Kevin O'Dea

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Kevin O'Dea
Personal information
Place of birthWilliamsport, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s)Special Teams Coordinator
CollegeLock Haven University
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1986

1987

1988–1990

1991

1992–1993

1994–1995


1996–2001

2002–2003

2004–2005

2006–2007

2008–2009

2010

2011-2012

2013-present
Lock Haven University
(Wide Receivers Coach)
Cornell University
(Defensive Backs-Freshmen)
University of Virginia
(Graduate Assistant)
Pennsylvania State University
(Graduate Assistant)
Pennsylvania State University
(Various)
San Diego Chargers
(Defensive/Special Teams Assistant)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(Offensive/Defensive Assistant)
Detroit Lions
(Special Teams Assistant)
Arizona Cardinals
(Special Teams Coach)
Chicago Bears
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
New York Jets
(Special Teams Coordinator)
Hartford Colonials
(Special Teams Coordinator)
Chicago Bears
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
Kansas City Chiefs
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
 
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Kevin O'Dea
Personal information
Place of birthWilliamsport, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s)Special Teams Coordinator
CollegeLock Haven University
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1986

1987

1988–1990

1991

1992–1993

1994–1995


1996–2001

2002–2003

2004–2005

2006–2007

2008–2009

2010

2011-2012

2013-present
Lock Haven University
(Wide Receivers Coach)
Cornell University
(Defensive Backs-Freshmen)
University of Virginia
(Graduate Assistant)
Pennsylvania State University
(Graduate Assistant)
Pennsylvania State University
(Various)
San Diego Chargers
(Defensive/Special Teams Assistant)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(Offensive/Defensive Assistant)
Detroit Lions
(Special Teams Assistant)
Arizona Cardinals
(Special Teams Coach)
Chicago Bears
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
New York Jets
(Special Teams Coordinator)
Hartford Colonials
(Special Teams Coordinator)
Chicago Bears
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)
Kansas City Chiefs
(Assistant Special Teams Coach)

Kevin O'Dea (born June 9, 1960 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania) is an American football coach, currently serving as assistant special teams coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.

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College career

O'Dea played wide receiver and defensive back from 1984 to 1985 at Lock Haven University.[1]

Coaching career

O'Dea was the assistant special teams coach for the Chicago Bears from February 14, 2006, until he was hired by the New York Jets.[2] O'Dea was named the Jets Special Teams Coordinator on February 20, 2008 after former coordinator Mike Westhoff stepped down after seven years due to medical reasons.

Personal

A native of Williamsport, PA, O'Dea spent a four-year term in the Coast Guard before enrolling at Lock Haven University. O'Dea later obtained a master's degree in education from the University of Virginia.[3]

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