Ernie Zampese


Ernie Zampese

Ernie Zampese (March 12, 1936) is a highly respected assistant American Football coach. Forever linked to Don Coryell with whom he worked at both San Diego State and the San Diego Chargers he served as Offensive coordinator for the high productive Air Coryell offense teams the San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Rams. His son, Ken Zampese, is the current Quarterbacks coach for the Cincinnati Bengals. Zampese is an exceptional teacher of the passing game and quarterback position, with an emphasis on precision timing between the quarterback and receivers. Zampese is a mentor to San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner.

He was Offensive coordinator on the 1995 Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys

College coach

*Hancock (Calif.) J.C. 1962-65
*Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo 1966
*San Diego State 1967-1975

Pro coach

*San Diego Chargers 1976 (Defensive Backs)
*San Diego Chargers 1979-1983 (Wide Receivers/Offensive Assistant)
*San Diego Chargers 1983-1986 (Offensive Coordinator)
*Los Angeles Rams 1987-1993 (Offensive Coordinator)
*Dallas Cowboys 1994-1997 (Offensive Coordinator)
*New England Patriots 1998-1999 (Offensive Coordinator)
*Dallas Cowboys 2000-2001 (Offensive Consultant)
*St. Louis Rams 2002 (Offensive Consultant)
*Washington Redskins 2004 (Offensive Consultant)


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