Shane Day is an American football coach for the Washington Redskins. He was the quarterbacks coach of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League from 2010 to 2011. Day formerly worked as a quality control coach for the San Francisco 49ers.[1] He played wide receiver in Rhodes College as well as baseball[2] and graduated from Kansas State University in 1999 with a degree in English.[1] He has also coached at the University of Michigan for one season and Auburn Riverside High School in Washington for four seasons.[1]

Coaching careerEdit

Auburn Riverside High School (2001-2004)Edit

Day's first coaching appointment was the position of wide receiver coach at Auburn Riverside High School in 2001. He then spent the next three years coaching the quarterbacks for the high school, as well as taking on the role of offensive coordinator during the final two years.[2]

University of Michigan (2006)Edit

Two years after leaving Auburn riverside, Day became an offensive quality control coach at the University of Michigan, where he worked with future NFL quarterback Chad Henne. Day left after the season ended.[2]

San Francisco 49ers (2007-2009)Edit

Day served as the 49ers' quality control coach for three years, two years under offensive coordinator Mike Martz, who later recommended Day for work in Chicago. Day oversaw the quarterbacks in 2007, running backs in 2008 and the offensive line in 2009.[1] He was part of the staff that coached South team during the 2008 Senior Bowl.[2]

Chicago Bears (2010-2011)Edit

Day was hired by the Bears on February 5, 2010 as their quarterbacks coach. He came as a staffing change which also involved the hiring of Eric Washington as their defensive line coach, Andrew Hayes-Stoker as their offensive quality control coach, and Mikal Smith as their defensive quality control coach. Rod Marinelli was promoted to defensive coordinator[3] He was recommended for the job by the then offensive coordinator Mike Martz, with whom Day had worked with for two season in San Francisco.[4] Both Day and Martz were not brought back for the 2012 season.[5]

University of Connecticut Huskies (2012-2013)Edit

Day was hired as the new University of Connecticut quarterbacks coach on January 24, 2012[2] to replace Joe Moorehead, who had left for the head coach position at Fordham University.[6]

Washington Redskins (2014-Present)Edit

On January 23rd 2014, it was reported that Day would be joining the Redskins. It was later announced that he would be their Assistant Offensive Line/Offensive Quality Control Coach. [7] [8]

Personal lifeEdit

Day is married to his wife, Christie. They have one daughter, Vivienne.[2]


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