Chargers Hire Two More New Coaches

Ron Milus and Kent Johnston have been added to the Bolts coaching roster

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    Denver's Ron Milus and Cleveland's Kent Johnston are the latest new hires to join the Chargers' revamped coaching staff.

    The San Diego Chargers have added two more new faces to their coaching staff, the team announced Wednesday.

    Head coach Mike McCoy has named Denver’s Ron Milus as secondary coach and Cleveland’s Kent Johnston as the Chargers’ strength and condition coach.

    Milus has spent the last two seasons coaching the Denver Broncos’ secondary. He broke into the NFL in 2000 as the defensive backs coach for the Broncos, then returned to the team in 2011.

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    Between his stints with Denver, Milus coached defensive backs in Arizona, the New York Giants, St. Louis and Carolina.

    Meanwhile, Johnston has spent the last three seasons as the Cleveland Browns’ strength and conditioning coach.

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    He began his NFL coaching career in Tampa Bay before joining the Green Bay Packers coaching staff for seven years, from 1992 to 1998. During that time, the Packers went to the playoffs six times and played in two Super Bowls, winning Super Bowl XXXI after the 1996 season.

    Post-Packers, Johnston spent five seasons in Seattle and then two years at the as the strength and conditioning coach at the University of Alabama.

    He left football for a short time to work in the non-profit and business sectors, but returned to work at the NFL with the Browns in 2010.

    Milus and Johnston are the latest new hires in the recent shake-up to revamp the Chargers coaching staff as team prepares for the 2013 season.

    Earlier this week, legendary Chargers wide receiver-turned-coach Charlie Joiner announced his retirement from the NFL after a career spanning 44 years, including 21 years with the Bolts.
     

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