Pete Carroll Biography

(Head coach, Defensive coordinator,efensive back coach)

Pete Carroll Seattle Seahawks head coach and Defensive Coordinator. He is a humanitarian and loves to guide people for their betterment. Pete is married to his wife since 1976 and has three children.

More about the relationship

Pete Carroll was married to Glena Goranson on 21st May 1976. They both attended the University of Pacific. They have two sons, Brennan Carroll and Nathan Carroll and a daughter, Jaime Carroll.

Furthermore, they have a grandchild, Dillion Brenan Carroll. Before marrying Glena he was married to Wendy Pearl from 1973-1975.

Previously, he was married to Wendy Pearl on 2nd June 1973. However, the couple divorced.

Relationship Facts of Pete Carroll

  • Pete Carroll is married to Glena Goranson {Compare Couple}.
  • Pete Carroll married on May 21, 1976.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 323 days 💑
  • He is father of Three(Brennan Carroll, Nathan Carroll, and Jaime Carroll).
  • Pete Carroll is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Pete Carroll?

Pete Carroll is an American football coach. He is the head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Now he is working in the NFL  as a head coach.

Pete Carroll: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Pete Carroll was born on the 15th of September 1951 in San Francisco, California, USA. Currently, he is 70 years old. He is an American citizen and Irish-Croatian ancestry.

His father’s name was James Edward “Jim” Carroll and his mother is Rita (née Bann), Carroll. Mr. James taught him how to coach and play. His mother has passed away and Pete says that his mum taught him to always live like “something good is about to happen.”

He has a brother, Jim Carroll whereas he does not have any sister.


He was educated at Redwood High School in Larkspur, California, and joined the college of Marti, where he played football for two years. Furthermore, he then graduated from the University of Pacific in 1973 in business administration.

When Carroll’s got an opportunity to work on Caddis as a graduate assistant he completed his master’s degree in physical science.

Pete Carroll: Professional life, Career

Pete Carroll began his first job when Carroll tried out for the Honolulu Hawaiians of the World Football League at their training camp in Riverside he found a job selling roofing materials in the Bay Area.

He started work as a graduate assistant from 1973 to 1983 in different universities. later he worked as a defensive back coach and defensive coordinator from 1984 to 1993 at different NFL clubs like Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, and many others.

During his stint as defensive coordinator, he was promoted as a Head coach in New York Jets. Furthermore, he was appointed at the Head coach at New England Patriots and USC. Now he is servings as a Head Coach at Seattle Seahawks.

Besides coaching, he is an actor too who acted in films like  Cubed (2009), Pete Carroll’s Trip to Seattle Delayed(2010) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970).


For awards and recognition, he has been awarded as coach of the year from  2003 to 2006 by various colleges, magazines and football associations. He was named as a member of the 2015 USC Athletic Hall of Fame class in July 2014.

Pete Carroll: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of $30 million and as a coach, his salary is $8 million per annum.

Pete Carroll’s Rumors, Controversy

There were rumors back in 2017 that he was retiring from his coaching career but later he dismissed the retirement on his Twitter account. Besides that, he is far from controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Pete Carroll is 5 feet 11 inches in height or 1.80m and weighs 79.4 kg. His hair is grey in color and his Eyes are also grey. Furthermore, there is no information about his weight and other body measurements.

Social Media

Pete Carroll is active on social media platforms. He has over 672k followers on Facebook, over 489k followers on Instagram, and more than 2.2 million followers on Twitter.

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