On Tuesday afternoon, the Los Angeles Chargers announced a pair of coaching hires, with one adding an All-Pro pedigree to the staff.
La’Roi Glover, a 13-season veteran of the NFL has been hired to be the team’s new assistant defensive line coach. He was most recently with the New York Jets where he held the same position for the last two years. Before that, Glover was the Director of Player Programs for the Rams. During his playing career, Glover spent time with the Raiders, where he was drafted in the fifth-round back in 1996, as well as the New Orleans Saints (1997-01, Dallas Cowboys (2002-05), and the St. Louis Rams (2006-08). He played collegiately at San Diego State University.
Glover was named a six-time Pro Bowler and four-time All-Pro during his career. He started 191 of 193 career games and racked up 320 career tackles with 83.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles. His most productive season came in 2000 when he led the league with 17.5 sacks which was the second-most ever by a defensive tackle at the time. To top everything off, Glover was na,ed a first-team selection to the All-Decade team of the 2000’s where he made six-straight Pro Bowls from 2000-06.
The second coach being brought on by the Bolts is Chris Caminiti, who will be the team’s newest Senior Coaching Assistant. Caminiti was most recently a member of the football staff at UCLA where he spent the last six seasons serving numerous roles, including Associate Athletic Director and Special Teams Analyst.