Who is Doug Pederson, the AFC coach of the year? Teams coached, age, and career record

Who is Doug Pederson, the AFC coach of the year? Teams coached, age, and career record

Helix Odhiambo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:24 PM

Douglas Pederson is one of the most experienced coaches in the National Football League. He is a former quarterback currently managing the Jacksonville Jaguars. The legendary former NFL star has achieved many things in his career as a player and coach. This article delves deep into his life history and other lesser-known details about him.

Doug Pederson coach of the year
Doug Pederson of the Jaguars during a post-game press conference after beating the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Conference Championship on 7 January 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo: Don Juan Moore
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Doug person's age is 55. He was born on 31 January 1968 in Washington, United States. His height is 1.91 m, and his weight is 100 kg. The Jaguars' coach is married to Jeannie, and they have three sons, Drew, Josh, and Joel.

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Douglas Irvin Pederson


31 January 1968


54 (as of January 2023)


Bellingham, Washington, United States




1.91 m 6'3"


100 kg


Ferndale High School, University of Louisiana Monroe, Liew Family International Student Center


Football coach, former football player

Current team

Jacksonville Jaguars


Teri Boykin, Gordon Pederson


Craig, David, Cathy Swenson




Drew, Josh, Joel

Net worth

$12 Million


Doug was raised alongside his three siblings, Craig, David, and Cathy, in Bellingham, Washington. Gordon Pederson's father worked as a purchasing manager for 20 years in Monroe and Atlante before retiring in 2005. However, he died on 2 September 2016, aged 76.

Doug Pederson's age
D. Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with his mother, Teri Boykin, after defeating the Patriots in Super Bowl LII on 4 February 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Kevin C. Cox
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Doug Pederson's brother, Craig, also passed away after battling cancer. Craig served as a prep football referee for nearly 25 years. He is also a former ULM football player and was once teammates with his brother, Doug.


Irvin attended Ferndale High School and later joined the University of Louisiana Monroe, where he graduated. He also schooled at Liew Family International Student Center.

Who is Doug Pederson's wife?

Doug Pederson's wife
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug and his wife Jeannie attend The 2018 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on 18 July 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Allen Berezovsky
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The legendary NFL star first met his wife, Jeannie, on a blind date at Johnny's Pizza in Monroe, Louisiana. Back then, he was at Northeast Louisiana University. The two began dating, and in 1991, they tied the knot. Since then, they have been together. Jeannie was born in December 1969.

What teams did Doug Pederson play for?

The Carolina Panthers drafted Pederson in the 1995 expansion draft. He played quarterback for four teams in the NFL. Besides, he was coached by three of the most successful coaches in the league's history (Don Shula, Mike Holmgren, and Andy Reid). Here is a breakdown of the teams he played for and his years.



Miami Dolphins

1992 - 1994

Green Bay Packers

1995-1998, 2001-2004

Philadelphia Eagles


Cleveland Browns


The NFL legend also played in the World League of American Football and NFL Europe during his career. He is one of the most respected names in the sport.

Was Doug Pederson a good QB?

Doug was a reliable quarterback in the NFL. He guided his teams to several victories and won numerous titles. He finished his career with 6,445 yards and 33 touchdowns on 571-of-1,032 passing.

Did Doug Pederson win a Super Bowl?

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Doug Pederson (18) of the Cleveland Browns watches the snowfall during their game against the Tennessee Titans at the Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, on 17 December 2000. Photo: Jamie Squire
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The former footballer won only one Super Bowl title as a player. He lifted it with the Green Bay Packers team. Pederson also bagged two NFC Championships (1996 and 1997) and six division titles with the Packers. So, where is Doug Pederson now?

Where is Doug Pederson coaching?

Doug retired in 2004 and began his coaching career with Calvary Baptist Academy from 2005 to 2008. He also served in different roles at Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs. The NFL legend is now in charge of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was appointed on 4 February 2022 as the seventh permanent head coach of the team.





Jacksonville Jaguars

Head coach


Philadelphia Eagles

Head coach


Kansas City Chiefs

Offensive Coordinator


Philadelphia Eagles

Quarterbacks Coach


Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Quality Control


Calvary Baptist Academy

Head Coach

Doug Pederson stats

Doug Pederson's coaching record is quite impressive. In 2017, he guided the Eagles to Super Bowl LII victory as the head coach. Besides, he was named the 2022 AFC Coach of the Year by the 101 Awards.






Philadelphia Eagles





Jacksonville Jaguars










Doug Pederson, coach of the year

The Bellingham-born football coach was named the 2022 AFC Coach of the Year by the 101 Awards. Doug led the Jaguars to a 9-8 regular season record and an AFC South title. His team also won the playoff during the 2022-2023 season.

The Jaguars had recorded one of their worse performances in the NFL in 2020 and 2021 before signing Pederson in 2022. Through his experience, the veteran coach managed to help the team regain its form. He is the second Jaguars head coach to win AFC Coach of the Year honours from the 101 Awards after Doug Marrone won it in 2017.

Doug Pederson salary

Doug Pederson's net worth
Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after their win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII on 4 February 2018 in Minneapolis. Photo: Kevin C. Cox
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According to Doug Pederson's contract with the Jaguars, he takes home around $8.5 million annually. However, he is not among the top-pad manager in the NFL. Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams is the highest-paid coach in the league. He earns $15 million - $18 million annually.

Doug Pederson's net worth

The veteran tactician has made quite a lot in his football career as a player and coach. His net worth of $12 million makes him one of the wealthiest managers of his generation.

Where is Doug Pederson's statue?

On 12 September 2018, Bud Light unveiled the statue of Doug and Nick inside the Headhouse Plaza at Lincoln Financial Field. The statue depicts the moment Nick asked Doug were having a short conversation during a football game. The bronze statue, which took four months to construct and stands over 9 feet tall, was created by Utah-based artist Raymond Gibby.

Doug Pederson has inspired many people through his life achievements and his words. He is a role model to those who dream of achieving something. As a football fan, it would also be interesting to see one of his sons follow in their father's footsteps.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.