season…Spent the last two years at Tom Shaw Performance, where she worked with baseball, softball, women’s tennis and track and field athletes…Assisted with NFL Combine and NFL Veteran Training Program…Attended Colorado State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science…Played collegiate softball at Bethany College.

Shaw: Enters his first season with the Raiders…Joins the Silver and Black after founding Tom Shaw Performance, where he trained athletes at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla. …Has spent time coaching speed and conditioning for the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots, helping the Patriots win three Super Bowl Championships…Also served as an assistant track and sport speed coach at Florida State…Owns a master’s degree in exercise science from Central Michigan University.

Slate: Begins his first season with the Raiders, joining the team after 25 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Florida Marlins, New York Mets and Atlanta Braves…Was with the Braves organization from 2011-17, serving as the team’s director of strength and conditioning from 2012-17…Prior to joining Atlanta, was with the Mets from 2003-10 as the club’s strength and conditioning coordinator…Joined the expansion Marlins in 1992 as a strength and conditioning coordinator and spent 10 seasons with the club, helping them win the 1997 World Series…Spent six years at Florida State as an assistant strength and conditioning coach from 1987-92.