Doug Kay is an Arena Football League coach for the Columbus Destroyers. The Arena Football League (AFL was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. Coach (baseball|Coach (basketball|Coach (ice hockeyIn Sports a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction instruction and training of the operations The Columbus Destroyers are an Arena Football League team The Destroyers franchise was founded in Buffalo New York in 1999, and have played in Columbus In his first season at the helm, Kay guided the Destroyers to their best record in franchise history, while setting a franchise record for road wins in the process. He also guided the club to four home victories, which tied a franchise record. Kay has more than 40 years of football experience including 12 seasons in the Arena Football League. The Arena Football League (AFL was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. Overall Kay’s teams have made the postseason in 10 of his 13 AFL seasons.
His AFL experience began in 1993 as defensive coordinator of the ArenaBowl VII champion Tampa Bay Storm. A defensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on an American football team who is in charge of the defense. Arena Bowl '93 (or Arena Bowl VII) was the Arena Football League 's seventh Arena Bowl The Tampa Bay Storm are a member franchise of the Arena Football League. Four years later, Kay was once again defensive coordinator of a championship team, helping the Arizona Rattlers capture ArenaBowl XI in 1997. The Arizona Rattlers are an Arena Football League team based in Phoenix Arizona, that began play as a 1992 Expansion team. Arena Bowl XI was the Arena Football League 's eleventh Arena Bowl
Kay is guiding his third club in the AFL. He was head coach of the Charlotte Rage in 1995 and returned to Charlotte as the head coach of the Carolina Cobras in 2000 and 2001. For the coaching strategy game see NFL Head Coach. A head coach is a professional who is responsible for the overall actions of The Charlotte Rage was a team in the Arena Football League, a league which plays a scaled-down version of American football suitable for play in venues primarily designed Not to be confused with the Los Angeles Cobras, who played in the 1988 AFL season Prior to the AFL, Kay spent four seasons in the United States Football League with Boston/New Orleans Breakers and Tampa Bay Bandits. For the proposed "New USFL" see United States Football League (2010. The Portland Breakers were a professional American Football team that played in the United States Football League in The Tampa Bay Bandits was a franchise in the United States Football League and competed in all three of the seasons of that league's existence 1983, 1984
Kay’s coaching career began in 1960 at his alma mater, Western Illinois University, as the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach. Western Illinois University is a public university founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School Quarterback ( QB) is a position in American and Canadian football. A wide receiver is an offensive position in American and Canadian football In 1961, Kay took over at Deerfield (Ill.) High School and coached there through the 1966 season. Deerfield High School, or DHS, is a public four-year High school in Deerfield Illinois, a suburb of Chicago Illinois, in the United
From 1967-1969 Kay served as the defensive coordinator at Indiana State University. Indiana State University ( ISU) is a Public university that is located in Terre Haute Indiana, United States. Kay was then named the head coach of Olivet (Mich.) College in 1970. Olivet College is a private Coeducational, Liberal arts college located in Olivet, Michigan. He spent the next six seasons with Olivet before taking over as the offensive coordinator at San José State University in 1976. An offensive coordinator typically refers to the coach on a American football team who is in charge of the offense. San José State University, commonly shortened to San José State and SJSU, is the founding campus of what became the California State University system
Kay moved to UCLA in 1977 where he was an assistant coach, working mainly with the linebackers and defensive line. The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United In 1980, he took over at the University of Hawaii as the associate head coach and defensive coordinator for three seasons. The University of Hawaii, formally the University of Hawaii System and popularly known as UH, is a public co-educational college and university system that confers
A native of Chicago, Kay served in the U.S. Army for two years between 1954 and 1956. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities. He received a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Western Illinois in 1961 where he played both football and baseball. A bachelor's degree is usually an Undergraduate Academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three four or in some cases and College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, Colleges and military academies Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each
On the gridiron, he played under the tutelage of Lou Saban as a quarterback, defensive back, tight end and punter. GRIDIRON is the former name of a database load balancer from Xkoto that works with IBM 's DB2. Louis Henry Saban (born October 13, 1921) is a retired football player and coach Quarterback ( QB) is a position in American and Canadian football. In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage they The tight end ( TE) is a position in American football on the Offensive team. A punter ( P) in American or Canadian football is a Special teams player who receives the snapped ball directly from the line of scrimmage and Kay earned a master’s degree in physical education at Indiana State in 1966. Indiana State University ( ISU) is a Public university that is located in Terre Haute Indiana, United States. He and his wife Dawn have two children, Kimber and Bart.