Former Mizzou defensive coordinator joins XFL St. Louis coaching staff

XFL St. Louis has announced their new coaching staff with a familiar name
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Published: Sep. 13, 2022 at 11:29 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - XFL St. Louis has announced their coaching staff for the upcoming 2023 season. Head Coach Anthony Becht has named Dave Steckel, former Missouri State University head coach, as the team’s linebacker coach.

Steckel has had nearly 40 years of coaching experience, with most of his time spent at the University of Missouri, where he was the coach for 14 years, half of which he spent as the team’s defensive coordinator. He also spent some time coaching at Missouri State University. Steckel was a two-time nominee for the Broyles Award, which is given to the Top Assistant Coach in college football.

XFL St. Louis also announced La’Roi Glover, Mark Lee, Pat Perles, Ricky Proehl, Art Valero, Eric Avila, and Sean Hollister as part of the coaching staff. All coaches are coming from years of experience across all different leagues.

The XFL will kick off its new league and season on February 18, 2023.