Derius Swinton II (April 26, 1985) is an American football coach. He previously served as an assistant coach for the Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.
|Born:||April 26, 1985|
Newport News, Virginia
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St. Louis RamsEdit
In 2009, Swinton was hired by the St. Louis Rams as the special teams quality control coach, he maintained that role for three seasons, before being let go after the 2011 season.
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
In 2012, Swinton had been offered another job in the same role by the Kansas City Chiefs. He worked with Kansas City's newly hired offensive quality control coach, Jim Bob Cooter, who he was familiar with from his days at Tennessee.
In 2013, Swinton was hired by the Denver Broncos as a special teams assistant. He stayed with Broncos for two seasons from 2013 to 2014.
San Francisco 49ersEdit
Chicago Bears (second stint)Edit
Following the firing of Kelly in San Francisco, Swinton returned to the Chicago Bears as their assistant special teams coach in 2017.
In 2019, Swinton joined the Arizona Cardinals under the Bill Walsh NFL diversity coaching fellowship. In 2020, Swinton was hired full-time by the Cardinals to serve as their assistant special teams coach.
Los Angeles ChargersEdit
- "Kansas City Chiefs: Derius Swinton". www.kcchiefs.com.
- "Derius Swinton to Leave Bears' Coaching Staff". NBC Chicago.
- Communications, Chargers (January 25, 2021). "Los Angeles Chargers Agree to Terms with Joe Lombardi, Renaldo Hill and Derius Swinton II for Coordinator Positions". www.chargers.com. Retrieved January 25, 2021.