Matt Nagy is an American football coach and former quarterback who is currently the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was born on April 24, 1978, in Dunellen, New Jersey, and attended Manheim Central High School in Pennsylvania. Nagy played quarterback at the University of Delaware from 1997 to 2000 and then briefly played in the Arena Football League before starting his coaching career. Nagy was the head coach for the Chicago Bears from 2018–2021.Get all of the latest Matt Nagy news here!
Nagy began his coaching career in 2008 as an intern with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was promoted to offensive quality control coach the following year and then to quarterbacks coach in 2010. He then spent time as an offensive coordinator with the Kansas City Chiefs before being hired as the head coach of the Chicago Bears in 2018.
As the head coach of the Bears, Nagy has helped lead the team to the playoffs twice in his first three seasons. His first season resulted in the team winning the NFC North and achieving a 12-4 record. Nagy won Coach of the Year honors in 2019 and has a reputation for being an innovative offensive mind. Nagy has also made several staff changes and adjustments to the team’s offense, including relinquishing play calling duties to a new offensive coordinator.
On February 25, 2022, Nagy rejoined the Chiefs as a senior assistant and quarterbacks coach, taking over for Mike Kafka. In his first season back with the team, they won the Super Bowl LVII against the Philadelphia Eagles. On February 24, 2023, Nagy was promoted to offensive coordinator for the second time with the Chiefs.
Nagy is known for his high-energy coaching style and his ability to connect with his players. He is married and has four children.