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Billy VandeMerkt

Offensive Assistant

College: St. Joseph's College

Hometown: Riverside, Ill.

Experience: 1 year

Biography

Billy Vandemerkt begins his first season with the New York Jets after joining Robert Saleh's staff as an offensive assistant on January 21, 2021. For VandeMerkt, this position is his first in the NFL following seven years coaching in college.

Prior to joining the Jets, VandeMerkt coached quarterbacks at Lenoir-Rhyne (2020) after three seasons at Western Michigan (2017-19). He began his coaching career at his alma mater, St. Joseph's College, before moving to Southwest Minnesota State. In 2015, he was a part of the group that establish the school's first ever football program at West Florida, as the Argonauts began play in 2016.

FLIGHT PATH

New York Jets | 2021-Present

Offensive Assistant - 2021-Present

Lenoir-Rhyne University | 2020

Quarterbacks - 2020

Western Michigan | 2017-19

Offensive Graduate Assistant - 2017-19

West Florida | 2015-16

Running Backs - 2015-16

Southwest Minnesota State | 2014

Running Backs - 2014

St. Joseph's College | 2014

Student Assistant - 2014

PLAYING CAREER

St. Joseph's College (Quarterback) - 2010-13

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