Chan Gailey

Date of birth January 5 1952 (1952-01-05) (age 69)
Place of birth Gainesville, Georgia
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Career highlights
Coaching Record / Statistics
Career player statistics (if any)
Team(s) as a player (if any)
Team(s) as a coach/administrator (if any)
* Florida (1974–1975)
Graduate assistant
  • Troy State (1976–1978)
    Defensive backs coach
  • Air Force (1979–1980)
    Defensive backs coach
  • Air Force (1981–1982)
    Defensive coordinator
  • Troy State (1983–1984)
    Head coach
  • Denver Broncos (1985–1986)
    Tight ends coach and special teams coach
  • Denver Broncos (1987)
    Wide receivers and tight ends coach
  • Denver Broncos (1988)
    Quarterbacks coach
  • Denver Broncos (1989–1990)
    Offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach
  • Birmingham Fire (1991–1992)
    Head coach
  • Samford (1993)
    Head coach
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1994–1995)
    Wide receivers coach
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1996–1997)
    Offensive coordinator
  • Dallas Cowboys (1998–1999)
    Head coach
  • Miami Dolphins (2000–2001)
    Offensive coordinator
  • Georgia Tech (2002–2007)
    Head coach
  • Kansas City Chiefs (2008)
    Offensive coordinator
  • Buffalo Bills (2010–2012)
    Head coach
  • New York Jets (2015–2016)
    Offensive coordinator

Thomas Chandler "Chan" Gailey, Jr. (born January 5, 1952) was the head coach for the Buffalo Bills. He was the Bills' fifth head coach in as few as ten years. He had previously Coached the Dallas Cowboys.

Gailey previously served as offensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins in 2000 and 2001, when the Dolphins posted consecutive 11–5 records. He was on the Pittsburgh Steelers staff from 1994 to 1997 when the Steelers won four straight AFC Central titles and coached in one Super Bowl (XXX). He was offensive coordinator in 1997 when Pittsburgh ranked sixth in the NFL in total offense and seventh in scoring.[1] Gailey served as the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008 and three games of the 2009 preseason. His most recent job was as the offensive coordinator for the New York Jets.


  1. Associated Press. Former Cowboys head coach hopes to revive Chiefs' sputtering offense, January 16, 2008.

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