Named to the Seahawks staff as an assistant special teams coach on February 13, 2013, Sorensen joined the NFL coaching ranks after spending 2012 as a volunteer defensive quality control coach at Youngstown State following his NFL career. This season, he and Andre Curtis will lead the defensive backfield after a promotion to secondary coach on March 16, 2017.
Sorensen spent 10 seasons in the NFL as a safety, playing for three different franchises (St. Louis 2001-02, Jacksonville 2003-06, Cleveland 2007-10).
He signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2001 before signing with St. Louis. He played in 131 games primarily on special teams, collecting 133 special teams tackles, along with 27 tackles on defense (18 solo) and 0.5 sacks. Sorensen played three career postseason games, all with St. Louis, including Super Bowl XXXVI vs. New England after the 2001 season.
Born on July 31, 1978 in Winter Haven, Fla., Sorensen graduated Virginia Tech with a degree in marketing. He and his wife, Danielle, have two sons, Stone and Nash.