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BREAKING NEWS: Chargers dismiss McCoy

Chargers Training Camp June 14th 2016. Chargers Park. Mandatory Photo Credit: San Diego Sports Domination

The San Diego Chargers announced that Head Coach Mike McCoy will not return in 2017.

“Mike McCoy is a man of high character, and we thank him for his dedication to the Chargers,” said Chargers President – Football Operations John Spanos.  “The decision to dismiss Mike was made in the best interests of our franchise.  Our team’s disappointing performance has not matched this team’s potential and has fallen short of the demanding standards that we seek to impose throughout our organization.  Our comprehensive search for a new head coach begins immediately.”

“I want to thank Mike for his tireless work and commitment to this organization,” said General Manager Tom Telesco.  “He instilled a culture of work ethic and togetherness that we can build on for years to come.”

McCoy served as head coach for four seasons (2013-16) and produced an overall record of 28-38 (.424%), including 1-1 during the 2013 postseason.  He inherited a team coming off a 7-9 season in 2012 and led San Diego to a 9-7 record and it’s first playoff season since 2009.  The Chargers struggled in subsequent seasons, finishing out of the playoffs with 9-7 (2014), 4-12 (2015) and 5-11 (2016) records.  San Diego has struggled against its AFC West opponents, recording a 7-17 record over the last four seasons.

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About the San Diego Chargers

The San Diego Chargers originated as the Los Angeles Chargers of the American Football League in 1960.  The team relocated to San Diego in 1961 and captured the American Football League championship in 1963.  It finished first in five of the 10 AFL seasons.  Since joining the National Football League when the two leagues merged in 1970, the Chargers have won 11 AFC West division titles, including five titles in the last 12 seasons (2004-15).  Overall, the team has played in 28 playoff games.  The Chargers were purchased by construction leader and real estate developer Alex G. Spanos in 1984 and has been under the guidance of Spanos’ eldest son Dean, the team’s current Chairman of the Board, since 1994.  That same season the team won the AFC Championship and played in Super Bowl XXIX.  All Chargers games are annually the highest-rated television programming in San Diego.  The Chargers play their home games at Qualcomm Stadium and the Spanos family, nationally renowned as one of San Diego’s and the NFL’s most philanthropic families, has invested millions of dollars in an effort to secure a new Super Bowl-quality, multi-use venue for San Diego.

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About DavidSDSU (942 Articles)
I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies. I am also the Founder and CEO of San Diego Sports Domination. I am award winning blogger and have been covering San Diego State Athletics and San Diego Sports for the past 6 years. I have blogged for FanSided 150 (Recruiting Website), FanSided's SDSU Site (Surf The Spear which is no longer online) and have written guest blogs on SDSU. I have been a guest on all San Diego Sports Radio stations ( ESPN 1700 San Diego, Mighty 1090 and Xtra Sports 1360). My articles have been linked to news websites all over the United States. I run this website in my spare time for fun. At my day job I am a Sports Social Media Editor for STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry.

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