The Cincinnati Bengals announced Thursday that they’ve promoted Dan Pitcher to quarterbacks coach, replacing Alex Van Pelt who left for the Browns’ offensive coordinator job.
“I am excited to promote Dan to quarterbacks coach,” said Bengals head coach Zac Taylor. “Dan is a rising star who has demonstrated that he has a bright future as he continues to take on more responsibility. Dan’s background as a successful college quarterback, along with his experience coaching wide receivers and helping Alex in the quarterback room will allow him to bring great value to that position.”
Pitcher, 33, played quarterback at SUNY Courtland from 2008-11 and before taking over as the WRs coach for the Red Dragons in 2012.
From there, the Colts hired Pitcher as a scouting assistant and he worked his way up to pro scout. The Bengals hired him as an assistant coach on offense in 2016 and he’s spent the past four years in Cincinnati.