The Ravens have hired a new offensive coordinator in Marc Trestman, who has more than three decades of coaching experience, including 19 years in the NFL. He's served as an offensive coordinator for eight years and a quarterbacks coach for 13.
Check out his impressive career timeline below:
1975-1978: College Quarterback
Played backup quarterback for the University of Minnesota for three seasons and transferred to Minnesota State for his senior year.
1981-1984: University of Miami (FL) – Volunteer Assistant, Quarterbacks CoachBegan coaching career as a volunteer assistant and was quickly promoted to quarterbacks coach in 1983. Oversaw the development of future Super Bowl champion Bernie Kosar.
1985-1986: Minnesota Vikings – Running Backs CoachGot his first coaching experience in the NFL working under Hall of Fame coach Bud Grant.
1987: Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Quarterbacks Coach
First-time quarterbacks coach in NFL.
1988-1989: Cleveland Browns – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks CoachReunited with Kosar and helped the Browns make the playoffs (10–6 record) in 1988. Promoted to offensive coordinator the next year when Kosar passed for 3,533 yards and the Browns reached the AFC championship. Trestman also coached Ravens General Manager and Hall of Fame tight end Ozzie Newsome during this time.
1990-1991: Minnesota Vikings – Quarterbacks CoachWorked with quarterback Rich Gannon, who improved his QB rating from 68.9 in 1990 to 81.5 the next year.
1992-1994: Out of coaching
1995-1996: San Francisco 49ers – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks CoachReturned to coaching with Steve Young at the helm of the 49ers offense. The 1995 team led the NFL in scoring (475) and passing yards (4,779).
1997: Detroit Lions – Quarterbacks Coach
Lions quarterback Scott Mitchell passed for 3,484 yards, which was fourth most in team history.
1998-2000: Arizona Cardinals – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
In 1998, quarterback Jake Plummer threw for 3,737 yards and the Cardinals made the playoffs for the first time since* *1982. Arizona won its first postseason game in 51 years.
2001-2003: Oakland Raiders – Senior Assistant, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
When promoted to offensive coordinator in 2002, helped lead the Raiders to Super Bowl XXXVII. Raiders led NFL in total offense (389.8 yards per game) and passing (279.7 per game), and quarterback Rich Gannon won the MVP award.
2004: Miami Dolphins – Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2005-2006: North Carolina State – Offensive Coordinator
Helped recruit current Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who began at NC State before going to Wisconsin.
2008-2012: Montreal Alouettes (CFL) – Head Coach
Led the Alouettes to back-to-back Grey Cup championships (2009-10) and named the CFL's Coach of the Year in 2009.
2013-2014: Chicago Bears – Head CoachIn first year at the helm, the Bears offense set franchise records in net yards (6,109), gross passing yards (4,450), net passing yards (4,281), completion percentage (64.4), passing touchdowns (32), passer rating (96.9) and first downs (344). Finished second in team history with 445 points.
2015-Current: Baltimore Ravens – Offensive Coordinator