Redskins replace tight ends coach Wes Phillips with Brian Angelichio

Posted at 12:08 AM, Jan 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-26 00:08:11-05

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (Redskins Public Relations) – The Washington Redskins announced Friday evening that they have hired Brian Angelichio as their new tight ends coach. Angelichio brings 24 years of coaching experience to Washington, including spending the last three seasons with the Packers.

Angelichio, from Ilion, N.Y., just finished his seventh year coaching in the professional ranks. He replaces Wes Phillips as Washington’s tight ends coach. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Phillips’ contract was allowed to expire. He’d served as the ‘Skins tight end coach since 2014.

Before coaching tight ends in Green Bay, Angelichio spent two years coaching tigh ends with the Cleveland Browns after starting his tenure in the NFL coaching tight ends with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Angelichio began his coaching career in 1995 as the secondary coach at SUNY-Brockport and then spent 10 seasons at Ithaca College, where he coached linebackers (1996-97), wide receivers (1998) and the offensive line (1999) before serving as offensive coordinator/offensive line coach (2000-05).

He spent five seasons at the University of Pittsburgh, serving as offensive assistant/tight ends coach for one season (2006) and tight ends coach for four seasons (2007-10) before coaching tight ends at Rutgers in 2011.

A three-year starter at outside linebacker for St. Lawrence University, Angelichio also served as team captain for their baseball team as well, later receiving a Master’s degree at Ithaca College.

Redskins tight ends coach Brian Angelichio (Photo credit: