Football Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Bob Stoops
The winningest coach in Oklahoma history, Bob Stoops and the Sooners have become synonymous with success as he has firmly etched his indelible stamp upon college football.   FULL BIO
Associate Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator, Outside Linebackers
Mike Stoops
Mike Stoops rejoined the Oklahoma staff in 2012 after an eight-season stint as head coach at the University of Arizona.   FULL BIO
Assistant Head Coach, Director of Recruiting, Inside Receivers
Cale Gundy
Enters his third season coaching inside receivers after a successful 16-year stint as Oklahoma's running backs coach. Was also promoted to the post of assistant head coach in 2015.   FULL BIO
Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks
Lincoln Riley
One of the brightest young coaches in college football was named OU's offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach on Jan. 12, 2015.   FULL BIO
Assistant Offensive Coordinator, Offensive Line
Bill Bedenbaugh
Has established himself as one of the nation's top developers of offensive line talent since joining the Sooners in 2013.   FULL BIO
Assistant Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Backs
Kerry Cooks
Veteran defensive coach joined the Oklahoma staff on Feb. 6, 2015, after spending the previous five seasons at Notre Dame.   FULL BIO
Special Teams Coordinator, Running Backs and Fullbacks
Jay Boulware
Starting third year coaching running backs and fullbacks in 2017 and fifth as special teams coordinator.   FULL BIO
Inside Linebackers
Tim Kish
Veteran defensive coach enters his fifth campaign with the Sooners and will coach inside linebackers in 2016.   FULL BIO
Outside Receivers
Dennis Simmons
Named Oklahoma's outside receivers coach on Feb. 9, 2015, Simmons is in his third season at Oklahoma.   FULL BIO
Defensive Line
Calvin Thibodeaux
Former OU All-Big 12 defensive end Calvin Thibodeaux was announced as the program's defensive line coach on Feb. 24, 2016.   FULL BIO
Director of Sports Enhancement
Jerry Schmidt
Jerry Schmidt has worked with Oklahoma's program since 1999 as the Director of Sports Enhancement.   FULL BIO
Director of Operations
Merv Johnson
One of the most respected members of the Sooner staff, Merv Johnson joined the Oklahoma family in 1979 as an assistant football coach. Over the next 20 years, he helped the Sooners build a 150-67-5 record, win one national championship, five Big Eight titles and seven bowl games.   FULL BIO
Assistant A.D. Football Operations
Matt McMillen
Matt McMillen joined the University of Oklahoma Athletics Department staff in 1999 as the administrative coordinator for the Sooner football program. He was promoted to assistant director of athleti   FULL BIO