BORNFebruary 6, 1961
HIGH SCHOOLSouth Vigo High School in Terre Haute, Ind.
COACHING CAREERHead Coach for Miami Dolphins (2007), Offensive Coordinator for San Diego Chargers (2002-2006), Head Coach for Indiana University (1997-2001), Quarterbacks Coach for Washington Redskins (1994-1996), Assistant Coach at University of Michigan (1984-1993; Grad Assistant 1984-1985, Wide Receivers Coach 1986-1989, Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers Coach 1990-1993)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS*Before coaching the Miami Dolphins, Cameron spent five seasons orchestrating the San Diego Chargers' explosive offense. The Chargers led the NFL in scoring in 2006 and finished third and fifth in that category in 2004 and 2005, respectively. Over those three seasons (2004-2006), the Chargers amassed 1,256 points, a figure surpassed only by the Indianapolis Colts (1,388 points.)
*Cameron is universally respected as one of the top quarterback tutors in the game. Entering 2007, four of Cameron's last five starting QBs went on to earn Pro Bowl or collegiate All-American selection – Philip Rivers, Drew Brees, Antwaan Randle El, and Gus Frerotte. (Note: In 2007, Cameron was forced to start three different QBs due to injuries.)
*Under Cameron's guidance, QB Philip Rivers posted a 14-2 record in his first season as a starter, tying the second-best record by a QB in his first 16 starts. Cameron's play-calling also helped Chargers' RB LaDainian Tomlinson earn the Associated Press Most Valuable Player honors in 2006, when he led the league in rushing with a team record 1,815 yards and set single season NFL records for most total touchdowns (31) and most rushing touchdowns (28).
*In 2005, Cameron's offense produced a 3,500-yard passer (Brees), a 1,000-yard rusher (Tomlinson), and a 1,000-yard receiver (Gates), only the second time in Charger team history to accomplish such a feat and the first time since 1981.
*In 2004, Cameron was named NFL Offensive Assistant Coach of the Year by SportsIllustrated.com for molding one of the most potent offensive units in the league. The Chargers tallied 446 points and earned QB Drew Brrees Comeback Player of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, and Pro Bowl honors.
FAMILY*Married to wife Missy, with whom he has four children: sons Tommy, Danny, and Christopher, and daughter Elizabeth.
*Step-father, Tom Harp, is a former head football coach at Cornell, Duke, and Indiana State.