Dresden Monarchs sign veteran NFL coach Greg Seamon as HC

The Dresden Monarchs have announced the signing of NFL veteran coach Greg Seamon as their new HC.

The 68 year old Seamon from Bright, Indiana brings an incredible coaching background to the Monarchs which includes stops with NFL and major college football programs. Seamon takes over from Paul Alexander who guided the Monarchs to a 10-2 record and a berth in the semifinals last season. They have known each other since their days working together with the Cincinnati Bengals. Alexander has had to step away due to family-related reasons.

Seamon is definitely excited to be in Dresden:

“If you’re a coach in any sport and you love that sport, you want to keep coaching. Paul Alexander, who I worked with for many years with the Cincinnati Bengals, was with the team last year and he just spoke glowingly of the experience. Then, more than six weeks ago, Jorg, Dressler and Robert Cruse were in Cincinnati to see a football game and we had lunch together with Paul. After a few calls to decide if this was a good fit for everyone I am thrilled and excited that they have offered me this opportunity.”

Most recently he served as tight ends coach for the Cleveland Browns. He was a member of the player personnel department with the Bengals from 2003 to 2016 during which time the team reached the playoffs in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. He had been the tight ends coach for the Dallas Cowboys after an impressive college coaching career which saw him serve as the offensive coordinator for the Miami University Redhawks (1999-2000), University of Cincinnati (1995-98), and Akron University (1991-94). He had been the quarterbacks coach for Navy (1987-88) following two seasons at the University of the Pacific as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach (1985-86). He spent two seasons as the offensive line coach and running backs coach at Navy after two years at Purdue first as tight ends coach (1981) and then outside linebackers coach (1982).

The amiable Seamon was first attracted to coaching after serving as an English teacher at Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He took on the role of assistant football and baseball coach and within three years he took to coaching football on a full-time basis.

The rest, as they say, is history.

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