Craig McCord is in his 30th year on the Pacific Lutheran football coaching staff. Beginning in 2010, McCord made the change from assistant head coach back to his role as defensive coordinator, a position he held from 1996-2004.
Prior to becoming defensive coordinator, Craig was a defensive assistant coach from 1988-95 under then defensive coordinator Paul Hoseth. Craig served as an assistant to Hall of Fame coach Frosty Westering for 17 years.
Prior to graduating from PLU in 1983, Craig served as an undergraduate assistant in 1981. Craig went on to earn his master's degree from the University of Washington (1988) and while at the UW was a graduate assistant for Hall of Fame coach Don James for three seasons.
Craig coached prep football at Bellevue (1980) and Bethel (1982-84) high schools. He is single and lives in Hoodsport on Hood Canal.
Recruiting area: Thurston County; Kitsap County; Arizona; Colorado; Nevada; Northern California