Miami Dolphins announce 2022 coaching staff

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins today announced Head Coach
Mike McDaniel’s coaching staff for the 2022 season: Frank Smith
(offensive coordinator), Matt Applebaum (offensive line), Darrell
Bevell (quarterbacks/passing game coordinator), Jon Embree (assistant
head coach/tight ends), Josh Grizzard (quality control), Chandler
Henley (assistant quarterbacks), Lemuel Jeanpierre (assistant
offensive line), Mike Person (offensive assistant), Aldrick Robinson
(offensive assistant), Kolby Smith (offensive assistant), Eric
Studesville (associate head coach/running backs), Wes Welker (wide
receivers), Josh Boyer (defensive coordinator), Mathieu Araujo
(assistant defensive backs), Anthony Campanile (linebackers), Austin
Clark (defensive line), Steve Ferentz (assistant linebackers), Steve
Gregory (safeties), Derrick LeBlanc (assistant defensive line), Sam
Madison (cornerbacks/pass game specialist), Ty McKenzie (outside
linebackers), Ryan Slowik (senior defensive assistant), Patrick
Surtain (defensive assistant), Danny Crossman (special teams
coordinator), Brendan Farrell (assistant special teams) and Dave
Puloka (head strength and conditioning).

McDaniel’s staff includes more than 300 years of coaching experience,
including 183 years at the NFL level. Twelve of the team’s coaches are
returning to the Dolphins in the same or a similar role. The staff is
highlighted by three former Dolphin players, all of whom played
together on the 2004 Dolphins team. Those three will become the 12th,
13th and 14th former Dolphins players to also coach for the team.

Welker joins the Dolphins as wide receivers coach. He has coached or
played in four Super Bowls and six conference championships. He spent
the past three seasons (2019-21) as San Francisco’s wide receivers
coach, developing wide receiver Deebo Samuel into the NFL’s
fifth-leading receiver (1,405 yards) in 2021. Welker played 12 NFL
seasons (2004-15) and earned four All-Pro honors (2007-09, 2011) and
five Pro Bowl selections (2008-12). He led the NFL in receptions three
times (2007, 2009 and 2011). Welker played three seasons (2004-06) for
Miami and is the Dolphins’ all-time leader in kickoff return yards
(3,756).

Surtain joins the Dolphins as a defensive assistant. He spent the past
six years (2016-21) as the head coach at American Heritage High School
in nearby Plantation, Florida. In his six seasons, the Patriots won
three state championships (2016, 2017, 2020) and produced several
players that went on to earn Division I scholarships and become NFL
draft picks. Surtain played 11 NFL seasons, including seven
(1998-2004) with the Miami Dolphins. He was a first-team All-Pro
honoree in 2002 and earned three Pro Bowl selections (2002-04) playing
alongside Madison, with whom he will now coach. He is tied for fourth
in Dolphins history with 29 interceptions.

Madison joins the Dolphins as cornerbacks/pass game specialist. He
spent the past three seasons as defensive backs/cornerbacks coach for
the Kansas City Chiefs, helping them win Super Bowl LIV. Madison
played nine seasons (1997-2005) for the Dolphins, earning first-team
All-Pro honors twice (1999-2000) and being selected to the Pro Bowl
four times (1999-2002). His 31 interceptions are third in team history
and the most by a Dolphin since the 1970’s. Madison also played three
seasons (2006-08) with the New York Giants, winning Super Bowl XLII.

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