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Marty Schottenheimer, former Chargers coach, dead at 77


Last updated 2/9/2021 at 10:36am

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Marty Schottenheimer, who during a 21-year NFL head coaching career led the then-San Diego Chargers for five seasons from 2002-06, has died at the age of 77.

A statement released by his family said Schottenheimer died Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his family at his side. He had been battling

Alzheimer's disease since 2014.

"Marty was a tremendous leader of men and a man of great principle -- the love and admiration his former players have for him to this day speak

volumes,'' Chargers owner and chairman of the board Dean Spanos said. "You couldn't outwork him....

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