Who is Sean McVay?
Sean McVay is a famous American professional football coach who is the current head coach for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). McVay became Ram’s head coach at the age of 30, in 2017, the youngest head coach in modern NFL history. He is additionally the youngest head coach to win a Super Bowl. And being named the AP NFL Coach of the year.
In his first season, Sean was able to change the team lowest league’s scoring offense the previous year to the top-scoring team of 2017 en route to the NFC West title. The same season marked Ram’s first winning record since 2003 and first playoff appearance since 2004. Over the following seasons, he led the Rams to two Super Bowl appearances and won the franchise’s first since 1999 in Super Bowl LVI. His success in Los Angeles is hailed for changing NFL hiring philosophies toward head coaches, also known as the “Sean McVay effect”.
College football playing career
Sean studied at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he took part in college football playing. He played from 2004 to 2007 as a wide receiver, acquiring Miami’s Scholar-Athlete Award in 2007. McVay recorded 39 receptions for 312 yards for the RedHawks in his college profession.
How old is Sean McVay?
Sean McVay is 37 years old as of February 2023, having been born on January 24, 1986, in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. He shares his birthday with celebrities such as; Johnny Orlando, Alvaro Romero, Frankie Grande, Sydney Morgan, Jay Versace, and many more.
Sean McVay Family
Who are Sean McVay’s parents?
Sean McVay was born in Dayton, Ohio to Tim McVay (Father) and Cindy McVay (Mother). His father played football at Indiana University as a defensive back. Sean was brought up in Dayton till the age of six.
Sean’s grandfather, John McVay, was the head football coach from 1965 to 1972 at the University of Dayton, and of the New York Giants in the 1970s. He also worked as general manager of the 49ers for the team’s five Super Bowl championships in the 1980 and 1990s.
Does Sean McVay have siblings?
McVay was born in his family as the eldest son among two children, both sons. He has one younger sibling, a brother namely Ryan McVay.
Sean McVay Education
McVay received his high school education at Marist School in Brookhaven, Georgia, and graduated in 2004. He played as a four-year starter at the school as a quarterback and defensive back, in the school football team. Sean then attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and graduated with a B.S. in Health and Sports Studies in 2008. He also played college football as a wide receiver from 2004 to 2007 and received Miami’s Scholar-Athlete Award in 2007.
Sean McVay Interest
McVay grew up in a family with a lineage in football playing and coaching. He was inspired by his father who was a player and his grandfather who was a head coach. In high school, he became the first player to amass 1,000 yards rushing and passing in consecutive seasons. He was named the Georgia 4A Offensive Player of the Year over NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Calvin Johnson. In college, he played for the RedHawks and earned Miami’s Scholar-Athlete Award in 2007.
Sean McVay Partner
McVay is married to the love of his life Veronika Khomyn. They married on June 4, 2022. And was engaged to his fiancee Veronika Khomyn on June 22, 2019, on a vacation in Cannes, France. Khomyn is a model from Ukraine. They currently live together in their mansion in Hidden Hills, California.
Sean McVay Kids
McVay has no children of his own as of February 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Sean McVay Height
The American football head coach and the former player have an amazing body figure with a muscular and well-built structure, He has an impressive height of 5 ft 10 in (1. 78 m) and a weight of 84 kg (185 lbs).
Sean McVay’s Salary and Net Worth
American professional football head coach and former player, McVay are among the youngest head coaches. He has been coaching the Rams from 2017 to date and has attained great heights with the team. Sean earns an annual salary of $14 million as a head coach and has garnered an estimated net worth of approximately $40 million.
Sean McVay Coaching career
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
McVay started his coaching profession in 2008 as an assistant wide receiver coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under head coach Jon Gruden.
Florida Tuskers (UFL)
McVay was the quality control/wide receivers coach for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League (UFL) in 2009. While at Florida, he initially served under Jay Gruden, who was the Tuskers offensive coordinator.
Sean was hired in 2010, as the assistant tight ends coach for the Washington Redskins under head coach Mike Shanahan. He got promoted in 2011, to tight ends coach, a role he held through the 2013 season. McVay was promoted again on January 14, 2014, to offensive coordinator by the new Redskins head coach Jay Gruden.
Los Angeles Rams
Sean was hired to be the 28th head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, aged 30 years, 354 days on January 12, 2017. He became the youngest head coach in the NFL’s modern era. McVay surpassed Lane Kiffin who was aged 31 years, 259 days when he was hired by the Oakland Raiders in 2007, and the youngest since the Rams hired 27-year-old Art Lewis in 1938. Sean hired Matt LaFleur on February 8, 2017, as his offensive coordinator. They previously worked together in Washington when Sean was tight ends coach and Matt was the quarterbacks’ coach.
McVay made his regular-season head coaching debut against the Indianapolis Colts on September 10, 2017. He led the Rams to a 46-9 win in a home game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. After a 27-20 defeat to his former team the Washington Redskins, the team pulled off a close 41-39 road win against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night Football. They also turned a 16-24 gap into a 35-30 upset win against the Dallas Cowboys, however, they finally lost again to NFC West division rival Seattle Seahawks at home. Despite this, in just five games, their offense scored a sum of 142 (later 151) points, a league leader, and a franchise high.
The Rams carried on to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road by 27-17. As well as the Arizona Cardinals in an NFL International Series game for the team’s first shutout victory since 2014. They also went on to raise their record to 5-2 for the first time since 2004. And a first-place lead in the NFC West. Sean coached the team to a blowout over the New York Giants in their highest-scoring game, a 51-17 road win, raising their record to 6-2. They would then win home against the Houston Texans by 33-7 to raise their record to 7-2, being their best record of the season since 2001.
