32 Facts About Todd Haley


Richard Todd Haley was born on February 28,1967 and is an American football coach who is the current head coach for the Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League.


Todd Haley served as the offensive coordinator of the Arizona Cardinals from 2007 to 2008, the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2009 to 2011, the offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2012 to 2017, and the offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns in 2018, but he was fired in Week 8 of his first season with the team.


Todd Haley coached the Tampa Bay Bandits in 2022 prior to the team being put on hiatus.


Alongside his father, Todd Haley would watch the Steelers' game and practice film.


Todd Haley went on to attend the University of Florida and University of Miami, playing on the two schools' respective golf squads.


Todd Haley graduated from the University of North Florida in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in communication.


Todd Haley is one of the few coaches to have never played football beyond youth level.


Todd Haley was hired by the New York Jets in 1995 and served as an assistant in the scouting department for two seasons.


From 1999 to 2000 Todd Haley was the Jets' wide receivers coach, helping Keyshawn Johnson make his second Pro Bowl appearance.


In 2001, Todd Haley joined the Chicago Bears as wide receivers coach and served in the position until 2003.


From 2004 to 2006, Todd Haley was the wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys.


Todd Haley helped develop quarterback Tony Romo and the Cowboys' passing offense, which centered around wide receivers Terry Glenn and Terrell Owens.


In 2007, Todd Haley joined Ken Whisenhunt's coaching staff for the Arizona Cardinals as the team's offensive coordinator.


Todd Haley did not start calling plays for the Cardinals until late in the season.


Todd Haley accepted the position on February 6,2009, and signed a four-year contract.


Gailey was relieved of duties and Todd Haley assumed offensive play-calling duties throughout the rest of the season.


In late October 2009 the Chiefs suspended starting running back Larry Johnson for one week in response to his public comments on Twitter where he questioned Todd Haley's coaching abilities and for using homophobic slurs when he addressed the media.


On September 2,2011, Todd Haley elected to play his starters against the Green Bay Packers in the final preseason game of the year.


Late in that game Todd Haley was flagged for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, allowing the Jets to complete a touchdown drive that ultimately put the game out of reach.


On February 13,2012, the Steelers announced that Todd Haley would be the team's new offensive coordinator.


Todd Haley grew up in the Pittsburgh suburb of Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania, and his father was the Steelers' former personnel director.


Todd Haley was the first offensive coordinator in 13 years to be hired from outside the organization.


On January 22,2018, Todd Haley was hired by the Cleveland Browns as their offensive coordinator.


On October 29,2018, Todd Haley was fired along with head coach Hue Jackson.


On February 14,2020, Todd Haley was hired as the offensive coordinator for the Riverview Rams in Sarasota, Florida.


On January 6,2022, Todd Haley was named Head coach and General manager for the Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League.


On November 15,2022, it was announced that Todd Haley would be the head coach of the Memphis Showboats for the upcoming 2023 USFL season.


Todd Haley has been described as an aggressive coach and can be combative with players.


Todd Haley had a spat with Terrell Owens when he was the wide receivers coach in Dallas.


The salad was purchased at a Southlake, Texas McDonald's restaurant while Todd Haley was a member of the Dallas Cowboys coaching staff.


On December 31,2017, a team spokesman stated Todd Haley was injured in a fall Sunday evening following the Steelers' Week 17 game.


Todd Haley was not involved nor injured in the incident.