Earlier today we announced that Ron Selesky would be joining XFL Tampa Bay. Now the official Twitter account of the franchise has made some more names official. We have already reported on Josh Hinch as Director of Player Personnel and William Fields as DB Assistant, but there are some new names in the list.
Beyond Hinch and Fields, we’re also now learning that Justin Poindexter will be joining on as OL Assistant, Lawrence Hill as DL Assistant, Joshua Neiswander as QB Assistant and Michael Archer as LB Assistant.
HC Marc Trestman has made the following additions to his staff:
Director of player personnel – Josh Hinch
OL asst. coach – Justin Poindexter
DL asst. coach – Lawrence Hill
QB asst. coach – Joshua Neiswander
LB asst. coach – Michael Archer
DB asst. coach – William Fields pic.twitter.com/S40Q9piWr2
— XFL Tampa Bay (@XFLTampaBay) July 8, 2019
Poindexter most recently worked for the Toronto Argonaughts of the CFL. He serverd as Defensive Quality Control and Assistant Offensive Line Coach in his first two seasons. Then served as Running Backs coach in his most recent stint with the team.
Neiswander is a former Quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes. He was signed by the Alouettes on June 11, 2011. Neiswander dressed in all 17 games during the following season as a back up to Anthony Calvillo, football’s all-time leader in passing yards, touchdowns, and completions. He started his first professional game against the BC Lions on August 22, 2013, and started 4 more games that season, throwing for 1,369 yards and 9 touchdowns in his first professional season. He graduated from Angelo State University while breaking every major passing record in school history.
From 1987 to 1990, Archer was the head coach at LSU, where he compiled a record of 27–18–1. Archer has also served as an assistant coach at University of Miami, the University of Virginia, University of Kentucky, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He most recently served as the Defensive Coordinator of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.
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