Director of Strength and Conditioning - Tyler Owens
Tyler Owens will also resume his position as Director of Strength and Conditioning for Washington football. He previously held the position with Arizona football since 2021. Before Arizona, Owens spent a few years playing for the Alabama Crimson Tide as a linebacker and became a part of the strength staff after graduation. He was a part of five total national championships with Alabama.
Tight ends/Special teams coordinator - Jordan Paopao
Jordan Paopao also finds his way back to Washington as the tight ends coach and special teams coordinator. He was named the tight ends coach in 2013 and kept that position until 2021, before joining the coaching staff at Arizona. At one point, he was the longest-tenured member of the UW Staff.
Two of the biggest tight end prospects that he coached were Will Dissly (Seahawks) and Cade Otton (Buccaneers).
Secondary - John Richardson
Richardson is an experienced cornerback coach who will now coach the entire secondary for the Huskies. He spent some time at Washington State, the Huskies' in-state rival, before his time at Arizona and coached eventual Super Bowl champion (Kansas City Chiefs), Jaylen Watson. He was let go from Washington State for refusing to comply with the COVID-19 standards that were set in place during the pandemic.
Defensive coordinator - Steve Belichick
Belichick is leaving behind the NFL to become the Huskies' new defensive coordinator under Jedd Fisch. He has spent his entire career as a defensive coach with the New England Patriots under his father, the legendary Bill Belichick.
Defensive backs - Vinnie Sunseri
Also a former assistant coach for the Patriots, Sunseri will now coach the defensive backs for the Huskies in 2023. He joined the Patriots as a defensive coaching assistant in 2020 and has been coaching the running backs since 2021.