Category Archives: Coaching staff

Singletary gets first choice to coach offensive line

When Mike Singletary interviewed for head-coaching positions with the Falcons, Cowboys and Chargers in 2006 and ’07, he had a list of prospective assistant coaches to join his would-be staff.   Mike Solari was No. 1 on his list as offensive line coach, Singletary said.   Today, it became reality. Singletary hired Solari to replace […]

Solari named 49ers offensive line coach

Well, that didn’t take long.   Mike Solari has replaced Chris Foerster as 49ers offensive line coach, the club just announced.   Solari, 55, met today with 49ers coach Mike Singletary and was quickly hired to fill the opening that was vacated when the 49ers granted permission for Foerster to interview with the Washington Redskins. […]

Report: Foerster out as 49ers’ line coach, leaves for Redskins

Chris Foerster is out as 49ers offensive line coach, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.   New Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has hired Foerster as offensive line coach, according to the report. The 49ers confirmed this morning they granted permission for Foerster to interview with the Redskins, thus allowing him to leave the organization.

Schottenheimer gets hands-on coaching draft prospects

Kurt Schottenheimer, whom the 49ers hired Monday as special-teams coordinator, is getting a head start in preparing for the draft. He is spending this week in Orlando as defensive coordinator for the West at the East-West Shrine Game.   Obviously, he’s paying particular attention to some defenders who would be good fits on special teams […]

Singletary: Offseason moves will prove special teams is priority

Coach Mike Singletary said he understands the importance of special teams and “some of the things we’ll do this offseason will reflect that.”   Singletary today hired veteran NFL coach Kurt Schottenheimer as special-teams coordinator to replace Al Everest. Singletary said he is not concerned that Schottenheimer has not coached special teams since 1994. Kurt […]

Singletary interviews Kurt Schottenheimer for ST position

Kurt Schottenheimer, who served as an NFL defensive coordinator for five seasons with three teams, is the latest candidate to interview with 49ers coach Mike Singletary for the team’s vacant special-teams job, the team confirmed.   Singletary last week informed Al Everest that he would not be retained for the 2010 season. Schottenheimer is the […]