Pete Carroll

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  • Birth Name: Peter Clay Carroll
  • Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
  • Profession: Football coach
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Fast Facts

  • Played Pop Warner youth football with former NFL QB Dan Fouts.
  • Started coaching career at University of the Pacific. Went on to college stints with Arkansas, Iowa State, Ohio State, North Carolina State and back to Pacific.
  • Started pro coaching career with Buffalo, and moved on to Minnesota, New York Jets, San Francisco and New England.
  • Served as head coach for the New York Jets and New England.
  • Hired in 2000 as head coach of the Southern California Trojans.
  • In his tenure at USC, the Trojans won 7 straight Pac-10 titles, made 7 consecutive appearances in BCS bowl games (winning 6), had 7 11-win seasons, finished in the top 4 of the AP rankings 7 times, and won 34 straight games in a stretch from 2003 to '05.
  • Among many charitable causes, he helped start A Better LA, an organization that helps deter gang violence in urban areas.
  • In January 2010, resigned at USC to become head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks.

Relationships

  • Brennan Carroll — Son
  • Nathan Carroll — Son
  • Jaime — Daughter
  • Jim Carroll Jr. — Brother
  • Jim Carroll Sr. — Father
  • Glena Carroll — Wife
  • Rita Carroll — Mother

College

  • Attended Marin Junior College, Kentfield, California, United States; University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, United States (BS in Business Administration, 1973; MA in Physical Education, 1976)

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter Clay Carroll
  • Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
  • Profession: Football coach

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