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Chris Beake
Defensive Quality Control
College:
Air Force
Experience:
15
Chris Beake enters his first season with the Denver Broncos in 2013 as a defensive quality control coach. He was hired by the club on Feb. 8, 2013.

Entering his 15th season coaching in the NFL, Beake spent the last two years as an offensive assistant with the Cleveland Browns following a season in that same capacity with the San Francisco 49ers.
Chris Beake enters his first season with the Denver Broncos in 2013 as a defensive quality control coach. He was hired by the club on Feb. 8, 2013.

Entering his 15th season coaching in the NFL, Beake spent the last two years as an offensive assistant with the Cleveland Browns following a season in that same capacity with the San Francisco 49ers.

He worked with one of the youngest offenses in the NFL from 2011-12, helping develop a quarterback group that included draft choices Colt McCoy and Brandon Weeden.

Beake spent two seasons with Seattle, serving as the Seahawks' offensive quality control coach in 2008 and offensive assistant/assistant special teams coach in 2009.

From 2004-06, he coached linebackers for the Atlanta Falcons, tutoring All-Pro Keith Brooking, who earned the final two of his five career Pro Bowl selections in 2004 and 2005.

Beake started his NFL career with San Francisco in 1998 as a pro personnel assistant and spent the next five seasons with the 49ers coaching on the offensive and defensive side of the ball.

A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he played quarterback from 1990-92 and majored in civil engineering, he began his coaching career as a defensive graduate assistant for his alma mater in 1994. He served as a Civil Engineer Officer in the Air Force from 1995-98 while earning his master's degree in business administration from the University of West Florida in 1997.

Beake's father, John, was the general manager of the Denver Broncos from 1984-98, part of a 44-year career as a coach or administrator at the high school, college or pro levels. Chris and his wife, Andrea, have a son, Colin, and twin daughters, Madeline and Emile. He was born on Sept. 10, 1972, in Kansas City, Mo.

PRO BOWL PLAYERS COACHED (1): LB Keith Brooking (2004-05).
*as head coach, coordinator or primary position coach

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Denver Broncos
Quality Control - Defense    2013

Cleveland Browns
Offensive Assistant    2011-12

San Francisco 49ers
Offensive Assistant    2010

Seattle Seahawks
Offensive Assistant/Asst. Special Teams    2009
Quality Control - Offense    2008

Atlanta Falcons
Linebackers    2004-06

San Francisco 49ers
Offensive Assistant    2003
Defensive Assistant    2000-02
Quality Control - Defense    1999

U.S. Air Force Academy
Graduate Assistant (Defense)    1994

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