Today per Coachingsearch.com former Hawaii assistant Tony Tuioti will join the Cleveland Browns staff as the assistant defensive line coach. The Browns will also add former Bentley University linebackers coach / strength and conditioning coordinator Rusty McKinney to the staff.
The Cleveland Browns have hired Tony Tuioti to be their assistant defensive line coach. Tuioti would be assisting Anthony Weaver to help a defensive line including Phil Taylor, Desmond Bryant, John Hughes and Billy Winn as they adapt to play in Mike Pettine’s defense.
McKinney is a native of Fairfax County, Va., McKinney played four years of football at Towson. As a senior, he served as team captain and was the recipient of the Doc Minnegan Award as the team MVP. McKinney garnered second-team All-Patriot League honors in both 2000 and 2001.
McKinney moved into college coaching in 2008, serving as a linebacker coach at Saint Anselm College. Since graduating from Towson, he has also served as an assistant speed and agility trainer, working with Olympic gold medalist Dennis Mitchell.