Brian Belichick
New England Patriots
Position:Safeties coach
Career information
High school:The Rivers School
Suffield Academy
College:Trinity College
Career history
As a coach:
As an executive:
Career highlights and awards

Brian Belichick is an American football coach who is the safeties coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He joined the organization as a scouting assistant in 2016, and worked as a coaching assistant from 2017 to 2019 before being promoted to safeties coach prior to the 2020 season.

Early years

Belichick played lacrosse at The Rivers School and Suffield Academy where he was an All-League selection in football and lacrosse.[1] He then played collegiate lacrosse at Trinity College, graduating in 2016.[2]

Coaching career

New England Patriots

On July 21, 2016, the New England Patriots publicly confirmed that Brian Belichick had been hired as a scouting assistant,[3] which was to be his first and only year working in the front office. He began assisting the coaching staff with film breakdowns during the team's Super Bowl LI winning playoff run[4][5] before transitioning to a coaching assistant role the following season.[6] Belichick served as a coaching assistant for three years (2017–2019) before being promoted to Safeties Coach,[7] a position previously held by his elder brother Stephen until July 2020 when it was announced that the latter would be named Outside Linebackers Coach.[8] During that stretch, he won his first Super Bowl title when the Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.[9]

Personal life

Belichick is the son of former New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, and grandson of Steve Belichick.[4] His elder sister, Amanda Belichick, is a lacrosse coach currently serving as Head Coach of the women's program at Holy Cross.[10][4] His elder brother, Stephen, serves as the organization's Outside Linebackers coach.[2][4] On Saturday, June 26, 2021, Brian married Catherine "Callie" D. McLaughlin on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts at St. Mary's Church and had the reception at Sankaty Head Beach Club.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "New England Patriots". Official website of the New England Patriots. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Perry, Phil (August 2, 2017). "Family affair: Three Belichicks officially on Patriots coaching staff for first time". www.nbcsports.com. NBC. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
  3. ^ Reiss, Mike (July 22, 2016). "For first time, Bill Belichick has both sons officially on Patriots' staff". www.espn.com. ESPN. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d Daniels, Mark (February 4, 2017). "Coaching is a family business for the Belichick's". www. metrowestdailynews.com. Metro West Daily News. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
  5. ^ "Super Bowl LI - New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons - February 5th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  6. ^ Reiss, Mike (July 24, 2017). "Brian Belichick, DeMarcus Covington join Patriots' 'farm system' for coaches". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  7. ^ Joyce, Greg (August 21, 2020). "The Patriots' sidelines will feature a third Belichick this season". New York Post. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  8. ^ Clements, Devon (July 29, 2020). "Analysis: Patriots Finalize 2020 Coaching Staff". SI.com. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  9. ^ "Super Bowl LIII - Los Angeles Rams vs. New England Patriots - February 3rd, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
  10. ^ Perry, Phil (July 10, 2015). "Amanda Belichick named Holy Cross women's lacrosse coach". www.nbcsports.com. NBC. Retrieved September 12, 2020.