2016 Kentucky coaching staff

Mark Stoops primarily kept his 2015 coaching staff intact for the 2016 season.

Defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley left for the same position at Alabama, and Eddie Gran was hired to become the Cats’ new offensive coordinator, replacing Shannon Dawson.

Mark Stoops

Head Coach

Mark Stoops is the Head Coach of the Kentucky Wildcats. He formerly coached as a defensive assistant at Florida State, Arizona and Miami.

Eddie Gran

Offensive Coordinator

Eddie Gran spent more than a decade as a running backs coach in the SEC for Ole Miss, Auburn and Tennessee. Now, he's at Kentucky.

D.J. Eliot

Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers Coach

Kentucky defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot is known for getting the most out of his pass-rushers.

Jimmy Brumbaugh

Defensive Line Coach

Vince Marrow

Tight Ends Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

John Schlarman

Offensive Line Coach

Chad Scott

Wide Receivers Coach

Andy Buh

Outside Linebackers Coach