When Sean McVay was announced as the Los Angeles Rams’ head coach, he became the youngest in the modern history of the National Football League to take up the position. Prior to his new position, he was famous for being the coordinator of the Washington Redskins. His active performance in his first coaching year earned him the AP NFL Coach of the Year award. He also became NFL’s youngest person ever to win the award. Sean McVay was able to prove to his new football team that he was capable of handling the pressure and responsibility that comes with being a head coach even as the youngest in the field.
Sean McVay – Biography, Age
Sean McVay is an American by nationality. He was born on January 24, 1986, in Dayton, Ohio as the son of a former football defensive back, Tim McVay, and his wife Cindy. McVay grew up with his family in Ohio before they moved to Georgia where he had his education. He attended Marist School in Brookhaven, Georgia where he began his football career with the War Eagles football team. At the high school, he played in the defensive and quarterback position and made a name as the school’s first player to make a thousand rushing yards with passing in consecutive seasons. He completed his high school career with 2,600 rushing yards and 40 rushing touchdowns.
Sean joined the Oxford-based Miami University, after his high school career. Playing his college football with the RedHawks from 2004 to 2007, the youngster occupied the post of a wide receiver. He left college in 2007 with a Scholar-Athlete Award after recording 39 receptions for 312 yards.
His Coaching Career
McVay did not become a coach by proxy, instead, his hard work and knowledge of the nitty gritty of the American football brought him the job. He began his coaching career in 2008 after coach Jon Gruden appointed him to serve as an assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver. The following year, he was made the coach for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League. His high professionalism moved him further as he was hired by the Washington Redskins in 2010 to serve as its tight end coach in the 2013 season, under the Buccaneers’ head coach Mike Shanahan. By the month of January 2014, McVay was already on his way to becoming the offensive coordinator. He was officially promoted to that position by Jay Gruden on 14 January 2014. Under his coaching skills, the Washington Redskins upgraded their ranking in the NFL. The Redskins ranked 12th in pass offense and by 2016, the team ranked 11th in points and 3rd overall in total yards.
Sean became the Los Angeles Rams twenty-eight head coach after he was hired by the football franchise on January 12, 2017. Sean McVay was 30 years of age at the time he joined the Rams, surpassing Lane Kiffin as the youngest NFL coach. Still serving as the head coach for the Los Angeles Rams, McVay has led his professional team into several football wins. His efforts have earned him the AP NFL Coach of the Year (2017) and the NFC Champion (2018).
Salary, Net Worth
As the head coach of a professional football team, there is no doubt that he is enjoying a fat pay as salary from his employer. The young talented coach receives about $1.2 million as salary annually and his net worth is placed around $7 million.
Who Is His Wife Or Girlfriend?
The young coach for the Los Angeles Rams is not yet married but he is not single as well. He is known for his relationship with Veronika Khomyn, his Ukrainian girlfriend. The two who are now a couple met when McVay was serving as the assistant coach for Washington Reskins and together, they’ve been living together in their home in Los Angeles. Although Khomyn is not yet officially McVay’s wife, the two seem to be happy with each other. They even welcomed their first child, a son, in 2016.
Sean Mcvay is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) in height and weighs 84kg. There are no further details about his body measurements including biceps, waist and chest but looking at the young coach, there is no doubt that he is physically fit and maintains his body structure. His hair and eye colours are brown.