Coaches

Dan Quinn
Defensive Coordinator
Experience:
9

Quinn returns to Seattle where he was assistant head coach/defensive line coach in 2009 under Jim Mora and was one of three holdovers in 2010 on Carroll's staff when he coached the defensive line. He was instrumental in the position switch of Red Bryant from defensive tackle to defensive end in 2010.

Dan Quinn left Seattle to become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida where his defenses ranked in the top-10 in the country in 2011 and 2012.

He began his NFL coaching career in San Francisco as its defensive quality control coach in 2001 before moving to coach the 49ers defensive line from 2003-04. He also coached the defensive lines for the Miami Dolphins (2005-06) and the N.Y. Jets (2007-08).  

Dan Quinn returns to Seattle where he was assistant head coach/defensive line coach in 2009 under Jim Mora and was one of three holdovers in 2010 on Carroll's staff when he coached the defensive line. He was instrumental in the position switch of Red Bryant from defensive tackle to defensive end in 2010.

Quinn left Seattle to become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida where his defenses ranked in the top-10 in the country in 2011 and 2012.

He began his NFL coaching career in San Francisco as its defensive quality control coach in 2001 before moving to coach the 49ers defensive line from 2003-04. He also coached the defensive lines for the Miami Dolphins (2005-06) and the N.Y. Jets (2007-08).  

Recent Videos

  • Dan Quinn Week 9 Press Conference

    (7:30)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn speaks to the media about playing better on 3rd down, pride in finishing games, and what makes Raiders quarterback Derek Carr unique.

  • Dan Quinn Week 8 Press Conference

    (5:30)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks with the media as his defense prepares to face Cam Newton and the Panthers.

  • Dan Quinn Week 7 Press Conference

    (9:11)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks with the media as his defense prepares to face the Rams.

  • Dan Quinn Week 6 Press Conference

    (9:54)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks about how the defense played against the Redskins, the challenges the Cowboys bring, what Bobby Wagner brings to the team, and more.