John Matsko
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Matsko with the Washington Football Team in 2021
Washington Commanders
Position:Offensive line coach
Personal information
Born: (1951-02-02) February 2, 1951 (age 71)
Cleveland, Ohio
Career information
College:Kent State
Career history
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards

John Matsko (born February 2, 1951) is an American football offensive line coach for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL).

Coaching career

Matsko was hired on January 31, 2008, by the Baltimore Ravens to work under offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and head coach John Harbaugh. He was fired in January 2011.[1] The next day, he was hired by the Carolina Panthers to work under head coach Ron Rivera and offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski.[2] Prior to being hired in Baltimore, Matsko held the same position for the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. Prior to that, Matsko coached professionally for the Arizona Cardinals, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, and St. Louis Rams.

In the 2015 season, Matsko and the Panthers reached Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016. The Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[3]

Matsko coached at the college football level at Kent State, Miami (Ohio), North Carolina, Navy, Arizona and USC.

College career

Matsko played at Kent State University.


  1. ^ Preston, Mike (January 19, 2011). "Ravens fire offensive line coach". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved January 20, 2011.
  2. ^ Strickland, Bryan (January 20, 2011). "Matsko named offensive line coach". Carolina Panthers. Retrieved January 20, 2011.
  3. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Retrieved August 7, 2017.