Jackson State head football coach Tony Hughes has named Chad Germany as the program’s offensive coordinator. Germany comes to Jackson State after serving as the co-offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator at Southern University.
Over four seasons at SU, Germany was instrumental part in the success of the Jaguars football program. In 2015 the Jaguars landed seven offensive players on the All-SWAC first and second teams.
In addition to coaching the Jaguars quarterbacks, Germany assumed play calling duties during the 2012 season and assumed play calling duties as co-offensive coordinator in 2012 where the offense averaged 26.6 points per game over the nine game span. Germany was also responsible for overseeing and constructing the Jaguars offensive game plan. As recruiting coordinator, Germany helped to initiate the Jaguars 1st Junior Day and Coaches Clinic. He also recruited Memphis TN, South Mississippi, and the Baton Rouge area.
Under Germany’s tutelage, the quarterbacks proved to be one of the most improved units on the team last year. His efforts as co-offensive coordinator in 2012 produced all-Southwestern
Athletic Conference selections Dray Joseph (QB) who led the conference in passing , and Lee Doss (WR) who was one of the top 15 producing wide receivers in NCAA FCS. His first full recruiting class at Southern led to the signing of a Rivals 4-star recruit and several 3- and 2- star recruits, earning Southern the #5 ranked HBCU recruiting class according to BoxToRow.com.
Prior to coaching at Southern, Germany served as head football coach at his alma mater, Capitol High School, in Baton Rouge, from 2005-2010 bringing the Lions from 0-10 to 12-2, and a semifinal appearance in four seasons. While at Capitol, he received several accolades, including being named a Coach of the Year and was selected as Head Coach of the U.S. Army Red StickBowl (All-Star Game). During his time there, the Capitol Lions featured one of the top offenses in the state each of his six seasons. Under his leadership as head and assistant coach, Germany helped many young men to receive scholarships to NCAA Division I schools and pursue their dreams of playing in the NFL. Germany played football four seasons at Tennessee State University, under the leadership of the late legendary Joe W. Gilliam, where he received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and psychology. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in educational leadership.
Throughout his career, Germany has also shown a willingness to expand his coaching knowledge and has participated in professional development opportunities with the New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns and the Chicago Bears.