Position: Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
Previous School: Elon, 2008
Eligibility: Major: (828) 884-8000
Chris Bland is in his second season working with the defensive backs for the Tornados, and assumed the role of Co-Defensive Coordinator prior to the 2013 season.
Bland comes to Brevard from East Carolina University, where he spent three years as a defensive assistant for the Pirates. Bland help coached ECU to a Conference USA Championship in 2009.
Bland was a two-sport athlete at Elon University, playing both football and baseball for the Phoenix. He led the team in interceptions as a junior, and was named Team Captain of the football team as a senior.
He graduated from Elon with a bachelor’s degree in Leisure and Sport Management in 2008.