Bruce Charles Arians is a famous Coach of Football and is now currently serving at the National League of Football as a head coach. Previously, he served as the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals from year 2013 to year 2017. Bruce also got the honor of serving as a head coach of the Indianapolis Colt in 2012.
|Full Name||Bruce Charles Arians|
|Birth Date||3 Oct 1952|
|Birth Place||New Jersey, United States|
|Life & Career|
Bruce Charles Arians, most often referred to as Bruce Arians, is a famous American football coach who currently serves as the head coach of the Tampa Buccaneers. He was born in Paterson, New Jersey on October 3, 1952.
Arians attended and graduated from William Penn High School located in Pennsylvania. He also attended York Catholic High School before to enrolling at William Penn High School. Bruce continued to play football throughout his collegiate years. He attended Virginia Tech and was a member of the school’s football team.
He was the starting quarterback for Virginia Tech’s football team during his final year. In his senior year, he completed 53 of 118 throwing attempts for 952 yards and three touchdowns.
He embarked on a new job as a coach at Virginia Tech in 1975. Arians joined Mississippi State University’s wide receivers coaching staff in 1978. And he finally began his coaching career as a coach for not just universities but also NFL clubs.
Arians served as the University of Alabama’s coach from year 1981 to year 1982. And he immediately became the head coach at Temple University in 1983. He worked there from 1983 to 1988 and between stints as an NFL coach, he had roles at Mississippi State and the University of Alabama.
In 1989, he was hired as the Kansas City Chiefs’ running backs coach. It was the start of his NFL coaching career and by 1998, Bruce had established himself as a prominent figure in the NFL coaching world. He was later hired as the Indianapolis Colts quarterback coach.
Arians’ coaching strategies have been universally lauded by NFL players as a courageous mentality as he is considered to enjoy high-risk investments. Additionally, the Buccaneers’ playing style is aggressive as they made their second Super Bowl participation under coach Bruce Arians in Super Bowl.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Bruce is married to Christine and together they operate the Arians Family Foundation, a charitable organization. Arians and Christine now call Florida as their home. Additionally, they own a home on Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia. Arians and Christine are the parents of two children, Jake Arians (1978) and Kristi Arians (1980).
As noted previously, he co-founded a foundation with his wife. The charity funds and develops programmes aimed at preventing and resolving child abuse. Additionally, it provides funding for the Court Appointed Advocates programme. Bruce Arians is also an outspoken opponent of racism and bigotry.
Arians is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million. Arians earn money in a variety of ways. Apart from his pay as a coach, Arians earns a substantial amount of money via his enterprises and other organizations.
Arians was one of the highest-paid coaches in the NFL’s 2021 season, according to NBC Sports. Bruce Arians signed a four-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2019.