Matt Nagy

Matt Nagy
Kansas City Chiefs
Position: Offensive coordinator
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-04-24) April 24, 1978
Place of birth: Dunellen, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Manheim (PA) Central
College: Delaware
Undrafted: 2002
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
TD-INT: 374-55
Passing yards: 18,866
Passer rating: 115.11
Player stats at

Matt Nagy (born April 24, 1978) is an American football coach and former player who is the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Delaware, and subsequently was signed as a street free agent by the New York Dragons of the Arena Football League. He played quarterback for the Dragons, Carolina Cobras, Georgia Force and Columbus Destroyers of the Arena league for six seasons beginning his NFL coaching career.

Playing career

Early years

Nagy played high school football for Manheim Central High School in Pennsylvania.


Nagy played college football for the University of Delaware.

Professional career

New York Dragons

Nagy played for the New York Dragons in 2002.

Carolina Cobras

Nagy played for the Carolina Cobras in 2004.

Georgia Force

Nagy replacing injured quarterback Jim Kubiak early in the 2005 season and led the Georgia Force to ArenaBowl XIX.

Columbus Destroyers

Nagy was traded to Columbus during the 2006 offseason, and played in two seasons with the team before the AFL folded in 2009. In 2007, Nagy led the Destroyers to ArenaBowl XXI, but lost in the championship game to the San Jose SaberCats.

Career statistics

Year Comp Att Comp% Yds TD INT Rating
2008 35857662.24440748112.33
Career Statistics1671255265.51886637455115.11

Coaching career

High school

During the 2002 and 2003 high school football seasons, Nagy spent time at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania[1] as the quarterbacks coach, as well as serving as the Junior Varsity Offensive Head Coach. While at CCHS, Nagy introduced many plays from his college days at Delaware. Former Juniata College All-American Ray "Shady" Shelley served as the wide receiver coach. Shelley is currently the wide receiver coach for the Warwick (PA) Pop Warner B-Team.

Nagy was also an assistant coach at Manheim Central High School.[1]

From 20082009, Nagy was the offensive coordinator for the Palmyra Cougars of Palmyra Area High School in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles

Nagy was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 10, 2009 after an injury to backup quarterback Kevin Kolb. Nagy had been working for the Eagles as a coaching intern prior to his signing. The NFL disapproved his contract the following day. Philadelphia disclosed at a press conference that they would not pursue a re-signing of Nagy, but that he would continue to be a coaching intern for the team. He was promoted to coaches assistant on February 9, 2010.[2] He was promoted to offensive quality control coach on March 2, 2011.

Kansas City Chiefs

On January 11, 2013, Nagy became the quarterbacks coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.[3] He has served under head coach Andy Reid, under whom he previously worked as the quality control coach for the Philadelphia Eagles.


  1. 1 2 3 "Matt Nagy lands a job with the Eagles". February 8, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-15.
  2. McLane, Jeff (February 10, 2010). "Matt Nagy gets administrative job with Eagles". Archived from the original on February 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
  3. Reinhart, Jeff (January 11, 2013). "Kansas City Chiefs tab former Manheim Central standout Matt Nagy as QB coach". "The Patriot News". Retrieved 2013-01-13.
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