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Robert Saleh HeadshotNew York Jets Logo
📲 CoachRobert Saleh
✅ TeamNew York Jets
➡️ TitleHead Coach
🎂 DOBJan. 31, 1979
🇺🇸 HometownDearborn, MI
🎓 High SchoolFordson HS (MI)
🏫 CollegeNorthern Michigan
📛 NFL EntranceHired by HOU (2005) as Intern
❗️ Jets EntranceHired by NYJ (2021) as HC

Robert Saleh is the New York Jets leader who’s all gas and no brake.

Saleh, the fiery defensive mind whose San Francisco 49ers defense helped bring his name into the NFL mainstream, was Joe Douglas’s top choice in the 2021 offseason.

After a disappointing 4-13 record in 2021, Saleh’s Jets got out to a hot start in 2022. Once the head coach started taking receipts, New York burst out of the season gate with an encouraging 5-2 record.

Unfortunately, once Breece Hall and Alijah Vera-Tucker went down for the season in Denver, Saleh’s Jets couldn’t recover, ultimately finishing 7-10.

Robert Saleh and the young New York Jets enter the 2023 NFL season with real Super Bowl aspirations—courtesy of quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Robert Saleh says his Jets have ’embarrassed’ opposing QBs

After his New York Jets stunned the Philadelphia Eagles, 20-14, in Week 6, head coach Robert Saleh put opposing elite quarterbacks on notice.

While admitting his team hasn’t been able to defeat all of them (i.e. Patrick Mahomes), Saleh did say that his defense has been able to “embarrass” all of them—Josh Allen and Jalen Hurts included.

Robert Saleh HC Record


Regular Season451530.333841 (SEA)

Robert Saleh’s HC record and ranks span several NFL organizations. Of course, only his head coaching record with the New York Jets counts towards his official win-loss mark, but considering his defensive prowess, he can claim excellent league rankings via some of his previous stops.


YearTmGWLTW-L%G plyfW plyfL plyfW-L% plyfDivision RankChallengesChallenges Won
2021New York Jets Logo1741300.235411
2022New York Jets Logo1771000.412463


YearTmRoleYdsPtsTakeawaysRush AttRush YdsRush TDY/AFRPass AttPass YdsPass TDIntnY/A
2017San Francisco 49ers LogoDC2425203222187111322242424
2018San Francisco 49ers LogoDC1328322514157281411313214
2019San Francisco 49ers LogoDC28691772346113171
2020San Francisco 49ers LogoDC5172117746158413147
2021New York Jets LogoHC32323132293224201530203029
2022New York Jets LogoHC442925161410311231192

Robert Saleh Coaching History

2002Michigan StateDefensive AssistantCollege (FBS)23
2003Michigan StateDefensive AssistantCollege (FBS)24
2004Central MichiganDefensive AssistantCollege (FBS)25
2005GeorgiaDefensive AssistantCollege (FBS)26
2005Houston TexansDefensive InternNFL26
2006Houston TexansDefensive Quality ControlNFL27
2007Houston TexansDefensive Quality ControlNFL28
2008Houston TexansDefensive Quality ControlNFL29
2009Houston TexansAsst. LinebackersNFL30
2010Houston TexansAsst. LinebackersNFL31
2011Seattle SeahawksDefensive Quality ControlNFL32
2012Seattle SeahawksDefensive Quality ControlNFL33
2013Seattle SeahawksDefensive Quality ControlNFL34
2014Jacksonville JaguarsLinebackersNFL35
2015Jacksonville JaguarsLinebackersNFL36
2016Jacksonville JaguarsLinebackersNFL37
2017San Francisco 49ersDefensive CoordinatorNFL38
2018San Francisco 49ersDefensive CoordinatorNFL39
2019San Francisco 49ersDefensive CoordinatorNFL40
2020San Francisco 49ersDefensive CoordinatorNFL41
2021New York JetsHead CoachNFL42
2022New York JetsHead CoachNFL43
2023New York JetsHead CoachNFL44

Robert Saleh’s coaching history began in his home state of Michigan. At some point after his playing career ended, Saleh joined Michigan State as a defensive assistant in 2002.

Just three years later, Dom Capers brought Robert Saleh into the Houston Texans organization as a defensive intern, which Saleh parlayed into an assistant linebackers position in 2009.

He took his talents to the Seattle Seahawks in 2011 as a defensive quality control coach, which paid off in 2013 when the organization won the Super Bowl—at MetLife Stadium. After a three-year stint as the Jacksonville Jaguars linebackers coach, the San Francisco 49ers brought him aboard as the defensive coordinator in 2017.

Of course, Saleh and Kyle Shanahan reached the heights of the Super Bowl, almost coming away with a championship ring.

These days, the New York Jets head coach is targeting another Super Bowl victory—this time as the head coach.

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