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Chan Gailey Biography

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Occupationformer American football coach
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
EducationAmericus High School, University of Florida
Place of birthGainesville, Georgia, United States

Chan Gailey is a former professional American football coach who served as a head coach for  Dallas Cowboys, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, and Buffalo Bills. From 2002 to 2001, he served as a coordinator for the  Miami Dolphins.

 

Later, he served as a coach for  Pittsburgh Steelers. His hard work and dedication helped to win numerous tournaments.

Chan Gailey Early life

Chan Gailey was born on 5th January 1952, in Georgia, United States. Although being such a famous person, there are no any pieces of information regarding his parents and other family members. Also, the name of his parents is kept behind the curtains. Gailey completed her early education from Americus High School.

During his school days, he played football basketball, baseball, and golf. He also earned  Eagle Scout honors as well as a letterman in high school football. Well, he completed his graduation from the  University of Florida in 1974.

Chan Gailey Professional career

Gailey developed his interest towards sports since his childhood. He played the football, basketball as well as golf in his school days. Well, he won the  Eagle Scout honors and letterman in high school football. However, during his college days, he played as a quarterback for Florida Gators football team from 1971 to 1973.

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After his graduation, Gailey worked as a secondary coach for the Troy Trojans of Troy State University. He served for the Troy for two seasons. And later started working for the U.S. Air Force Academy. However, in 1983, he served as a head coach of  Troy University and helped the team win the Division II championship with 12–1 record.

In 1984, he started working in NFL as a defensive assistant and special teams coach. After working for six years, he signed as a head coach of Birmingham Fire.

Later, he again returned to NFL and signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. as a coach. Besides this, he also worked as an offensive coordinator in 1996 and 1997 NFL seasons. During his coaching career at Steelers, his team won their division for four years and also made one Super Bowl appearance.

In 1988, he started working for Dallas Cowboys. Well, the following year, the club won the NFC East. Later, he returned to Miami Dolphins in 2000 and 2001 for as a coordinator.

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In 2002, Gailey started working for the Georgia Tech as a head coach. During his work in Georgia, his team won many championships such as 2004 Champs Sports Bowl, etc. He worked for the team until 2007 and joined Kansas City Chiefs in 2008 as an offensive coordinator. 

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In 2009 he didn't work for any clubs. Moreover, from 2010–2012 he worked for Buffalo Bills as a head coach. During his work for Bills, his team failed to achieve a good record so he was dismissed by the club. Well, from 2015 to 2016 he worked for Buffalo Bills as an offensive coordinator. On 3rd January 2017, he got retired.

Chan Gailey Personal life

Chan Gailey is one of the well-known and famous football coaches. Although being such a famous coach, he is able to keep his personal life secret. He is successfully keeping his personal details out of reach the people. But looking at his personality, he seems to be already married.

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Currently, he is married to Laurie. The couple is living together at their home in Davie, Fla., Gailey belongs to an American nationality and falls under white ethnic group.

Chan Gailey Net worth

One of the famous football coach, Chan Gailey with a good person deserves to have a good net worth and salary. He often keeps visiting new places during his holidays. He has done coaching for several teams till now. His teams have earned wide recognition and achievements till date and also has won several matches and tournaments. 

There is no doubt Chan earned a huge sum of money in his career. Well, looking at his living style it is sure that his net worth is sure to be around a million. 

Updated On Mon Sep 25 2017 Published On Mon Sep 25 2017 By Biplov Barakoti

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