Dan Quinn

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Dan Quinn’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Dan Quinn

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Morristown, USA


51 years old

Birth Date

September 10, 1970

Star Sign


Dan Quinn Facts

Child Star?



Football Coach, Former Football Player

Education & Qualifications

Salisbury University

Net Worth

$8 million

Current Partner

Stacey Quinn


Sue Quinn, Jim Quinn


Mike Quinn, Peter Quinn, Brian Quinn, Tim Quinn, Maribeth Eppen



Chinese Year

Year of the Dog

About Dan Quinn 

Daniel Patrick Quinn, popularly known as Dan Quinn, is an American football coach as well as a defensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys football team of the National Football League (NFL) as of June 2022.

An impeccable football player during high school and college, Dan Quinn started his coaching career immediately after graduating from Salisbury University in 1994. Using his playing experience, he has led many football teams to success.

Dan's coaching career started by first coaching the university football teams. He began by working with the William & Mary Tribe football team of college William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1994, followed by Virginia Military Institute in the year 1995, both the time working with their defensive lines.

Dan then shifted to The Hofstra Pride football team of Hofstra University in New York for four years (1996-1999) as their defensive line coach and then in 2000 as their defensive coordinator and coach.

Dan started his career as a professional coach in the National Football League in 2001 after being hired by the San Francisco 49ers as a defensive quality control coach and was later promoted in 2003 to the position of a defensive line coach. In 2005, he left San Francisco and joined Miami Dolphins and their defensive line coach and then again as a coach for defense lines by New York Jets in 2007.

Dan got a promotion to be a coach in an assistant position as well as a defensive line coach for Seattle Seahawks in 2009. He left the Seattle Seahawks and joined Florida Gators from 2011- 2012 as their defensive coordinator and coach for their defensive lines. After a two-year stint in Florida, Dan returned as a defensive coordinator back to Seattle Seahawks in 2013. Under his leadership, the team went on to win the Super Bowl and became the first team to lead the game with few points, yards, and takeaways after Chicago Bears in 1985.

Dan Quinn's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Dan Quinn’s net worth?

The net worth of Dan Quinn is estimated to be around $8 million.

How much does Dan Quinn earn per year?

The annual salary of Dan with the Falcons was known to be around $8 million, and he was one of the highest-paid coaches in 2021. However, there isn't much information about his earnings with the Cowboys as of 2022.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Dan Quinn?

Dan Quinn's height is not known.

How old is Dan Quinn?

Dan Quinn was born on September 11, 1970, and is about 52 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

Dan Quinn was born on September 11, 1970, in Morristown, New Jersey, to Jim Quinn and Sue Quinn, Dan Quinn was one of the six siblings. His siblings are Brian Quinn, Maribeth Eppen, Peter Quinn, Mike Quinn, and Tim Quinn.

He grew up playing football at Morristown High School, from where he graduated in 1989. He attended Salisbury University after Morristown High School and played as a defensive lineman on its football team from 1990-1993. Apart from football, he was also a pro in track and field and was called All Mason-Dixon for his stellar performances in championships and was a four-year starter. Dan was the captain of the university's football team and track and field team in 1994. Post this, he began his coaching career immediately after graduation.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Dan Quinn’s partner?

Dan Quinn is married to Stacey Quinn, his long-time girlfriend and colleague. The couple is known to not have any children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dan Quinn is best known as the defense coach as well as head coach for various National Football League teams. He is largely known as the head coach for the Atlanta Falcons football team and currently, as defensive line coach and coordinator for Dallas Cowboys, along with working briefly with teams like The San Francisco 49ers. He has also coached William & Mary Tribe football team and Virginia Military Institute.

In 2015, Dan formed a relationship with Atlanta Falcons as their head coach and was to retain that position for the next six seasons. Immediately after becoming head coach, Dan won his first game with the Atlanta Falcons in the same year against Philadephia Eagles, even though they did not qualify for the playoffs that year.

The team won the NFC South title and went to the playoffs. In 2017, the Atlanta Falcons crowned the winner of the NFC Championship after defeating the Green Bay Packers. Dan stayed through thick and think with the team and led them to achieve the largest lead ever achieved in the Super Bowl History.

He suffered his first loss with the team in 2020 and was later let go as their head coach. His removal from Atlanta Falcon', however, gave Dallas Cowboys the chance to hire him in 2021. Dan was hired as their defensive coordinator and acting head coach during the Covid-19 pandemic. Under his leadership, the team won the NFC East conference, and Dan was asked to sign a multi-year contract extension with the team in 2022.

Charity Work

Dan and his wife, Stacey have worked a lot to promote athletics. They recently donated over $200,000 to Dan's alma mater Salisbury University in support of We are SU: The Campaign for Salisbury University.

The couple also created separate Quinn Family Endowments each for football, track and field, and athletic training excellence. They have also contributed to the Lamboni Family Scholarship, benefiting the students in the university's School of Health and Human Services and promoting their academic and athletic growth and participation.

The same is not limited to his alma mater, rather, Dan has been a great spokesperson for promoting football and other sports and helping aspiring players and athletes excel. The couple also runs a charitable foundation called Quinn's Corps which was started in 2005 to support members of the U.S. military, and their families, both at home and abroad.

What awards has Dan Quinn won?

Dan was co-awarded the highly-regarded Bobby Richards Award in 1993 along with being a four-year starter by his university and was inducted into the university's Hall of Fame in 2005. Professionally, Dan has been awarded the NFL Honors: Salute to Service Award in 2016 and the NFL Assistant Coach of the Year Award in 2021.

Other Interesting Dan Quinn Facts And Trivia

  • Since Dan was born on September 11, his zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • Dan Quinn has been the play-caller of the Seattle Seahawks Legion of Boom.
  • The Cowboys' players call Dan their cool granddad and love how comfortable he makes them.

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