Coaches

Sean Desai
Defensive Quality Control

Biography

Sean Desai is in his second season as a defensive quality control coach for the Chicago Bears after being hired by the team on January 28, 2013.  On the field, Desai will continue to work with the linebackers on defense while also assisting the special teams coaches by assisting each unit and focusing on the returners.

Sean Desai is in his second season as a defensive quality control coach for the Chicago Bears after being hired by the team on January 28, 2013.  On the field, Desai will continue to work with the linebackers on defense while also assisting the special teams coaches by assisting each unit and focusing on the returners.

Desai joined the Bears after spending one season as the running backs coach/special teams coordinator at Boston College. In 2012, the Eagles led the NCAA in punt returns averaging 21.7 yards per return (282 yards and one touchdown on 13 returns).

He was the assistant director of football operations at the University of Miami (FL) in 2011 after spending five seasons at Temple (2006-10).

Desai served as Temple’s graduate extern for academics in 2006. He went on to serve as the graduate assistant for the Owls defense/special teams before being elevated to special teams coordinator/outside linebackers coach in 2010.

He started his coaching career at his alma mater Shelton (Conn.) High School, serving as assistant defensive coordinator, defensive backs and wide receivers coach for the freshman squad from 2001-04.

Desai earned his doctorate in educational administration, with an emphasis in higher education, at Temple University in May 2008, serving as an adjunct professor at the school in 2009 and 2010, teaching in the master's and doctoral programs in education administration.

Desai is married to the former Ojus Patel and the couple has a son, Arian.

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