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Jon Kitna Joins the Fleet

Former Seahawks quarterback Jon Kitna is the new offensive coordinator for the San Diego Fleet, one of the teams making up the new Alliance of American Football. Kitna played with four teams during his NFL career: the Seahawks (1996-2000), Cincinnati Bengals (2001-2005), Detroit Lions (2006-2008), and the Dallas Cowboys (2009-2011, 2013). Following his retirement from the NFL, Kitna began his coaching career at his alma mater, Lincoln High School, in Tacoma, Washington, where he recorded a 24-8 record as a head coach before taking over the coaching duties at Waxahachie (Texas) High School. While at the helm for Waxahachie, Kitna posted a 20-13 ...

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Brophy Prep Welcomes Coach Kitna

Seahawks Legend Jon Kitna is becoming something of a high school coaching legend, taking on teams with losing football records and turning them into winners. Kitna's newest project is Brophy Prep in Phoenix, Arizona, where the former Seahawks quarterback is the new football coach. Kitna brings to Brophy an extensive football and coaching background. He received a Bachelor of Arts in math education from Central Washington University, where he started four years at quarterback and earned All-American honors. During his NFL career, Kitna played for the Seahawks (1997-2000), Cincinnati Bengals (2001-2005), Detroit Lions (2006-2008), and the Dallas ...

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A Banquet of Champions and Legends

It was Seahawks Legends, Tacoma style, at the Tacoma Dome recently where three alumni were inducted into the Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame. Over 1,000 people were on hand for the 2016 Banquet of Champions on Friday evening, June 24, with Lawyer Milloy (safety, 2009-2010) and Marcus Trufant (cornerback, 2003-2012) taking to the stage. Also inducted was Jon Kitna (quarterback, 1996-2000), who now coaches high school football in Texas, and was unable to attend. Doug Baldwin was the guest speaker for the evening, and he was joined by his fellow teammate, and Lakewood (near Tacoma) native, Jermaine Kearse, who was one ...

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Jon Kitna Finds a Gold Mine at His Troubled Old High School

Before he left the Dallas Cowboys to come home again, Jon Kitna had one request of the two principals who run Lincoln High School in Tacoma, WA: Give me your worst students. The other teachers told him to stop. This was last February, and it was going to be hard enough to teach three algebra classes in the middle of a semester. He was two months gone from an NFL career that went for 16 years, after all. Yes, this was his old high school, the one where he was a star quarterback in the early 1990s, but didn’t the new football coach understand what he was getting into? Didn’t he see the numbers? Didn’t he know that four of every five of the ...

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Jon Kitna Named Football Coach at Lincoln High School

Former Seahawks quarterback Jon Kitna was a three-sport athlete at Tacoma's Lincoln High School, playing football, basketball and baseball before graduating in 1991. And on January 26, 2012, he returned to his alma matar as the school's new football coach. Kitna, who retired on January 12 after a 15-year career as an NFL quarterback, including four years (1997-2000) with the Seahawks, returned to Lincoln earlier in the week as a part-time math teacher. He graduated from Central Washington University with a degree in math education. Kitna also went on to lead Central to the NAIA National Football Championship in 1995. Kitna's path to the NFL ...

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