Freddie Kitchens initially joined the Browns as running backs/associate head coach on Jan. 24, 2018. He was promoted to offensive coordinator on Oct. 29, 2018 and named head coach on Jan. 9, 2019.
An assistant coach for 20 years on the college and professional levels prior to being named the Browns’ 17th full- time head coach, Kitchens had the opportunity to learn and coach with some of the best to coach the game of football. Kitchens was a graduate assistant at LSU in 2000 under Pro Football Hall of Fame head coach Nick Saban and later broke into the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 under head coach Bill Parcells. Kitchens was one of six assistants on that 2006 Cowboys staff who went on to become an NFL head coach (Anthony Lynn, Todd Haley, Tony Sparano, Mike Zimmer and Todd Bowles).