Info on new Jets assistant coach Jeff Hammerschmidt Dan Leberfeld

Jets assistant special team’s coach Jeff Hammerschmidt at a glance…

Named to Mike Bobo’s Colorado State staff Jan. 2, 2015, retained from Jim McElwain’s staff.

Brought to CSU in 2012 eight years of experience coaching special teams, all in the Pac-10/12 and Big Ten.

Has seven years of experience as a defensive coordinator, having coached every defensive position.

Coached a consensus All-American, Tony Bouie, and a host of future NFL players, including Antwaan Randle El, Adewale Ogunleye and Kapri Bibbs.

Has significant postseason experience, including the Fiesta Bowl and Division I-AA national championship.
Brother of former CSU player and longtime assistant coach Dan Hammerschmidt.

Personnel file

Age on Sept. 1, 2015: 46

Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

High School: Helix; San Diego, Calif.

College: Arizona (sociology, 1991).

Family: Wife Felicity; children Bryn and Bode.

Career background

Seasons Team/School Title/Position Coached

1992 Arizona Graduate Assistant
1993 Arizona Safeties
1994-95 Arizona Defensive Backs
1996-97 Southern Utah Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers/Defensive Line
1998-99 Indiana Special Teams Coordinator/Outside LB
2000-02 Saint Mary’s Defensive Coordinator
2003-04 Montana Defensive Coordinator
2005 Cal Poly Linebackers
2006 Stanford Special Teams/Outside LB
2007 San Jose State Linebackers
2008-11 Arizona Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Ends
2012-14 Colorado State Special Teams Coordinator/Running Backs