Kirk Olivadotti joined the Packers in 2019 as the inside linebackers coach. So who is Kirk Olivadotti? Let’s take a closer look and learn more about the Packers’ inside linebackers coach.
Who Is Kirk Olivadotti? Facts About The Packers Coach
- Began his coaching career on the collegiate level in 1997 at Maine Maritime Academy as the wide receivers/tight ends coach for one season.
- Tutored LB Blake Martinez in 2019 as he set the Packers’ single-season record (since 1975) with 203 tackles (127 solo), eclipsing LB Nick Barnett’s mark of 194 tackles in 2005.
- In 2020, coached LB Krys Barnes as he led NFL undrafted rookies with 78 tackles (47 solo) and five tackles for a loss, becoming just the third undrafted player in the NFL since 2000 to record 75-plus tackles as a rookie
- Joined the Packers on Jan. 24, 2019.
Kirk Olivadotti’s Age And Personal Life
Olivadotti is 49 years old. He married Keely Carter in 2001 and they have two children together.
Where Is Kirk Olivadotti From?
Olivadotti was born in Wilmington, Delaware but attended high school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating from St. Thomas Aquinas High School, he attended Purdue where he played wide receiver for four years. His degrees are in Education and Education Administration.
Kirk Olivadotti Coaching Experience
- Maine Maritime Academy (1997)
Wide receivers coach
- Indiana State (1998–1999)
- Washington Redskins (2000–2003)
Defensive quality control coach/assistant defensive backs coach
- Washington Redskins (2004-2005)
Defensive quality control coach/Special Teams assistant
- Washington Redskins (2006)
Special teams assistant/defensive line assistant
- Washington Redskins (2007–2009)
- Washington Redskins (2010)
- Georgia (2011–2013)
- Washington Redskins (2014–2018)
- Green Bay Packers (2019–present)
Inside linebackers coach
Packers Inside Linebackers Coach History
|Coach||Years||Record||Win percentage||Playoff record|
|Winston Moss||2006-2008, 2012-2018||90-65-2||58.0%||6-6|
|Mark “Bo” Pelini||2000-2002||33-15-0||68.8%||1-2|
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