Dan Shula
Dan Shula

Position:
Assistant Coach/WR


01/02/2014

Football Opens 2014 with Two Additional Assistants

Partridge Assistant Staff Now at Seven

Coaching Experience
2014 - Florida Atlantic University (Assistant Coach/WR)
2011-13 - Illinois State University (Assistant Coach/ WR/Kicking/DFO)
2009-10 - Illinois State University (Offensive Assistant/Kicking Coach/Assist. DFO)
2007-08 - University of Miami (Offensive Graduate Assistant/OL)
2006 - University of Alabama (Offensive Graduate Assistant/WR)

Bowl /Post-Season Games Coached
2012 - FCS Quarterfinals (Illinois State)
2008 - Emerald Bowl (Miami)

Playing Experience
Quarterback, Dartmouth College (2002-05) Quarterback, St. Thomas Aquinas (1998-01)

Personal
Born: October 9, 1983
Hometown: Cooper City, FL
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Psychological and Brain Science, Dartmouth 2006; Master of Arts, Liberal Studies, Miami, 2008
Marital Status: Wife, Kristy
Family: Sons Logan (5) and Connor (2)


At Illinois State
Served as an assistant coach at Illinois State, the first two seasons as the team's offensive assistant the final two he focused on the wide receivers, kickers and punters while also serving as the team's director of operations. Kicker Zach Kutch was second-team All-American in 2009.

Shula transitioned into his role as receivers coach and inherited a talented group of wideouts. Led by Tyrone Walker, the group helped the Redbirds average 200 yards per game through the air in 2011 and the unit caught 18 touchdown passes. Shula's final season with the Redbirds saw Walker led the unit with 65 receptions for 787 yards and eight touchdowns on his way to All-MVFC second team honors. Marvon Sanders wrapped up his stellar two-year career at ISU with 441 yards receiving on 39 receptions and freshman Lechein Neblett was named to the MVFC All-Newcomer team. 2012 was more of the same with the receiving corps tallying 2,066 yards and 15 scores. In 2012 the receivers accumulate 3,415 yards and 27 touchdowns. The kicking game also flourished with his kicker earning honorable mention All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors and the long snapper was named second-team All-American. During Shula's tenure, Tyrone Walker set school records for receptions, receiving yards, touchdowns and was first team All-MVFC in 2012. The Redbirds 2012 squad advanced to the FCS quarterfinals and finished the season ranked No. 8, nationally.

At Miami
Served a two-year stint as a graduate assistant where he primarily worked with the offensive line.

At Alabama
Worked one season as a graduate assistant, primarily with the wide receivers.

Playing Career
Dartmouth College (2002-06) - three-year letter winner. Appeared in 15 games, including junior starts
St. Thomas Aquinas (1998-02)-Led team to 2001 State Championship game, Member of 1999 Class 4A State Championship Team, three-year letter winner, All-State Selection, Consensus First team All-Broward County

Professional Players Coached
Jason Fox (Detroit Lions - 4th round)
Orlando Franklin (Denver Broncos - 2nd round)
Harland Gunn (Atlanta Falcons - free agent)
Tyrone Walker (Green Bay Packers - free agent)

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