Miami Dolphins Biography
The Miami Dolphins are an American football team that competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a member team of the league’s American Football Conference (AFC) East division. The Miami Metropolitan-based football team owned by Stephen M. Ross plays its home games at Hard Rock Stadium, located in the northern suburb of Miami Gardens, Florida.
The Miami Dolphins have shown up in five Super Bowls winning three. They turned into the primary group to show up in three successive Super Bowls in 1971, 1972, and 1973, and just the second group to win consecutive Super Bowls in ’72 and ’73. Their last Super Bowl appearance was in 1984, a dry season of 32 years.
Who Are Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff?
Miami Dolphins as of 2021 has 20 personnel that will look to bring in a new system and better results to the team.
Below is the new coaching staff:
Brian Flores (Head Coach)
Brian Francisco is an American football coach born on February 24, 1981, in Brooklyn, New York in the United States of America to Honduran parents. Flores is currently the head coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).
Before joining his current team, Flores got multiple positions with the New England Patriots since their 2004 Super Bowl-winning season. He enrolled at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn before kickstarting as a linebacker at Boston College from 1999 to 2002. 40-year-old Flores joined Miami Dophins on February 4, 2019 – the day after the Patriots won their 6th Super Bowl title and after 15 years of serving as a Patriots assistant.
Danny Crossman (Assistant Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator)
Danny Crossman before joining the Miami Dolphins served as special teams coordinator for the Carolina Panthers from 2007 to 2009, Detroit Lions from 2010 to 2012, and Buffalo Bills from 2013 to 2018. In 1993, he began his coaching career at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy where he coached the defensive backs and special teams.
Crossman spent six years as a member of the Carolina Panthers coaching staff. Crossman was the Panthers’ special teams coordinator over his last 5 seasons with the team. Aside from football, he has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and communications.
Josh Boyer (Defensive Coordinator)
Born on January 27, 1977, in Ohio in the United States of America, Josh Boyer is a professional coach who is the defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He previously coached the New England Patriots and other multiple college teams. He kickstarted his coaching career in 2000 as a graduate assistant at King’s College, Pennsylvania.
Boyer served the same capacity at the University of Dayton in 2001 and Kent State University in 2002 and 2003. He had another turn in 2004 where he played the role as the defensive backs coach at Bryant University. At the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in 2005, he served as the defensive coordinator.
Boyer was hired by the New England Patriots as the defensive coaching assistant in 2006. He was promoted to defensive backs coach following the 2008 season. In 2012, his title was changed to cornerbacks coach. Boyer joined the Miami Dolphins on February 8, 2009, as cornerbacks coach under the new head coach. A year later, his title was changed to the post of defensive coordinator.
George Godsey (Co-offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends)
George Godsey is currently the co-offensive coordinator/tight ends for Miami Dolphins in the National Football League. Godsey was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on January 1, 1979, had served as an assistant coach for the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, and New England Patriots. On February 8, 2019, Godsey joined the Dolphins as their tight ends coach under head coach Brian Flores.
Eric Studesville (Co-offensive Coordinator/Running backs)
Aged 54, Eric Studesville is an American football coach who is the co-offensive coordinator and running backs coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). Born to Alphonse and Janet Studesville, Studesville has 24 years of NFL coaching experience, including 20 at the running backs position. His coaching career began in 1991 as the Assistant Graduate Coach for the University of Arizona. In 2003, he joined the New York Giants as running backs coach.
From 2004 to 2009, he was hired by the Buffalo Bills as running back coach under offensive coordinator Tom Clements. Studesvilled joined the Denver Broncos coaching staff as the running backs coach from 2010 to 2019. On January 17, 2018, the Miami Dolphins hired Studesville as running backs coach and was promoted to the position of co-offensive coordinator on March 11, 2021.
Gerald Alexander (Defensive Backs)
Gerald Alexander is an American football coach who was announced as defensive backs coach for the Miami Dolphins on Feb. 20, 2020. Alexander enrolled at Rancho Cucamonga High School from 1998 to 2002, where he was a track and field athlete as well. He is currently in his second season with the Dolphins.
During his first season, defensive backs coach for the Dolphins in 2020, he earned first-team All-Pro honors for the first time in his career and his second Pro Bowl selection. Before Miami, Alexander burned through three seasons (2017-19) as the defensive backs coach at California, where the Bears’ guard was exceptionally fruitful during his tenure.
Charles Burks (Cornerbacks Coach)
Charles Burks is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the cornerback’s coach for the Miami Dolphins since 2021. He previously served two years (2019-20) with the team as a coaching assistant.
Burks worked principally with the cornerbacks unit in 2020, helping the Dolphins dominate 10 matches interestingly starting around 2016. He worked with a Dolphins defense that drove the NFL in action items (29) and third-down protection (31.2 pct.) while completing 6th in scoring (21.1 focuses permitted per game).
Austin Clark (Defensive Line Coach)
Austin Clark enters his second season with the Dolphins. In 2021, he was elevated to defensive line coach in the wake of filling in as outside linebackers’ mentor in 2020. Clark led three NFL Draft picks while at Southern Cal and aided the Trojans to win the 2017 Pac-12 title.
Uchenna Nwosu and Rasheem Green were second-round and third-round picks, separately, in 2017, and Stevie Tu’ikolovatu was a seventh-round choice in 2016. Nwosu and Green were both All-Pac-12 first group honorees and Tu’ikolovatu, the 2017 Rose Bowl Game Defensive MVP, was named All-Pac-12 second group as a senior.
Brendan Farrell (Assistant Special Team)
Miami Dolphins hired Brendan Farrell as an assistant special teams coach on Feb. 11, 2019, and as of 2021, he is in his third season with the team.