The Seattle Seahawks will have a new look coaching staff next year, as Pete Carroll will step down as head coach and move into an advisory role within the organization. The team announced this change on Wednesday, which marks the end of Carroll’s tenure as head coach. In a statement, owner Jody Allen expressed her gratitude for Carroll’s contributions to the franchise, highlighting his role in bringing the city its first Super Bowl title and his impact on the team and the community.
Carroll, 72, is the winningest coach in Seahawks history and leaves behind a lasting legacy. He first joined the Seahawks in 2010 and achieved a record of 137-89-1 during his time as head coach. In 2013, he led the team to their first Super Bowl victory, solidifying his place in Seahawks history. Before his time in Seattle, Carroll had coaching stints with the New York Jets and New England Patriots, as well as a successful tenure in collegiate football at USC.
Looking ahead, the Seahawks will transition to a new coaching leadership as Carroll takes on his new role with the franchise. This change comes after the team finished the season with a 9-8 record, failing to make the playoffs. Despite this, Carroll has made a lasting impact on the organization and its players, and will continue to be involved in shaping the team’s future.