Week 11 to 16
The Rams then lost to the Minnesota Vikings on the road by 24-7 in Weeks 11 and 12, but later won over the New Orleans Saints 26-20 raising their record to 8-3. In Week 13 the Rams got a road win against the Cardinals and attained their first winning season since 2003. In the following weeks, Week 14, Week 15, Week 16, they had two wins over the Seattle Seahawks in a 42-7 road win. As well as the Tennessee Titans in a close 27-23 road win, but they still lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 43-35.
His first season with the team has seen them drastically improve their record from the previous season and the team’s first winning season and division title since 2003, and its first playoff since 2004. In the winning and playing process, they became the first team to have the top scoring offense in the league a year after completing the lowest the previous year. Sean made his playoff head coaching debut against the Atlanta Falcons, but lost in the Wild Card Round by 26-13. He was then named NFL Coach of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America on January 19, 2018.
On January 30, 2018, Offensive coordinator LaFleur left his place with the Rams. He moved to play-caller as offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans and was not replaced. The team began the season 8-0, their best start to a season since 1969. However, they lost in New Orleans to the New Orleans Saints in Week 9 by 45-35 to fall to 8-1. Following beating the Seattle Seahawks 36-31 in Week 10, they beat the Kansas City Chiefs by 54-51 in Week 11. This was on Monday Night Football in a highly-anticipated matchup that was originally planned to be played in Mexico City but shifted to Los Angeles because of poor field conditions.
After a bye week, the Rams traveled to Detroit and beat the Detroit Lions 30-16 to get their second straight NFC West title. Sean then got his first losing streak as a head coach as the team stumbled in back-to-back losses. They lost to the Chicago Bears (15-6) and the Philadelphia Eagles (30-23) both on NBC Sunday Night Football. They rose back to beat the Arizona Cardinals 31-9. And the San Francisco 49ers 48-32 in the last two weeks to complete the regular season with a 13-3 record. Tied for the second-most victories in franchise history. The Rams beat the Dallas Cowboys in the Divisional Round by 30-22.
Ending of the 2018 season
The next week in the NFC Championship Game, they defeated the Saints on the road by 26-23 in overtime. This was enhanced with a game-winning field goal by Greg Zuerlein in overtime to get the team to Super Bowl LIII, their first NFL championship appearance since Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002. This was also the team’s first Super Bowl appearance while based in Los Angeles since the 1980s Super Bowl XIV.
Sean became the youngest head coach to lead his team to the Super Bowl at the age of 33. They however had a short-lived success as they became victims of Tom Brady and his New England Patriots. The Rams were unable to score a touchdown in a crushing 13-3 loss which became the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history.
It became a disappointment in 2019 as the Rams became victims of the Super Bowl Losers and missed the playoffs with a 9-7 record. They began the season 3-0, beating the Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, and Cleveland Browns. However, they lost three straight to the Buccaneers, Seahawks, and 49ers prior to their bye week where they beat the Falcons and Bengals. They carried on and won four while losing four. The Rams faced issues in the season because of a combination of factors and lost on the road by 34-31, in a must-win Week 16 game against the 49ers. This was the first time Sean missed the playoffs as a head coach.
Following a victory against the Cowboys in the season opener, the Rams began off the first half of the 2020 season going 5-3 with wins. They won against the Eagles, Giants, Washington Football Team, and Bears. They then lost to the Bulls, 49ers, and Dolphins, finishing with a 10-6 record with victories against the Seahawks, Buccaneers, Cardinals, and Patriots. The Ram’s remaining losses came facing the New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers, and Seattle Seahawks.
Following a 30-20 road win against the Seahawks in the Wild Card round, McVay and the team visited the first-seeded Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Packers were led by one of Sean’s former offensive coordinators, Matt LaFleur. The matchup became the postseason game with the youngest combined age between both head coaches in more than 50 years. The Rams lost on the road by 32-18.
After the exchange of former Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, there were very high expectations for the Rams. They opened the season at home against the Bears and won 34-14. The Rams went on to win their following two games against the Indianapolis Colts. And the reigning Super Bowl champion Buccaneers prior to losing to the Cardinals. They then defeated the Seahawks on Thursday Night Football 26-17, then defeated the Giants, 38-11 the next week. In the first NFL playoff game played on Monday Night Football, the Rams defeated their NFC West rival, the Arizona Cardinals by a score of 34-11.
The win put the Rams into the NFC Championship Game for the second time under Sean’s leadership. Returning to SoFi Stadium for the NFC Championship Game. The Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 20-17, with Sean winning his second conference title and advancing to Super Bowl LVI. In the Super Bowl, the Rams went on and defeated the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 23-20. The victory made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in NFL history to win the Super Bowl at age 36.
Before the season opener, the Rams announced that Sean and General Manager Les Snead had signed extensions with the team. Thus keeping them with the franchise until the 2026 season. In their first game for the 2022 season, he and the Rams would host the Buffalo Bills. Where they unveiled their Super Bowl championship banner at SoFi Stadium. The Rams went on and lost 31-10, in that which would be the first time Sean would lose a season opener. And the first time he would have an active season record under .500. Sean and the Rams struggled to defend their title throughout the season. As the team lost key members Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp, and Aaron Donald to injury for significant portions of the year. The Rams would finish 5-12 and miss the playoffs in Sean’s first losing season as head coach.