3 Key Points

  • Vegas Knight Hawks appoint Hurtis Chinn as Offensive Coordinator following his IFL Coach of the Year accolade.
  • IFL legend Xzavie Jackson steps in as the new Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Line Coach.
  • The Knight Hawks retain seasoned coaches Kyle Moore-Brown, Rick Espejo, and Mark Bly for the upcoming season.

Coaching Roster Enhancements Announced

Mike Davis, General Manager and Head Coach of the Vegas Knight Hawks, unveiled significant updates to the coaching lineup for the team’s upcoming campaign. With the new season fast approaching, these strategic moves are designed to fortify the Knight Hawks’ competitive edge.

Hurtis Chinn To Spearhead Offense

As the latest addition to the coaching staff, Hurtis Chinn assumes the role of Offensive Coordinator. Fresh off his 2023 IFL Head Coach of the Year triumph with the Tucson Sugar Skulls, Chinn brings his expertise to Vegas after a 9-6 tenure at Tucson. Previously the recipient of the IFL Assistant Coach of the Year award in 2022, his extensive background includes stints with the Arizona Rattlers and as a player in the IFL before transitioning to coaching.

Defensive Mastermind Xzavie Jackson on Board

Joining the defensive helm, Xzavie Jackson takes charge as Defensive Coordinator and will oversee the defensive linemen. Jackson, commemorated as a 2023 Hall of Famer, transitions from the Sugar Skulls with a celebrated IFL legacy, marked by his status as the league’s all-time sack leader. His professional journey includes time with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles, and an impressive collegiate run at Missouri.

Experienced Coaches Committed to Knight Hawks

The Knight Hawks welcome back their trusted cadre of coaches for more on-field success. Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Line Coach Kyle Moore-Brown, Linebacker Coach Rick Espejo, and Quarterback Coach Mark Bly will once again bring their invaluable insights and experience as they rejoin the team for another season, poised to take the Knight Hawks to new heights in 2024.

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Derek Johnson
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