In addition to the previously mentioned additions of Ron Zook and Sam Gash to the coaching staff, the Packers made it official by adding two more assistants and changed the titles of five other coaches already on staff.
Perhaps the biggest move was naming Winston Moss linebackers coach, where he'll work with both the inside and outside groups now that Kevin Greene has stepped down. Moss previously worked only with the inside linebackers. He'll remain the assistant head coach.
Scott McCurley will assist Moss, being named assistant linebackers coach. He was previously the defensive quality control coach the past five seasons.
The two other new hires from outside the organization are Chris Gizzi as assistant strength and conditioning coach and Luke Getsy as offensive quality control coach.
Gizzi played linebacker for the Packers in 2000 and 2001, notably carrying the American flag onto the field in the first game post 9/11 as a graduate of the Air Force. Gizzi was an assistant strength and conditioning coach at North Carolina in 2013.
Meanwhile, Getsy comes to the Packers after serving as wide receivers coach at Western Michigan in 2013.
Others whose positions have changed on the Packers coaching staff:
- Alex Van Pelt was officially named quarterbacks coaching, confirming previous reports, moving from running backs.
- Jason Simmons becomes a defensive/special teams assistant after being a coaching administrator the past three years.
- John Rushing will switch sides, becoming a defensive quality control coach after serving as an offensive assistant and special teams for the last two years.
- The Packers also confirmed former special teams assistant Chad Morton has been released.
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