Ron Milus

Defensive Backs

College: University of Washington

Experience: 21 years


Enters his first season with the Raiders as defensive backs coach while holding 21 years of coaching experience…Spent the past eight seasons (2013-20) coaching the secondary of the Los Angeles Chargers…Since being named defensive backs coach in 2017, the Chargers allowed an average of 329.6 total yards per game and 212.3 net passing yards per game, marks that rank sixth and fourth in the NFL over that four-year span, respectively…In 2018, coached rookie S Derwin James to first-team All-Pro, All-Rookie and Pro Bowl honors, while also having CB Desmond King garner second-team All-Pro recognition…Also guided CB Casey Hayward to his second consecutive Pro Bowl nod in 2017…From 2013-16, held the title of secondary coach, mentoring S Eric Weddle to Pro Bowl honors from 2013-14 and CB Jason Verrett in 2015…Tutored Hayward to a career-high seven interceptions in 2016 in his first season with the club, as he became the first Chargers defender to capture the NFL's interceptions crown outright since the 2007 campaign…Spent two seasons (2011-12) with the Denver Broncos as the team's secondary coach…Prior to his second stint with the Broncos, coached the secondary of the Carolina Panthers for two seasons (2009-10) after making multiple stops with the St. Louis Rams (2006-08), New York Giants (2004-05) and Arizona Cardinals (2003)…Made his first stint with the Broncos from (2000-02), working in multiple roles with the secondary…Before entering the NFL ranks in 2000, coached at Texas A&M as defensive backs coach after spending eight season's with his alma mater at the University of Washington, including the last seven (1992-98) as defensive backs coach after beginning as a graduate assistant in 1991…Began his coaching career in 1988, starting at his alma mater, Tacoma's Lincoln High School…Played four seasons for the Huskies as a cornerback and return specialist in from 1982-85.