Jon William Embree is an American football coach and former player who is the Assistant Head coach & tight ends coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

He is a former head coach at Colorado. Before that Jon was the tight ends coach for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League.

Born on  October 15, 1965 (age 56 years), in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America Jon began his high school education at Cherry Creek; (Greenwood Village, Colorado) where he played high school football.

Jon and his wife Natalyn have three children, Hannah, Taylor, a former wide receiver at UCLA, and Connor, a former wide receiver at UNLV.

Embree is the son of former NFL player John Embree, who played flanker/wide receiver for the Denver Broncos in 1969 and 1970.

Coaching highlights

  • 6 bowl wins in 10 seasons on the CU staff.
  • In his final season at UCLA working as its Passing Game Coordinator, the Bruins finished 10–2 with the #7 offense in the country.
  • Coached 2 Mackey Award winners

Notable players coached

Christian Fauria, Matt Lepsis, Daniel Graham (2001 John Mackey Award Winner), Marcedes Lewis (2005 John Mackey Award Winner), Tony Gonzalez, Chris Cooley, Jordan Cameron, George Kittle (single-season NFL TE receiving record of 1,377 yards in 2018).

Which Teams Did Jon Embree Ever Coached?

As a coach:
  • Colorado (1991)
    Volunteer coach
  • Douglas County HS (1992)
    Wide receivers coach & tight ends coach
  • Colorado (1993–1994)
    Tight ends
  • Colorado (1995–1998)
    Defensive ends
  • Colorado (1999–2000)
    Tight ends
  • Colorado (2001–2002)
    Wide receivers coach & kicking coach
  • UCLA (2003)
    Assistant head coach & wide receivers coach
  • UCLA (2004–2005)
    Assistant head coach & tight ends coach
  • Kansas City Chiefs (2006–2008)
    Tight ends coach
  • Washington Redskins (2010)
    Tight ends coach
  • Colorado (2011–2012)
    Head coach
  • Cleveland Browns (2013)
    Tight ends coach
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2014–2016)
    Tight ends coach
  • San Francisco 49ers (2017–2021)
    Assistant head coach & tight ends coach
  • Miami Dolphins (2022–present)
    Assistant head coach & tight ends coach

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