Coach Bio

Corey Matthaei
Assistant Quarterbacks (QBs & OL)

Biography

Corey Matthaei enters his fourth season with the Chiefs and his second as the team’s assistant quarterbacks coach in 2016. In addition to tutoring the quarterbacks, Matthaei will also assist offensive line coach Andy Heck, working with the offensive line. Before being promoted in 2015, Matthaei was an offensive quality control coach for two seasons with the team and spent five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles as a coaching assistant.

Since Matthaei's arrival in Kansas City in 2013, he has assisted Alex Smith to record three-consecutive 3,000-yard passing seasons. Smith's 63.7 completion percentage through his first three seasons with the club ranks first among Chiefs quarterbacks with at least 700 attempts. Smith set a single-game franchise record for completion percentage, completing 25 of 29 passes (86.2%) for 223 yards vs. St. Louis (10/26/14). In his first three seasons, Smith had a combined 30 wins, marking the most wins by a Chiefs QB in his first three seasons with the club.

In 2013, Matthaei assisted an offensive staff that saw the Kansas City offense improve exponentially as the season progressed.

Charles led the NFL in first downs (104), ranked second in yards from scrimmage with 1,980 and recorded the most receiving (693) yards by a running back in Chiefs history. QB Alex Smith threw only seven interceptions, ranking him first in the NFL for fewest interceptions (min. 300 attempts) and set a career record for most pass attempts in a single season (508).

Prior to his move to Kansas City, Matthaei served three seasons under Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles as the assistant to the head coach from 2010-12 after completing two seasons with the Eagles as a coaching assistant (2008-09). He spent 2006-07 as Philadelphia’s football operations assistant for training camp.

Before embarking on his NFL career, Matthaei played on the offensive line at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., (2003-06). Upon graduating, he spent one season as the offensive assistant at his alma mater.

Education: ­Willamette University (B.A. 2007). Born: Fircrest, Wash. Family: Wife - Cari; Children - Taylor, Brayden and Kacey.

Corey Matthaei enters his fourth season with the Chiefs and his second as the team’s assistant quarterbacks coach in 2016. In addition to tutoring the quarterbacks, Matthaei will also assist offensive line coach Andy Heck, working with the offensive line. Before being promoted in 2015, Matthaei was an offensive quality control coach for two seasons with the team and spent five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles as a coaching assistant.

Since Matthaei's arrival in Kansas City in 2013, he has assisted Alex Smith to record three-consecutive 3,000-yard passing seasons. Smith's 63.7 completion percentage through his first three seasons with the club ranks first among Chiefs quarterbacks with at least 700 attempts. Smith set a single-game franchise record for completion percentage, completing 25 of 29 passes (86.2%) for 223 yards vs. St. Louis (10/26/14). In his first three seasons, Smith had a combined 30 wins, marking the most wins by a Chiefs QB in his first three seasons with the club.

In 2013, Matthaei assisted an offensive staff that saw the Kansas City offense improve exponentially as the season progressed.

Charles led the NFL in first downs (104), ranked second in yards from scrimmage with 1,980 and recorded the most receiving (693) yards by a running back in Chiefs history. QB Alex Smith threw only seven interceptions, ranking him first in the NFL for fewest interceptions (min. 300 attempts) and set a career record for most pass attempts in a single season (508).

Prior to his move to Kansas City, Matthaei served three seasons under Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles as the assistant to the head coach from 2010-12 after completing two seasons with the Eagles as a coaching assistant (2008-09). He spent 2006-07 as Philadelphia’s football operations assistant for training camp.

Before embarking on his NFL career, Matthaei played on the offensive line at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., (2003-06). Upon graduating, he spent one season as the offensive assistant at his alma mater.

Education: ­Willamette University (B.A. 2007). Born: Fircrest, Wash. Family: Wife - Cari; Children - Taylor, Brayden and Kacey.