Talk about your jump to the next level.
Green Mountain head football coach Matt Pees recently accepted a position as a defensive coach with the Tennessee Titans.
Once a Ram, Always a Ram: #RamNation would like to wish Coach Matt Pees the best as he takes a job as a defensive coach with the Tennessee Titans! Please see the following letter from AD Autumn Sereno regarding the hiring process for a new Football Coach. @JeffcoAthletics pic.twitter.com/mCt4mXOJJh— Green Mountain HS (@GMHSRams) January 30, 2018
The deal happened so quick that Matt had met with the players, packed and was on a plane to Nashville within a few days of being hired.
"It's a great opportunity for him, so we're so excited for him," Green Mountain Athletic Director Autumn Sereno said.
Matt's father, Dean Pees, was recently appointed the Defensive Coordinator for the Titans a couple days ago and his son Matt will help as a defensive assistant. Dean was previously a linebackers coach (2004-05) and defensive coordinator (2006-09) under Bill Belichick for the Patriots and most recently left the Baltimore Ravens under John Harbaugh starting in 2012 before retiring just News Years Day this year.
Matt will finally have the opportunity to work with his dad after playing under him at Kent State years ago. Matt coached the Rams for two seasons with an overall record of nine wins, 11 loses.