Brian Flores: Coaching Career & Net Worth

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Brian Flores is a star American football coach currently active in the National Football League (NFL).

Flores has garnered a lot of reputation in the NFL over a long career. He has served different roles for the Patriots and the Dolphins in these years in the league. 

Likewise, he has received several awards and honors in the league over these years. 

Brian Flores
Brian Flores (Courtesy: Marca)

This article will cover some vital details about the NFL coach—ranging from his coaching career to his net worth and awards.

The article will also emphasize the recent trending news of Flores. More details are placed below. 

Let’s look at some of the quick facts about Brian Flores without further ado.

Quick Facts

Full Name Brian Francisco Flores 
Known As Brian Flores
Birth Date February 24, 1981
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York
High School Poly Prep Country Day School (New York)
College Boston College
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Age 43 years old
Father’s Name  Raul Flores (Father)
Mother’s Name  Maria Flores (Mother)
Height 6’1″ (1.87 m)
Weight Not Available
Body Type Athletic
Profession Football Coach
Team  None (As of now)
NFL Draft Not Available
Active Years 2008-present
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jennifer Maria Duncan Flores
Children 3 children – Maxwell Flores and Miles Flores (Sons), Liliana Flores (Daughter)
Net Worth $3 million – $5 million 
Social Media Not Available
Merch of NFL Football
Last Update May, 2024

Brian Flores’ Recent Trending News

Flores had been fired last week by the Miami Dolphins. It was considered a shocking decision. 

Soon enough, the Chicago Bears are looking for a new head coach. It is the perfect time for Flores to join a new job as the head coach of the Chicago Bears. 

The NFL pundits consider the former Dolphins coach an incredible coaching staff. And rumors are that he is the one who will be in the highest demand for the position at the Bears. 

Brian Flores has already interviewed for the Bears, New York Giants, and the Houston Texans. Dan Graziano, at ESPN, stated that Brian is among the early favorites for the head coach vacancy at Chicago Bears. 

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Early Life

Brian Francisco Flores, famously known as Brian Flores, was born on February 24, 1981. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

The former Dolphins coach grew up and spent much of his childhood in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. Flores was born to Raul Flores and Maria Flores, both Hondurans.

The 6’1″ coach attended the Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, New York. In 1999, he played football for Boston College as a linebacker. He continued to play football for the same until 2002. 

He was ready to be a part of the NFL, but he soon picked up an injury that prevented him from entering the NFL at the time. 

Flores has repeatedly stated that he grew up as a fan of the New York Mets and the New York Giants. 

Flores has stated that he almost became a victim of Police violence during his teenage years in Brooklyn. 

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Brian Flores: Coaching Career

Let’s glance at each of the teams in which Brian Flores has been active as a coach. 

New England Patriots

A highly regarded NFL coach, Flores started his NFL career with the New England Patriots. 

Although he became a part of their coaching staff in 2008, he was already in the Patriots’ setup from early 2004.

In 2004, he joined the team as a scouting assistant. And by 2006, he was a pro scout. He later got promoted to the coaching staff in 2008.

Brian Flores representing the Patriots
Brian Flores representing the New England Patriots (Courtesy: Miami Herald)

He served the team for a long time, from 2008 to 2018, in various coaching roles. In 2008, he was active as a special teams assistant. In the upcoming years, he served in the following positions at the Patriots:

  • Assistant Offense & Special Teams Coach [2010]
  • Defensive Assistant [2011]
  • Safeties Coach [2012-2015]
  • Linebackers Coach [2016-2018]

Flores was the safety coach for a 4-year tenure. And in his stint as a safeties coach, the New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks to win their 4th Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XLIX. 

During Flores’ final season at the New England Patriots, they won the Super Bowl title in Super Bowl LIII. 

After the victory with the Patriots, he became a part of the Miami Dolphins. He served as the head coach there from 2019 to 2021. 

Miami Dolphins

In 2019, just the next day after the Patriots won the Super Bowl title, Flores was hired by the Miami Dolphins. With this, he became the 12th head coach of the Miami Dolphins and the 4th Latino head coach in the NFL. 

