Coach Bio

Mark DeLeone
Assistant Linebackers Coach

Biography

Mark DeLeone enters his third campaign with the Kansas City Chiefs, and first as assistant linebackers coach. Before being promoted, DeLeone was a defensive quality control coach for three seasons, two with the Chiefs (2013-14) and one with the New York Jets in 2012.

In his second season, DeLeone along with Gary Gibbs helped LBs Justin Houston and Tamba Hali earn Pro Bowl berths, the third trip for Houston and fourth for Hali. In addition, Houston broke the team’s franchise record for sacks with 22.0, topping Derrick Thomas’ previous record of 20.0 sacks in a single season. Houston’s performance led to him being named the Derrick Thomas award winner as the team’s MVP.

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Mark DeLeone enters his third campaign with the Kansas City Chiefs, and first as assistant linebackers coach. Before being promoted, DeLeone was a defensive quality control coach for three seasons, two with the Chiefs (2013-14) and one with the New York Jets in 2012.

In his second season, DeLeone along with Gary Gibbs helped LBs Justin Houston and Tamba Hali earn Pro Bowl berths, the third trip for Houston and fourth for Hali. In addition, Houston broke the team’s franchise record for sacks with 22.0, topping Derrick Thomas’ previous record of 20.0 sacks in a single season. Houston’s performance led to him being named the Derrick Thomas award winner as the team’s MVP.

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