Here are the coaches participating in the 2022 Shrine Bowl
Before the big game and crowds of madness and fans starts to happen for Super Bowl 56; there is another event that will bring in a crowd in Vegas. We are talking about the upcoming East vs. West Shrine Bowl, where fans can see potential faces that may get drafted in the NFL. Outside of the players, who may get drafted. There will be a lot of pressure on coaches hoping that they get their next opportunity with NFL Clubs.
"Coaches nominated by NFL clubs must be active assistant coaches who display extraordinary teaching and communication skills, and are recognized for their integrity and commitment to excellence in the coaching profession. The coaches must be accomplished at developing and preparing players to compete in the NFL", said a NFL rep.
The East coaching staff will also include offensive coordinator Travelle Wharton (Washington Asst. OL coach), defensive coordinator Drew Wilkins (Baltimore OLB coach), special teams coach Ed Foley (Carolina Asst. special teams coach), QB coach Kerry Joseph (Seattle Asst. WR coach), RB coach Ryan Cordell (Cleveland offensive assistant/RB coach), WR coach Alonso Escalante (Carolina coaching assistant/RB coach), TE coach Brad Idzik (Seattle offensive QC/QB coach), OL coach Andrew Dees (Indianapolis Asst. OL coach/Fellowship), DL coach Lanier Goethie (Atlanta defensive assistant), LB coach Zach Orr (Jacksonville OLB coach), DB coach James Rowe (Indianapolis CB coach), and strength & conditioning coaches A.J. Neibel (Las Vegas head strength & conditioning coach) and Deuce Gruden (Las Vegas strength & conditioning assistant).
The West coaching staff will also include offensive coordinator Klayton Adams (Indianapolis TE coach), defensive coordinator Jeff Howard (Cleveland defensive pass game coordinator), special teams coach Ben Jacobs (Washington Asst. special teams coach), QB coach Jerrod Johnson (Indianapolis offensive QC), RB coach Jennifer King (Washington Asst. RB coach), WR coach Ashton Grant (Cleveland offensive QC/WR coach), TE coach Todd Washington (Jacksonville Asst. OL coach), OL coach Scott Peters (Cleveland Asst. OL coach), DL coach Jeff Zgonina (Washington Asst. DL coach), LB coach Anthony Blevins (New York Giants Asst. LB/SPT Asst. coach), DB coach Nick Perry (Atlanta Asst. DB coach), and strength & conditioning coach D'Anthony Batiste (Las Vegas strength & conditioning assistant coach).
There will be a lot of high quality coaching, which in theory makes a heck of a game. The Shrine Bowl will be televised Feb 3 at 8 PM, ET