Named to the Seahawks staff on July 26, 2010, Nate Carroll moved in to the coaching ranks in 2011 after spending the 2010 season as a personnel assistant in the scouting department.
He is joined this season by Dave Canales, who takes over for Kippy Brown following his retirement. Carroll was promoted to assistant receivers coach in 2014.
He moved in to a new role in 2013 as an offensive assistant, working alongside wide receivers coach Brown during Seattle’s Super Bowl-XLVIII winning season. Brown’s group helped Russell Wilson become the first quarterback in NFL history with a 100-plus passer rating in each of his first two seasons (2012-13).
In his first two seasons on the Seahawks coaching staff as a defensive assistant, Carroll’s primary responsibilities included video study of opponents, self-scouting, playbook production and assisting several coaches and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley.
A graduate of USC, he earned his degree in psychology in 2010. Carroll was a three-sport star at Peninsula High in Palos Verdes, Calif., earning Athlete of the Year honors in 2006, passing on playing college football to attend USC.
Born on March 24, 1987 in Edina, Minn., Nate is the youngest son of head coach Pete Carroll.