Childress had been serving because the Chiefs’ assistant head coach on the time of their announcement. He is stated to be shut with new Bears head coach Matt Nagy, whom Childress labored with in Kansas Metropolis from 2013-17.
Childress, sixty one, brings over 30 years of teaching expertise to the Bears, most prominently serving as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings from 2006-10. He was fired after Week eleven of the 2010 season following a three-7 begin that lowered his general document to 39-35 report via 5 seasons.
Childress’ profession has included offensive coordinator roles for the Cleveland Browns (2012) and Philadelphia Eagles (2002-05). He was co-offensive coordinator for the Chiefs alongside Nagy in 2016.
Childress started his teaching profession at Illinois in 1978, serving as a graduate assistant earlier than teaching each the operating backs and large receivers for six seasons (1979-eighty four).