Sean Kugler is an American-based football coach, former run game coordinator, and offensive line coach for the National Football League (NFL), the Arizona Cardinals. On 21st November 2022, he was fired by the team. Previously from 2013 to 2017, Sean served as the head coach at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Further, from 2001-2015, he was an assistant coach in the NFL for the Detroit Lions, from 2007–2009 Buffalo Bills, from 2010–2012 Pittsburgh Steelers, and in 2018 Denver Broncos.
Sean Kugler Early Life:
Sean was born on 9th August 1966 and raised in Lockport, New York.
Sean Kugler Family Background:
Sean’s parents are Robert and Mary Kugler; Robert was the assistant fire chief. In siblings, Sean has 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Sean Kugler Education:
From 1984 to 1988, Sean attended the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He earned letterman honors in football for all 4 years, and in 1988 team played in the Independence Bowl.
Sean Kugler Physical stats:
There is no exact information about Sean’s physical measurements. However, he seems to be above 6 feet tall. Sean is bald and has a greyish-colored beard. Further, he has amazing light brown eyes.
Sean Kugler Birth Signs:
According to Sean’s birthday, he was born under the zodiac sign Leo on Tuesday. Currently, he is 56 years old. Leo’s birth flower is Gladiolus, and their birth element is Fire. Further, their opposite sign is Aquarius.
Sean Kugler Net Worth:
Sean’s primary source of income comes from his coaching profession. He started his coaching journey in his teenage age. His estimated networth should be between $2 million to $4 million.
Sean Kugler Relationship Status:
Sean is married to Monica. He has two sons, Robert and Patrick, a daughter, Kali, and a stepson, Javier.
In high school football teams, Robert and Patrick played and won state championships two straight seasons (in 2009 in New York and 2010 in Pennsylvania).
From 2011 to 2014, Robert played college football for the Purdue University Boilermakers and was named the Class AAAA co-Player of the Year by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA)
From 2014 to 2017, Patrick played college football for the University of Michigan Wolverines.
Sean Kugler Career:
In 1989, Sean signed as an undrafted free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but in training camp, after sustaining a concussion, he was released. Further, in 1991, he was drafted by the Sacramento Surge of the World League of American Football (WLAF). He started as a guard for 1 season with the team.
Sean started his coaching career for Florida high schools Tampa Bay Vo-Tech and Gaither HS as a graduate assistant coach while completing his degree at the University of South Florida. After 3 years in Florida, from 1993-2000, he spent the next 8 seasons at UTEP, as an assistant (1993), as a tight ends coach (1994), and finally as an offensive line coach (1995–2000).
In 2001, Sean got his 1st professional coaching experience as a tight end coach with the Detroit Lions (NFL). Later, in 2004, he worked his way into a role as an offensive line coach.
In 2006, Sean moved to Boise State as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. That year Boise State Broncos football team was the only undefeated team in college football; it also won the WAC title and beat Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl.
In 2007, Sean joined the Buffalo Bills as an assistant offensive line coach. In 2008, he was promoted to offensive line coach. He quickly improved the team’s line and mentored tackle Jason Peters to 2 consecutive Pro Bowl selections. Sean’s units were blocked for 3 consecutive 1,000-yard rushers: Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson. The team’s offensive line became noticeably cohesive and consistent, surrendering only 26 sacks (2007 season) and for 15 consecutive games of the same lineup.
In 2010, Sean joined the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his 1st season as a coach, the team made it to the Super Bowl despite season-ending injuries. From 2010-12 Center Maurkice Pouncey made his 1st three Pro Bowls under Sean.
On 10th December 2012, UTEP named Sean as the new head coach; he replaced the retired Mike Price. In 2014, he led the Miners to the New Mexico Bowl; Sean’s team scored 1000, a perfect APR academic score. He also coached two All-Americans, guard Will Hernandez and running back Aaron Jones, during his term at UTEP. Later, Sean resigned after an 0-5 start during the 2017 season.
On 2nd January, Sean was hired by the Denver Broncos to be the offensive line (guards/center) coach.
On 13th January 2019, the Arizona Cardinals hired him as their offensive line coach.
On 20th November 2022, Sean was fired by the Arizona Cardinals due to an undisclosed incident that occurred in Mexico City when the team was in the city for a game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Cardinals fire assistant coach Sean Kugler following an incident in Mexico City
The Arizona Cardinals have relieved their offensive line coach/running game coordinator Sean Kugler, 56 years old, after an incident on Sunday in Mexico City. The news was announced to the Arizona Republic on Tuesday by head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
He also added that Sean was sent home on Monday morning before the game, and it is a challenging thing that they face after a staff change.
The incident details are still unavailable in the media, which caused the management to make a big decision quickly. However, the sources said that Sean was not present at Estadio Azteca during Arizona’s 38-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
For The Cardinals Week 11 game, they were in Mexico City, a match against the San Francisco 49ers, which was a loss by 38-10.
Since 2019, Sean has been with the Cardinals after being hired as offensive line coach.
Sean Kugler Social Appearance:
Sean doesn’t have any social media accounts.