Applications for this program are rolling, but must be received by June 01, 2019 to be considered for that year’s program
Disclaimer: Prior to starting the application please have all information ready for submittal as the application must be completed in its entirety in order to submit.
All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required
First Name:   
Last Name:   
Email Address:   
Contact Number:   
(XXX-XXX-XXXX format)
(XX format) Zip:   
(XXXXX format)
Former Player
Are you a former player?
  If Yes, Please answer the following
League Other:
Last year played
Number of years played
Please select your current coaching affiliation
Coaching Affilition
  Sports Background: *
  List and describe any employment or internship you have held as a coach, athletic trainer or athletic department administrator at
the high school, college or professional level, highlighting NFL participation: (No more than 5000 characters)
(5000 Characters limit)
  Playing Experience: *
  List and describe any sports in which you participated at the college and/or professional level, highlighting any NFL participation:
(No more than 5000 characters)
(5000 Characters limit)
  Education History: *
  Highest Level Achieved:  

  Additional Information to Submit: *
    Attach each of the following in the text box provided or send by e-mail to
  A resume that includes pertinent facts concerning: your education and employment history; your current employer and job responsibilities; professional memberships; awards/honors; civic and community activities.

(upload Word or PDF document)

  Personal Statement *
  A Personal Statement describing your reasons for applying to the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship, including what you hope to gain from the program. Please explain how your background, experiences in sports or your professional career demonstrate your qualifications for the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship and your commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion upon which this program was founded. (5000 characters or less)
(5000 Characters limit)
  Recommendation Letter
  One or more Letter(s) of Recommendation from a current or former employer, athletic director or coach or your choice. (Optional)

(upload Word or PDF document)


    Video/audio footage: (Optional)
  Please feel free to submit video footage of your coaching experience and/or describing your coaching philosophy. This video can be of you coaching a position drill, explaining football schematics, or simply explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for this diversity coaching fellowship. Submissions should be no more than five (5) minutes in length. Web links (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) are preferred.
Provide a web link

  Participation Preferences: *
  List your coaching area(s) of interest: (e.g., offense, defense, specific positional knowledge)
(500 Characters limit)
  List the top 5 NFL teams with which you would like to obtain a fellowship in order of preference:
    First Team:
    Second Team:
    Third Team:
    Fourth Team:
    Fifth Team:
    For more information: Contact the NFL office at

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