Jay Harbaugh - Developing Effective Coverage for Punt and Kick Off Unitsby Lauren's First and Goal
2021 Football Scoop Special Teams Coordinator of the Year Jay Harbaugh shares the keys, fundamentals and drills he utilizes to create his top ranked coverage teams.
Jay Harbaugh is Michigan's longest tenured assistant coach, Jay Harbaugh is in his eighth season with the Michigan Football staff in 2022. He is in his third season as the team’s Special Teams Coordinator and is in his first season working with the safeties this fall.
Harbaugh was an assistant special teams coach for four seasons (2015-19) before being named Special Teams Coordinator prior to the 2020 season. Harbaugh has had two stints coaching the tight ends (2015-16, 2021) sandwiched by a period of leading the running back group for four seasons (2017-20). He is working on the defensive side of the ball for the first time this season. Harbaugh was named the Special Teams Coordinator of the Year by FootballScoop.com in 2021.