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Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Mike Macdonald

Head Coach Mike Macdonald

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The Seattle Seahawks named Mike Macdonald the ninth head coach in franchise history on January 31, 2024. Macdonald got his coaching start at Cedar Shoals High School in Georgia while he was attending the University of Georgia, then became a graduate assistant a Georgia while still in college. Macdonald moved to the NFL as a coaching intern with the Ravens. From there Macdonald worked his way up to defensive backs coach then linebackers coach before becoming the defensive coordinator at the University of Michigan in 2021 and most recently the Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator.

Macdonald's Coaching Career - 2008-2009, Cedar Shoals (Ga.) High School, Linebackers & Running Backs. 2010, University of Georgia, Student Assistant. 2011-13, University of Georgia, Student Assistant. 2014, Baltimore Ravens, Coaching Intern (Defense). 2015-16, Baltimore Ravens, Defensive Assistant. 2017, Baltimore Ravens, Defensive Backs. 2018-20, Baltimore Ravens, Linebackers. 2021, University of Michigan, Defensive Coordinator. 2022-23, Baltimore Ravens, Defensive Coordinator. 2024, Seattle Seahawks, Head Coach.

Mike Macdonald's Coaching Career

From starting out as an coaching intern with the Baltimore Ravens to working his way up to defensive coordinator, Mike Macdonald is no stranger to being the new man in the building. Now at the helm of the Seahawks, Macdonald is the youngest head coach in the NFL.

Find out everything you need to know about how Macdonald got his coaching start and how his journey led him to be the ninth head coach in the franchise history of the Seattle Seahawks.

"We're going to be here for a long time, and we're going to win a lot of football games." - Mike Macdonald