BUCCANEERS ANNOUNCE 2017 BILL WALSH COACHING FELLOWS
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the team’s 2017 Bill Walsh Coaching Fellows:
Coaching Fellows for Mini-Camp
Offense – Brian Anderson
Defense – Derrius Bell
Special Teams – Marvin Clecidor
Coaching Fellows for Training Camp
Offense – Kerry Joseph
Defense/ST – Garrett Robinson
Offensive Line – Darnell Stapleton
Brian Anderson spent the past six seasons (2011-16) at Minnesota, working as the Gophers’ running backs coach for three seasons (2011-13), before coaching wide receivers. Prior to his time with Minnesota, Anderson coached tight ends at Northern Illinois (2008-10) and spent seven years at Southern Illinois (2001-07), coaching wide receivers and kick returners. Anderson first played collegiately at Ellsworth (Iowa) Community College, before going on to Western Illinois. He began his coaching career at Western Illinois, first working as a student assistant (1994), before moving on to coaching wide receivers (1995-96). Anderson also coached at Highland (Kan.) Community College (Wide Receivers/Passing Game Coordinator, 1996-97) and Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College (Wide Receivers/Returners, 1997-2000).
Derrius Bell is entering his third season as the cornerbacks coach at UTEP. An SMU graduate, Bell began his coaching career at his alma mater, working as a graduate assistant in 2012 before moving to quality control for two seasons (2013-14).
Marvin Clecidor joined the Princeton Tigers as defensive backs coach this offseason, after two seasons with William & Mary (2015-16) as the Tribe’s cornerbacks coach. Before joining William & Mary, Clecidor spent three seasons serving as the secondary coach and director of player development and personnel at Monmouth. He also spent one season as a graduate assistant with Rutgers (2011). Clecidor played collegiately at Lafayette College (2005-09) and began his coaching career at Wilkes University (2009), before moving on to Wagner College (2010).
Kerry Joseph currently serves as the co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at McNeese State, where he played quarterback collegiately. He spent 12 years as a quarterback in the Canadian Football League, including winning the Grey Cup with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2007, the same year he was named the league’s Most Outstanding Player. During his CFL career, Joseph played for Toronto, Edmonton and Saskatchewan. He also spent the 1996 season as a backup quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals and played for NFL Europe’s London Monarchs in 1997 and the Rhein Fire in 1998. From 1999-2002, Joseph played as a safety for the Seattle Seahawks. After his playing career ended, Joseph worked as an offensive training camp assistant for the Saints in 2015, before being hired to his current position at McNeese State.
Garrett Robinson has spent the past four seasons at the University of San Diego. From 2013-14, he coached defensive backs, before moving on to linebackers, which he has overseen for the past two seasons (2015-16).
Darnell Stapleton is the offensive line coach and run game coordinator at Bucknell, where he was hired in 2014, after six months as the offensive line coach at Pace University. A member of the Super Bowl XLIII champion Pittsburgh Steelers, Stapleton played collegiately at Hudson Valley (N.Y.) Community College before attending Rutgers. His coaching career began in 2011, with the New York Sharks, a women’s professional football team. Following that, Stapleton spent one season coaching the offensive and defensive lines at Montclair Kimberly Academy in New Jersey. In 2012, he joined the Rutgers coaching staff as an offensive assistant, a position he held until moving on to Pace University.
Two of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2016 Bill Walsh Coaching Fellows have gone on to join the team: offensive assistant Skyler Fulton and assistant to the head coach Anthony Perkins.
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