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....