Carson Walch
Cleveland Browns
Position:Player development coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1978-03-06) March 6, 1978 (age 43)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Career information
High school:Elgin-Millville
(Elgin, Minnesota)
College:Winona State
Career history
As a coach:
  • Winona State (2000–2002)
    Wide receivers coach & passing game coordinator
  • Dakota State (2003–2005)
    Offensive coordinator
  • St. Thomas (2006)
    Special teams coordinator & running backs coach
  • Winona State (2007–2009)
    Assistant head coach & offensive coordinator
  • Montreal Alouettes (2010)
    Special teams assistant
  • Montreal Alouettes (2011)
    Offensive & special teams assistant
  • Montreal Alouettes (2012)
    Receivers coach
  • Chicago Bears (20132014)
    Offensive quality control
  • Minnesota (2015)
    Offensive consultant
  • Edmonton Eskimos (2016)
    Receivers coach & passing game coordinator
  • Edmonton Eskimos (2017)
    Offensive coordinator & receivers coach
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2018)
    Assistant wide receivers coach
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2019)
    Wide receivers coach
  • Minnesota (2020)
    Passing game consultant
As an administrator:
Career highlights and awards

Carson Walch (born March 6, 1978) is an American football coach who is currently the player development coordinator for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL).

Coaching career

Walch began his coaching career at his alma mater Winona State in 2000 as their wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator. He was later the offensive coordinator at Dakota State and the special teams coordinator at St. Thomas before returning to Winona State as their assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.[1]

Montreal Alouettes

Walch was hired as a special teams assistant for the Montreal Alouettes in 2010, winning his first Grey Cup championship when the Alouettes won the 98th Grey Cup 21–18. He added offensive assistant duties in 2011, and was eventually promoted to receivers coach in 2012 under Alouettes head coach Marc Trestman.[2][3]

Chicago Bears

Walch was named a quality control coach for the Chicago Bears in 2013, joining Trestman, who was named head coach of the Bears earlier. He was not retained after the 2014 season when Trestman was fired and replaced by John Fox.[4]

Minnesota

Walch spent 2015 as an offensive consultant at Minnesota.[5]

Edmonton Eskimos

Walch was hired to be the receivers coach and passing game coordinator for the Edmonton Eskimos in 2016, and was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2017.[6]

Philadelphia Eagles

Walch was hired as the assistant wide receivers coach for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2018, and was promoted to wide receivers coach in 2019 after the firing of Gunter Brewer.[7][8] He and Eagles offensive coordinator Mike Groh were fired after the 2019 season.[9]

Minnesota (second stint)

Walch returned to Minnesota in 2020, this time as a passing game consultant.

Front office career

Cleveland Browns

Walch was hired to be the player development coordinator for the Cleveland Browns in 2021.[10]

References

  1. ^ "Brotherly Love: Coaches Travis and Carson Walch Continue Their Passion for Football". WSU Alumni Blog. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Als' coaching staff set for the 2011 season". Montreal Alouettes. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Als name two new assistants". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  4. ^ "WSU grad Carson Walch will not return to Bears staff". Winona Daily News. Retrieved 20 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Walch lands coaching job with Gophers". Post-Bulletin. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Former Winona State player, coach Carson Walch helps CFL team get offensive". Winona Daily News. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Edmonton Eskimos' Carson Walch departs for Super Bowl champions". Global News. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Report: Eagles promote Carson Walch to WR's coach". USA Today. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  9. ^ "Eagles part ways with offensive coordinator Mike Groh and WRs coach Carson Walch". CBS Sports. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Browns announce additions, promotions to player personnel, research and football operations staff". Cleveland Browns. Retrieved 20 August 2021.