The Chicago Bears have hired Jon Hoke to be their cornerbacks coach and defensive passing game coordinator.
Hoke has 41 years of coaching experience, including 18 in the NFL. He spent six seasons as the Bears defensive backs coach from 2009-14. He also has coached with the Houston Texans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and most recently the Atlanta Falcons.
Hoke replaces defensive backs coach James Rowe, who went to the University of South Florida to be the defensive passing game coordinator and safeties coach.
The Bears on Wednesday also announced the hirings of Zach Cable as an offensive quality control coach, Isaiah Harris as a strength and conditioning and player engagement coach and Pierre Ngo as an assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Cable spent four years as a Las Vegas Raiders assistant and was the outside linebackers coach at Northern Colorado last season. Harris and Ngo previously worked for the Bears. Harris was the director of player development for seven seasons and worked on the strength and conditioning staff this past season. Ngo worked for the Bears from 2015-20 before leaving for the Denver Broncos for two years.
Additionally, the Bears promoted Omar Young to assistant quarterbacks and wide receivers coach and Carla Suber to director of wellness. Young was an offensive quality control coach in 2022, one of his 14 years of coaching experience. Suber was hired as the team clinician in June 2020.
Mike Wiley Jr. was named director of mental skills and performance.