The Green Bay Packers promoted Jerry Montgomery to defensive line/running game coordinator on March 17, 2022.
Montgomery is entering his eighth season with the Packers, having worked as defensive line coach ove the past four seasons. He came to Green Bay in 2015 as the defensive front assistant, a position he held for three seasons. Montgomery has helped with the development of DL Kenny Clark, who joined Henry Jordan (1960-61, 1963, 1966) and Dave Hanner (1953-54) as the only Packers defensive tackles to make multiple Pro Bowls (2019 and 2021). Montgomery joined the Packers after coaching at the collegiate level for 11 seasons, which included eight seasons coaching the defensive line at the University of Oklahoma (2013-14), the University of Michigan (2011-12), the University of Wyoming (2009-10) and the University of Northern Iowa (2007-08). He began his coaching career at his alma mater, the University of Iowa, as a student assistant in 2002. Montgomery continued coaching as an assistant at Iowa City West High School (2003-04) and as the defensive coordinator at North Iowa Community College (2005) while also playing for the Chicago Rush, Colorado Crush and Las Vegas Gladiators of the Arena Football League (2003-05).