Kyle Shanahan Biography
Kyle Shanahan is a well-reputed American football coach currently serving as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). Initially, he worked as the offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans, and Washington Commanders. In 2017, he was hired by the 49ers as the head coach leading to an appearance in Super Bowl LIV.
Kyle Shanahan Age
Kyle Shanahan was born on December 14, 1979, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. He is
Kyle Shanahan Height
Shanahan is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m)
Kyle Shanahan Family
Kyle Shanahan was born to his loving and caring parents Mike and Peggy Shanahan in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. He was raised along with his lovely sister Krystal Shanahan. His father served as an offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, as a coach at the University of Minnesota, and then as the head coach of the Denver Broncos.
Kyle Shanahan Wife
He is happily hitched to his lovely Mandy Shanahan, who is an American Entrepreneur from Colorado in the western United States. Together, they are blessed with three beloved children.
Kyle Shanahan Children
He is the proud father of three children, one handsome son Carter Shanahan, and two beautiful daughters, Stella Shanahan, and Lexi Louise Shanahan.
Kyle Shanahan Education
He studied at Saratoga High School in Saratoga, California in 1994. Later on, he enrolled at Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado. He had accepted a scholarship offer from Carl Franks of Duke University, although, Shanahan opted to transfer to the University of Texas at Austin as a redshirt freshman.
Kyle Shanahan Salary
He earns a remarkable salary of $9.5 million per year.
Kyle Shanahan’s Net Worth
Kyle Shanahan has piled up a hefty fortune over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth of $21 million.
Kyle Shanahan Career
Shanahan played wide receiver on a Longhorn team that featured future NFL players Cedric Benson, Roy Williams, Bo Scaife, Quentin Jammer, Mike Williams, and Chris Simms as well as future college coach Major Applewhite. In his career for the University of Texas at Austin, he caught 14 passes for 127 yards. Upon graduating from Texas in 2003, he became a graduate assistant to Karl Dorrell at UCLA.
He was hired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an assistant coach for offensive quality control under head coach Jon Gruden. He was hired by Gary Kubiak as wide receivers coach for the Houston Texans in 2006. Initially, Kubiak served as an offensive coordinator under Mike Shanahan with the Broncos. However, Kyle Shanahan was the youngest position coach in the NFL at the time.
On 11 January 2008, he was officially elevated, becoming the youngest coordinator in the NFL, three years younger than Josh McDaniels of the New England Patriots. However, in 2010, he left the Texans to join his dad, Mike Shanahan, with the Washington Redskins. Kyle, alongside his father and some of the coaching staff, was fired from the Washington Redskins on December 30, 2013.
On 1st February 2014, it was announced by media outlets that he was hired by the Cleveland Browns as offensive coordinator. Before his hiring by the Browns, he interviewed for the vacant offensive coordinator jobs held by the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins. He was hired as the new offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons on January 18, 2015. He was named the NFL Assistant Coach of the Year for the 2016 season.
On February 6, 2017, Shanahan was officially hired as the next head coach of the San Francisco 49ers one day after the Super Bowl and signed a six-year deal. On 11th August 2017, Shanahan won his first preseason game 27–17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He won his first regular-season game against the New York Giants by a score of 31–21 on November 12, 2017.
On December 31, 2017, Shanahan and the 49ers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 34–13 on the last day of the 2017 NFL regular season, ending the season on a five-game win streak. Moreover, the 49ers signed Shanahan to a new six-year contract extension through the 2025 season on June 15, 2020. On July 1, 2021, he was fined $50,000 by the NFL for violating practice rules during organized team activities.