Coaches & Assistants

Carson Walch
Offensive Quality Control

Biography

Carson Walch is in his second season as an offensive quality control coach of the Bears after being hired by the franchise on January 29, 2013.

In 2013, Walch assisted wide receivers Mike Groh with the unit as Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall were both named to the Pro Bowl after the duo broke the franchise record for most combined receiving yards by two players in a single-season (2,716). The passing offense set franchise records in gross passing yards (4,450), net passing yards (4,281), completion percentage (64.4) and passing touchdowns (32), as the 445 points scored by the Bears were second-most in team history.

Carson Walch is in his second season as an offensive quality control coach of the Bears after being hired by the franchise on January 29, 2013.

In 2013, Walch assisted wide receivers Mike Groh with the unit as Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall were both named to the Pro Bowl after the duo broke the franchise record for most combined receiving yards by two players in a single-season (2,716). The passing offense set franchise records in gross passing yards (4,450), net passing yards (4,281), completion percentage (64.4) and passing touchdowns (32), as the 445 points scored by the Bears were second-most in team history.

In 2012 Walch served as the Montreal Alouettes wide receivers coach after spending two years (2010 and 2011) as an offensive assistant for offense and special teams. The Alouettes won the Grey Cup Championship in 2010.

Prior to his time in Montreal, Walch spent three seasons (2007-09) at his alma mater, Winona State – his second stint coaching at the university. In his last two seasons at Winona State, Walch was the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator. During his first stint at the school (2000-02), Walch was a student coach before being named receivers coach and passing game coordinator. During his coaching years at Winona State the football program won four conference titles and competed in the post-season four times.

In 2006, he was the special teams coordinator and running backs coach at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

From 2003-05 Walch was the offensive coordinator at Dakota State University, while working with the quarterbacks and receivers.

Walch was an All-American, all-region and all-conference running back, receiver and return specialist for Winona State from 1996 to 1999. Walch was a team captain and named to the all-century team in his senior season. In 1999 he was named a regional finalist for the Harlon Hill Award which goes to the top player in Division II Football. The Warriors won conference championships in 1997 and 1998. Walch has an undergraduate and Masters degree in Education from Winona State University.

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