STANFORD, Calif. – Al Netter and Viane Talamaivao have been named co-offensive line coaches, as declared by Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football Troy Taylor.
“I am thrilled to have Al and Viane be part of our coaching personnel,” said Taylor. “This presents us two phenomenal offensive line coaches that have been terrific at the two establishing players and cultivating meaningful relationships within their situation teams. This combination will make our offensive line team very specific.”
Netter comes on The Farm right after a five-yr tenure at Yale, in which he served as the program’s offensive line mentor, co-offensive coordinator and assistant head coach.
In addition to his Midwest ties, having performed his collegiate profession at Northwestern and later coaching at Michigan, Netter has a distinct familiarity with the Bay Place. A native of Rohnert Park, California, Netter attended Cardinal Newman Higher College and performed sections of a few seasons for the San Francisco 49ers.
“I am incredibly excited and grateful for the chance to join Mentor Taylor’s workers,” Netter explained. “Mentor Taylor has an fantastic passion and enjoy for the video game of football and the progress of his university student-athletes. Stanford is so unique simply because it delivers an unmatched blend of globe-course academics and athletics. The Stanford offensive line has a specific historical past and legacy of excellence and I could not be additional enthusiastic to be a portion of this device moving forward.”
“I also would like to thank absolutely everyone at Yale, including Mentor Reno and all the remarkable student-athletes that I had the satisfaction of performing with around the past five many years. Yale will constantly hold a exclusive spot in the heart of me and my family members. I am honored to be a member of this fantastic team.”
Netter grew to become Yale’s offensive line mentor in 2018, was promoted to operate sport coordinator in 2020 and concluded his stint in New Haven as associate head mentor and co-offensive coordinator. In his to start with period, Netter served mentor Dieter Eiselen and Sterling Strother, as equally attained All-Ivy recognition. Eiselen also went on to get paid All-The usa honors for the duration of Yale’s 2019 Ivy League Championship period in advance of later on signing with the Chicago Bears. The Bulldogs also claimed the 2022 Ivy League title, with Nick Gargiulo and Kiran Amegadjie flourishing as All-Ivy options less than Netter’s tutelage.
From 2015-17, Netter served as the offensive graduate assistant mentor at Michigan, doing the job with the offensive line for the duration of a stretch in which the Wolverines won 28 games and performed in 3 bowl game titles. While in Ann Arbor, Netter was reunited with head mentor Jim Harbaugh, whom he played 3 seasons (2012-14) for on the offensive line as a member of the San Francisco 49ers. Netter’s NFL occupation also provided a stint with the Tennessee Titans.
Throughout his collegiate vocation, Netter was a four-yr starter on the offensive line from 2008-11. A two-time team captain (2009-10), 3-time All-Major Ten Honorable Point out range (2009-11) and three-time Academic All-Significant Ten honoree (2009-11), Netter began all 52 profession games for the Wildcats, where he served block for an offense which manufactured 5,417 yards of full offense in 2011.
Netter, an All-North Coastline Portion tackle at Cardinal Newman Higher Faculty in 2006, led the Cardinals to the Division 3 state title sport that calendar year, the place they fell 27-20 in overtime to Oaks Christian of Westlake Village.
Netter earned his bachelor’s diploma in economics from Northwestern in 2011 and master’s from Michigan in sports administration in 2017.
Netter and his spouse, Katie, have two little ones, Jordyn and Westley.
Talamaivao most recently served as the offensive line coach at Northern Arizona immediately after finishing the 2022 campaign as an offensive graduate assistant at Oregon.
Talamaivao’s familiarity with the Pac-12 consists of a coaching quit at his alma mater, USC. Joining the staff as a graduate assistant in 2019, Talamaivao remained in that capability for two seasons right before shifting to an offensive high quality handle analyst position in 2021.
“I am extremely grateful and fired up to be a aspect of this legendary software,” mentioned Talamaivao. “I want to thank Coach Taylor for this remarkable option to coach a position team that has extensive been revered at this university. Stanford has a very long-lasting tradition of toughness and excellence in the trenches. I am honored to have the possibility to lead to that tradition.”
For the duration of his time on the USC staff members, the Trojans completed 17-14 over-all and 15-8 in the Pac-12. Talamaivao played a crucial function in the growth of All-Pac-12 Initially Workforce offensive tackles and eventual NFL first-round draft picks Austin Jackson and Alijah-Vera Tucker, who in 2020 was named the Pac-12’s Offensive Morris Trophy recipient as the conference’s prime lineman.
A previous four-star and best-100 recruit, Talamaivao was named a Pac-12 All-Honorable Point out assortment and Freshman All-American, starting 37 games at guard for USC among 2014-17 just before splitting time with the Seattle Seahawks and Jacksonville Jaguars throughout the 2018 NFL year.
All through his collegiate occupation, Talamaivao helped guide USC to a 38-16 general report, 27-9 mark in the Pac-12 and appearances in the Rose Bowl, Cotton Bowl and Holiday Bowl (two times). As a senior, Talamaivao was honored with the team’s Trojan Motivation Award.
A native of Moreno Valley, California, Talamaivao obtained his bachelor’s degree in small business administration in 2018 and labored toward a master’s degree in conversation management from USC through his graduate assistantship.