Aaron Kromer Biography
Aaron Kromer is an American football offensive line coach and runs game coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL).
Kromer is the former offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears and previously served as the interim head coach of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints for the first six games of the 2012 season.
Aaron Kromer Education
Kromer graduated from Margaretta High School in Castalia, Ohio, in 1985 where he played football and basketball. Kromer played offensive tackle for three seasons at Miami University from 1987 to 1989.
Aaron Kromer Coaching career
In 2008, Kromer was hired by the New Orleans Saints as the running backs coach, before becoming the offensive line coach the following season. Under Kromer’s tenure as OL coach, the Saints sent five players to a combined nine Pro Bowls, and tied for the fewest sacks in the league with 96.
Under Aaron, the Saints line twice won the Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award as the best offensive line in the league (in 2009 and 2011). The Saints won Super Bowl XLIV with him.
Kromer filled in as the Saints’ interim head coach for the first six games of the 2012 NFL season as Sean Payton and Joe Vitt served their suspensions for “BountyGate”. The Saints went 2-4 during that season-opening stretch, losing each of their first four games by eight points or less.
On January 16, 2013, Aaron Kromer was announced as the new offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the Chicago Bears. Kromer joined Marc Trestman’s initial coaching staff, after working with Trestman in Oakland.
In Kromer’s first year, the Bears offense had the second-best scoring offense in the league with 445 points, behind the Denver Broncos, while finishing fifth with 4281 passing yards. The offense also broke team records in total yards (6,109), passing yards (4,450), passing touchdowns (32) and first downs (344).
On February 12, 2014, offensive line assistant Pat Meyer was named offensive line coach while Kromer, who served as offensive coordinator and line coach in 2013, remained the offensive coordinator and continued to be involved in all aspects of the offense, including the line with an increased role with the passing game.
On January 17, 2015, the Buffalo Bills reached a two-year deal with Aaron to be the team’s new offensive line coach. Aaron was later suspended for 6 games by the Buffalo Bills after punching a child in the face, throwing his fishing pole in the lake, then threatening to kill his entire family.
On January 30, 2018, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay promoted Kromer to run game coordinator, after Matt LaFleur left to become the offensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans. In order to help fill the void, Sean McVay also named tight ends coach Shane Waldron the pass game coordinator.
Aaron Kromer Age
Kromer was born on April 30, 1967 in Sandusky, Ohio, United States.
Aaron Kromer Wife
Kromer is married to Dawn Kromer and together they have a son, Zak and a daughter, Brooke.
Aaron Kromer Salary
The exact amount of money that Kromer receives has not yet been disclosed.