The Colts officially announced the hirings of two coaches on Friday — WR coach Ron Turner and assistant offensive-line coach Ron Prince — in addition to altering the titles of four others on the staff — Tom Moore, Clyde Christensen, Pete Metzelaars and Jim Bob Cooter.
Moore will hold the title of senior offensive assistant, while Christensen has been promoted from assistant head coach/wide receivers to offensive coordinator and Metzelaars from offensive quality control/assistant offensive line to offensive line coach. Cooter, who joined the Colts in 2009 as a staff assistant, has been named offensive assistant.
Turner enters his 34th year of coaching and joins the club after serving five seasons as the Bears’ offensive coordinator. He also was offensive coordinator/quarterbacks for Chicago from 1993-96.
Prince, an 18-year coaching veteran who spent 2006-08 as head coach at Kansas State, joins the Colts after spending 2009 at Virginia as special-teams coordinator. Prince also was offensive line coach and later offensive coordinator at Virginia for five seasons prior to coaching at Kansas State.
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