Here’s a quick look at where the Kansas State coaching staff stands as of Tuesday, January 23.

But first, a quick glance at how the Wildcats finished in 2017.

2017 Result
8-5 overall, sixth place in the Big 12 (5-4), beat UCLA in the Cactus Bowl.

Credit: ESPN

2017 Coaching Staff
Head coach: Bill Snyder
Associate head coach/special teams coordinator/DFO: Sean Snyder
Offensive coordinator/running backs/tight ends: Dana Dimel
Defensive coordinator/defensive backs: Tom Hayes
Assistant defensive coordinator/linebackers: Blake Seiler
Passing game coordinator/wide receivers: Andre Coleman
Run game coordinator/offensive line: Charlie Dickey
Defensive ends: Jon Fabris
Quarterbacks: Collin Klein
Interior defensive line: Mo Latimore

2017 Key Off-the-Field Staff
Head strength coach: Chris Dawson
Assistant DFO: Kacey Harper
Director of recruiting: Taylor Braet

(Photo by Alanoud Alanazi | Collegian Media Group)

2018 Changes
Dimel left to become the head coach at UTEP, and on Wednesday Snyder promoted Coleman to become the Wildcats’ new offensive coordinator. Dickey and Klein were given promotions as well to co-offensive coordinator roles, with Klein being named passing game coordinator.

To fill Dimel’s positional duties, former Wildcat running back Eric Hickson was hired to coach running backs and fellow alum Zach Hanson was hired to coach tight ends and assist with the offensive lines. Those hirings gave Kansas State seven assistants who played for the Wildcats — plus a head coach entering his 27th season at the school — giving Kansas State the most stable coaching staff in FBS.

Kansas State’s is also an extremely rare staff to give DFO duties to an on-the-field coach and designate an assistant defensive coordinator.

Tenth Assistant
Hanson and Hickson were hired at the same time, making either or both of them the ninth and 10th coaches on staff. Take your pick.

2018 Coaching Staff
Head coach: Bill Snyder
Associate head coach/special teams coordinator/DFO: Sean Snyder
Offensive coordinator/wide receivers: Andre Coleman
Defensive coordinator/defensive backs: Tom Hayes
Assistant defensive coordinator/linebackers: Blake Seiler
Run game coordinator/offensive line: Charlie Dickey
Passing game coordinator/quarterbacks: Collin Klein
Defensive ends: Jon Fabris
Interior defensive line: Mo Latimore
Running backs: Eric Hickson
Tight ends: Zach Hanson

2018 Key Off-the-Field Staff
Head strength coach: Chris Dawson
Assistant DFO: Kacey Harper
Director of recruiting: Taylor Braet


Disclaimer: The information provided here is current as of time of publishing. Any further changes to the staff will be posted to The Scoop.

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National columnist - Zach joined the staff in 2012...and has been attempting to improve Doug and Scott's writing ability ever since (to little avail). Outside of football season, you can find him watching the San Antonio Spurs reading Game of Thrones fan theories.