In Flores’ coaching debut at the Miami Dolphins, the team lost to the Baltimore Ravens in 2019. The losing streaks continued for some time for the coach.

Brian Flores representing the Miami Dolphins
Flores representing the Miami Dolphins (Courtesy: The Phinsider)

In week two, the Dolphins lost to Flores’ former team, the New England Patriots. The worst part was that the Dolphins had blowout losses consistently. 

Flores’ coaching stint at the Miami Dolphins was winless for two months. He eventually got into winning ways. His first season at the Miami Dolphins ended with a 27-24 win over the Patriots. The win was Miami Dolphins’ only road win since 2008. 

2020 and Beyond

Brian’s second season with the Miami Dolphins was no different than his first one. His second season, too, started with back-to-back losses. 

The Dolphins’ first win of the season was against the Jacksonville Jaguars. And this was also Miami’s only win over the Jaguars since 2014. 

His coaching career at the Miami Dolphins was always hyped about the wins over his former team, the New England Patriots.

In 2020 too, the Miami Dolphins defeated the New England Patriots, eliminating the Patriots from the playoffs. This season was the first winning season of the Dolphins under Flores’ tenure and the first one since 2016. 

In 2021, Flores joined an elite list of head coaches in the Miami Dolphins’ history after the opening win to beat the Patriots multiple times in Foxboro. 

The American coach had an interesting season with the Miami Dolphins in 2021. They concluded their season with a win against the New England Patriots. 

Being a wonderful coach, Flores could change the fortunes of the Miami Dolphins. The Miami Dolphins lost seven consecutive games and later returned to win seven straight games.

The Miami Dolphins, thus, became the first team in the NFL to lose 7 consecutive games and win seven straight games in the same season. 

Under Brian Flores’ stint, the Miami Dolphins had back-to-back winning seasons. And this was the only instance since the 2002 & 2003 seasons. 

In January 2022, unfortunately, he was fired by the Miami Dolphins. Flores had two years more in his contract with the Miami Dolphins. The move was a surprise to everyone in the NFL.

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Awards & Achievements

The below mentioned are Flores’ career highlights, awards, and achievements.

  • Super Bowl Champion [4 times – XXXIX, XLIX, LI, LIII]

Is Brian Flores married? 

Flores is married to Jennifer Maria Duncan Flores, with whom he has three children. They married in 2009. And now are parents of 2 sons and a daughter.

Their sons are Maxwell Flores and Miles Flores, and their daughter is Liliana Flores. 

Some rumors suggest the couple has four children, two sons, and two daughters. However, no such information is available to the public or on the web. 

Net Worth

Reports suggest that Flores has an estimated net worth of around $3 million – $5 million. 

Over the years, most of his income came through his stint as a coach at the New England Patriots. 

His other sources of income are unknown as of now. However, his estimated payment assures him to spend heavily on luxurious deals. 

Reports also suggest that some multi-national brands endorse Flores. 

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Social Media Presence 

Flores is a star American football celeb, and he thus has a massive number of followers and fans. However, he is not found anywhere on the Internet. The star celeb is not known to have social media handles across which his fans can follow him. 

However, Brian Flores’ fans have created a fan page for interacting with each other on Instagram

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In how many teams have Brian Flores starred as a head coach?

Brian Flores starred as a head coach in just 1 NFL team, the Miami Dolphins. Although he has been active in coaching roles at different stages of his NFL career, he has been a head coach only for the Miami Dolphins. 

Which is the most recent NFL team Brian Flores coached?

Miami Dolphins is the most recent NFL team Flores coached. He was active as the head coach at the Dolphins. 

Has Brian Flores ended his coaching stint after being fired from the Dolphins?

No, reports suggest that Brian is approached by many teams in the NFL for the position of coach. He is among the top prospects the Chicago Bears are coming. 

With which NFL team has Brian Flores won the Super Bowl?

Flores won the Super Bowl with the Patriots. He is a 4 times Super Bowl-winning coach. 

What is Brian Flores’ race?

The 43 year-old football coach is Honduran, i.e., his race is Hispanic and Black. 

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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