Phil McGeoghan | Los Angeles Chargers

Team: Los Angeles Chargers
Organization: Professional Football
Position: Wide Receivers Coach
League: National Football League
Hometown: Agawam, Massachusetts


Phil McGeoghan enters his second year with the Los Angeles Chargers as the wide receivers coach after spending 2017 with the Buffalo Bills in the same capacity.

In his lone season with the Bills, McGeoghan helped the franchise make their first playoff appearance in 18 years.

Before returning to the NFL, he spent the 2016 season as the wide receivers coach at East Carolina. McGeoghan coached senior Zay Jones to a season with 158 receptions or 1,746 yards (11.1 avg.) and eight TDs while also coaching senior Jimmy Williams (818 yards and eight TDs on 45 catches) and junior Quay Johnson (58 receptions for 563 yards and three TDs) to stellar seasons.

His first job in the NFL came with the Miami Dolphins where he spent four seasons working with their receivers. He served as the assistant wide receivers coach before being promoted to wide receivers coach in the middle of the 2015 season. One of the highlights was Jarvis Landry posting a single-season franchise record with 110 receptions in 2015.

Prior to the Dolphins, McGeoghan worked as the wide receivers coach at South Florida for three seasons. He came to USF after one year with Naval Academy Prep where he was the offensive coordinator. His first coaching job was in 2007 when he spent one season at his alma mater as the University of Maine’s wide receivers and tight ends coach.

McGeoghan played four years in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and New York Jets at various positions. He also spent a year playing in NFL Europe for the Berlin Thunder.

At Maine, McGeoghan starred as a wide receiver for the Black Bears, finishing his career fourth in career receiving yards (2,343) and fifth in receptions (161) in school history. In the classroom, he earned Academic All-America honors and was recognized as an Arthur Ashe Jr., and Dean Smith Sport Scholar. McGeoghan also served in a leadership capacity as UM’s student-athlete president.

McGeoghan is from Agawam, Mass. He earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Maine.

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