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 16 Press Conference

    (7:16)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks with the media about facing Ryan Lindley and the Arizona Cardinals offense.

  • Dan Quinn Week 15 Press Conference

    (5:29)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks about facing Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers offense for the second time in three weeks.

  • Dan Quinn Week 14 Press Conference

    (7:17)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks to the media about preparing for the Eagles no huddle offense, the Seahawks' energy, and Bobby Wagner's tackles.

  • Dan Quinn Week 13 Press Conference

    (4:05)

    Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn talks to the media about having Bobby Wagner back on the field and planning for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.