Signed by the Dallas Cowboys as assistant coach in 2021, Quinn supports the overall game plan of the team's head coach. However, as defensive coordinator he's responsible for preparing the defence by designing plays and deciding on the player's roles. Historically, Quinn performs well coaching defensive players. Since the San Francisco 49ers offered Quinn an NFL contract in 2021, he's been a powerful force for the teams where he's served as assistant coach. In his career, he's been an assistant coach for the Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, and Seattle Seahawks. In 2015, he became the Atlanta Falcons head coach.
Why you should book Dan Quinn for your next event
- Audiences are inspired by Quinn’s motivational attitude. Focusing on anecdotes from his football career, he brings an insightful and personable presentation.
- By sharing actionable steps for producing progress, he offers listeners practical tools for overcoming obstacles to reach victory.
- Named NFL assistant coach of 2021 by the Associated Press, Quinn is highly respected in football. Several teams eye him for a full-time role. However, he remains with the Dallas Cowboys for now in the defensive coordinator role and shares insights into the inner workings of pro football with eager audiences.
Dan Quinn is a defensive coach for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He played as a defensive lineman at Salisbury State University during his college years. Later, Quinn gradually rose from his position as defensive coordinator coach at Hofstra to head coach of the Atlanta Falcons and now defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys.
In 2015, Quinn joined the Falcons and won his first game as head coach, which was broadcast on Monday Night Football. Starting well with 5 wins and no losses, the season levelled out to 8 wins 8 losses. By 2016, Quinn’s Falcons went to the NFC Championship after an 11-5 season. With a chance to win a Super Bowl title in 2017, Quinn’s Falcons’ fell to the New England Patriots. After a disappointing 2018 season, Quinn accepted the defensive coordinator role with the Falcons. The Dallas Cowboys hired Quinn in 2021.
Leveraging his decades-long football experience, Quinn consults organisations on effective teamwork. With stories from his own experiences as a backdrop. He provides audiences with strategic tools for working together to accomplish a goal. Helping teams, organisations, and businesses to transform outcomes.
The Associated Press named Quinn assistant NFL coach of the year in 2021.
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