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Alex Van Pelt

Offensive Coordinator

College: Pittsburgh


Year with Browns: 3rd

Year as NFL coach: 18th

Key Notes

  • In his 27th season in the NFL and 18th as an assistant coach following nine seasons as a quarterback (1995-03).  
  • Joined the Browns in 2020 and helped the offense to some of its best numbers in generations. Cleveland's 408 points were its second-most in franchise history, while the club also finished with its second-best total in scrimmage touchdowns (48) and tied for the second-most first downs (355). The Browns finished third in the league in rushing with an average of 148.4 yards per game (the team's best since 1978). Helped RT Jack Conklin earn first team AP All-Pro honors and G Joel Bitonio and G Wyatt Teller earn second team honors. Bitonio and RB Nick Chubb were selected to the Pro Bowl. 
  • Helped the Browns lead the NFL in rushing average in 2021 with a 5.09 mark, the highest average by a Browns team since 1966. The team's 6,090 scrimmage yards were the fourth most by the club in a single season. Chubb finish second in the league in rushing yards en route to a Pro Bowl selection.