A defensive coach for much of his 20-year coaching career, Saleh has served as an assistant coach for the Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, and San Francisco 49ers from 2005 to 2020, holding his first defensive coordinator position with the Niners from 2017 to 2020.
Robert Saleh is a well-established American football coach. Saleh has been working as the coach for almost two decades. He started working as a defensive assistant coach in 2002 and has been through several other League roles. Robert has been working as the head coach of the New York Jets of the National Football: League.
-- New York Jets coach Robert Saleh, who predicted multiple Super Bowl championships upon his hiring two years ago, sounded like so many of his predecessors Sunday after his latest defeat.
Robert Saleh (No. 86), a senior in 1997 at Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan, often sought advice from his head coach, Jeff Stergalas, second from left in back row. Courtesy Jeff Stergalas
Who is Robert Saleh, the Jets' 20th head coach and 18th named in the offseason to take over the team for the start of a new campaign? Here are a half-dozen notes, quotes and anecdotes on things we didn't know about Saleh before he was hired to take over the Green & White.
CNN — Robert Saleh, the new head coach for the New York Jets, is making history as the first Muslim American to lead a team in the National Football League. Saleh is also the third Arab...
(RNS) — Robert Saleh was announced as head coach of the New York Jets under a five-year contract earlier this month. He is the first Muslim to become coach of an NFL team and takes over a team...
ROBERT SALEH (pronounced: SAH-luh) was named the head coach of the New York Jets on January 19, 2021. With Saleh and General Manager Joe Douglas, Chairman Robert Wood Johnson envisions a synergy that will bring the franchise to their ultimate goal. "I think you have a synergy of people," Johnson said earlier this year.
Saleh, who was with the Seattle Seahawks ahead of their franchise-altering draft in 2012, recognized the work that needs to be done in order to substantiate those post-draft evaluations.
Saleh, 41, who is of Lebanese descent, is believed to be the league’s first Muslim Arab American head coach. He spent 16 seasons as an N.F.L. assistant, the last four as the defensive ...