Named to Seattle’s coaching staff on February 4, 2010, Canales entered the NFL after one season as USC’s offensive administrative assistant in 2009.
He was promoted to wide receivers coach this season after the retirement of Kippy Brown.
In addition to his quality control responsibilities of video study of opponents, self-scouting, playbook production, and assisting offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell from 2010-12, Canales added assistant quarterback coaching duties during Seattle’s Super Bowl winning 2013 season, and 2014, where he worked with coach Carl Smith.
Prior to USC, he coached quarterbacks at El Camino College from 2006-08.
A graduate of Azusa Pacific, he earned his degree in business administration.
Born May 7, 1981, in Carson, Calif., Dave and his wife, Lizzy, have two children, Ashby and Benjamin.