Jeremy LaPan was named the special teams coordinator and tight ends coach at Sacramento State in January of 2019.
LaPan coached with Troy Taylor at Utah where he was a graduate assistant and analyst. In 2018, he was a full-time analyst for the Utes working with special teams. He worked closely with the team's kickers, punters, and long snappers. Most notably kicker Matt Gay (Lou Groza Award winner - 2017 and first team all-Pac-12 - 2018), Mitch Wishnowsky (2016 Ray Guy Award winner and two-time Ray Guy Award finalist 2017-2018) and Tom Hackett (two-time Ray Guy Award winner 2014-2015). .
LaPan has experience recruiting Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado for the Utes as well as recruiting specialists nationally. He also coordinated and coached the Utes annual specialists camp 2016-2018.
LaPan was part of the Utes on-field staff from 2015-2017 where he worked closely with the linebackers, and every facet of special teams, assisting Kyle Whittingham, Justin Ena, Sharrieff Shah & Jim Harding. He assisted Justin Ena coaching the team's linebackers which included a pair of all-conference players in 2015.
LaPan started his career at Utah as a coaching assistant working with the tight ends, offensive line and special teams from 2012-14.
LaPan is married to Kenzie Lynn LaPan. He played collegiately at Montana as an offensive tackle where he was part of the Griz’ Big Sky Championship team in 2011 which advanced to the FCS semifinals. The Garden Grove, Calif., native began his collegiate career at Santa Ana JC. He earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Montana in 2011 and has added a master's in applied sports psychology from Utah in 2018.