Matt Nagy Wife
Meet Stacey Nagy, the beautiful wife of Matt Nagy, the current offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs. Matt Nagy previously served as the head coach for the Chicago Bears, joining the team after the dismissal of John Fox. Before his tenure with the Bears, Coach Nagy held various coaching positions, including offensive quality control coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, offensive coordinator at Palmyra Area High School, and quarterbacks coach at Cedar Crest High and Manheim Central High.
Mrs. Stacey Nagy, formerly known as Stacey Lynn States, was born in Pennsylvania on January 30, 1976.
Stacey is one of the children born to Frederick and Sandra States. Stacey and Matt Nagy met each other in high school and started dating while they attended Manheim Central High School, where she was a senior and he was a junior. They dated for a couple of years before getting married in 2002.
Matt and Stacey Nagy have four beautiful sons; Brayden, Tate, and twins Jaxon and Jett.
Brayden is a undergrad student pursuing a degree in business management and leadership at the University of Kansas.
Tate Nagy plays basketball and football at Blue Valley West High School, where his younger siblings, Jett and Jaxon, expect to graduate in 2027.
Matt Nagy Playing Career
After going undrafted in the 2001 NFL Draft, Matt Nagy faced challenges in securing a spot in the league. Despite tryouts with multiple teams, including the New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys, and New York Jets, Nagy struggled to secure contracts. Faced with uncertainty about his NFL prospects, Nagy considered alternative paths, including teaching and exploring lower-level football leagues. Eventually, he turned to the Arena Football League (AFL) and signed a two-year contract with the New York Dragons. Nagy’s AFL debut in 2002 showcased his talent, earning him a starting position after impressive performances.
Nagy’s career in the AFL continued with stints at the Carolina Cobras and the Georgia Force. Despite facing challenges such as an ACL injury that sidelined him for a season, Nagy demonstrated resilience. He notably led the Georgia Force to the ArenaBowl XIX but narrowly lost to the Colorado Crush. Subsequent moves to the Columbus Destroyers and a memorable playoff run, including a Conference Championship win, marked significant moments in Nagy’s AFL career. His final season in 2008 saw Nagy as the player-coordinator for the struggling Columbus Destroyers before the AFL folded, concluding his playing career with over 18,000 passing yards, 374 touchdowns, and 22 rushing touchdowns in six seasons.
Matt Naggy Coaching Career
2001-2003: Early Coaching Career
- Nagy returned to Manheim Central High School as a quarterbacks coach in 2001.
- In 2002, he became the quarterbacks coach at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
- Worked as both varsity and junior varsity football team’s head coach at Cedar Crest until 2003.
2008-2012: High School and NFL Internship
- Interned with the Philadelphia Eagles during the 2008 NFL offseason.
- Joined Palmyra Area High School in 2008 as an offensive coordinator.
- Moved to the NFL in 2010, working with the Eagles as an assistant under head coach Andy Reid.
- Followed Doug Pederson’s coaching path, eventually becoming the quarterbacks coach in 2011.
2013-2017: Transition to Kansas City Chiefs
- Joined the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 as the quarterbacks coach under head coach Andy Reid.
- Promoted to co-offensive coordinator in 2016, assisting in play-calling duties.
- Briefly considered for offensive coordinator role with the New York Jets in 2017 but stayed with the Chiefs.
- Took over play-calling duties in December 2017, leading the Chiefs to a strong finish in the regular season.
2018: Head Coach of the Chicago Bears
- Hired as the head coach of the Chicago Bears in January 2018.
- Led the Bears to win the NFC North in his first season with a 12–4 record.
- Lost narrowly to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Wild Card Round.
- Nagy received Coach of the Year honors in January 2019.
2019-2021: Challenges and Changes
- Experienced offensive struggles in the 2019 season, finishing 8–8.
- Made staff changes and hirings for the 2020 season to address offensive issues.
- Bears started 5–1 in the 2020 season but faced a six-game losing streak.
- Nagy relinquished play-calling duties to Bill Lazor.
- Bears made the playoffs but were eliminated in the Wild Card round.
2022: Departure from Chicago Bears and Return to Kansas City Chiefs
- Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace were fired by the Bears on January 10, 2022.
- Returned to the Kansas City Chiefs on February 25, 2022, as a senior assistant and quarterbacks coach.
- Chiefs won Super Bowl LVII in Nagy’s first season back, marking his first Super Bowl victory.
2023: Promotion to Offensive Coordinator with the Chiefs
- Nagy was promoted to offensive coordinator on February 24, 2023, for the Kansas City Chiefs, marking his second stint in the role.