First-year head coach Jimbo Fisher didn't waste any time assembling a dynamic coaching staff, which includes five newcomers and a completely overhauled infrastructure. The newcomers include: Associate Head Coach Eddie Gran (special teams coordinator/running backs); Defensive Coordinator Mark Stoops (secondary); Assistant Head Coach/Defense Greg Hudson (linebackers); Recruiting Coordinator Dameyune Craig (quarterbacks) and Defensive Ends Coach D.J. Eliot. They bring a combined 80 years of coaching experience and 34 bowl appearances to the table and join returning assistants James Coley (offensive coordinator), Rick Trickett (assistant head coach/offensive line), Lawrence Dawsey (passing game coordinator/receivers) and Odell Haggins (defensive line).
Fisher also hired head strength & conditioning coach Vic Viloria, whose football-dedicated staff totals eight and includes nutritional and speed specialists. FSU has also added a dedicated mental conditioning coach to the program.