COACHES

Shane Waldron
Tight Ends

Biography

Waldron is entering his seventh NFL season and his first with the Los Angeles Rams where he will coach tight ends.

Previously, Waldron served as the Washington Redskins offensive quality control coach for the 2016 season. Last season, Washington’s offense broke the franchise record for total net yards in a single season (6,454), surpassing the previous team record set in 1989. That same Redskins team averaged 403.4 yards per game, becoming the first team in franchise history to average 400 yards per game. In the NFL rankings, Washington ranked third in total offense.

Prior to joining the Redskins, Waldron spent four seasons at UMass, serving as the Minutemen’s Recruiting Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach from 2012-13 and Offensive Line Coach from 2014-15. Waldron helped guide tight end Rob Branchflower to a seventh-round selection by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2014 NFL Draft after Branchflower set the school record for most career receiving yards by a tight end.

In 2011, Waldron served as the offensive coordinator at the Buckingham Browne & Nichols H.S. (Mass.) and also as a Northeast Sports Consultant. A year earlier, he served as Wide Receivers Coach for the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League.

Before his stint in the UFL, Waldron worked with the New England Patriots in various capacities across two seasons with the franchise. Beginning in 2002, Waldron served as an operations intern for two seasons before being promoted to the title of an operations assistant in 2004, when he handled special teams quality control duties in addition to overseeing the completion of weekly game plans. After three years coaching at Notre Dame, Waldron returned to New England in 2008 to serve as an offensive quality control coach and later served as the tight ends coach in 2009.

Waldron spent the 2005-07 seasons as an offensive graduate assistant at Notre Dame. With the Irish, he helped guide two of the most explosive offenses in school history, as both the 2005 and 2006 units averaged at least 31 points per game.

A native of Portland, Ore., Waldron is a 2002 graduate of Tufts University, where he was a three-year letterman as a tight end and long snapper. He is married to Meghan, and they have two daughters, Lainey and Rylee.

Waldron is entering his seventh NFL season and his first with the Los Angeles Rams where he will coach tight ends.

Previously, Waldron served as the Washington Redskins offensive quality control coach for the 2016 season. Last season, Washington’s offense broke the franchise record for total net yards in a single season (6,454), surpassing the previous team record set in 1989. That same Redskins team averaged 403.4 yards per game, becoming the first team in franchise history to average 400 yards per game. In the NFL rankings, Washington ranked third in total offense.

Prior to joining the Redskins, Waldron spent four seasons at UMass, serving as the Minutemen’s Recruiting Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach from 2012-13 and Offensive Line Coach from 2014-15. Waldron helped guide tight end Rob Branchflower to a seventh-round selection by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2014 NFL Draft after Branchflower set the school record for most career receiving yards by a tight end.

In 2011, Waldron served as the offensive coordinator at the Buckingham Browne & Nichols H.S. (Mass.) and also as a Northeast Sports Consultant. A year earlier, he served as Wide Receivers Coach for the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League.

Before his stint in the UFL, Waldron worked with the New England Patriots in various capacities across two seasons with the franchise. Beginning in 2002, Waldron served as an operations intern for two seasons before being promoted to the title of an operations assistant in 2004, when he handled special teams quality control duties in addition to overseeing the completion of weekly game plans. After three years coaching at Notre Dame, Waldron returned to New England in 2008 to serve as an offensive quality control coach and later served as the tight ends coach in 2009.

Waldron spent the 2005-07 seasons as an offensive graduate assistant at Notre Dame. With the Irish, he helped guide two of the most explosive offenses in school history, as both the 2005 and 2006 units averaged at least 31 points per game.

A native of Portland, Ore., Waldron is a 2002 graduate of Tufts University, where he was a three-year letterman as a tight end and long snapper. He is married to Meghan, and they have two daughters, Lainey and Rylee.

 

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