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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings and new head coach Mike Zimmer have filled out the team's 2014 coaching staff, which promises a new look and remade roster for the coming season.

"I am very excited about the coaching staff that we put together," Zimmer said in a written statement. "Rick Spielman and I spent a lot of time talking to numerous candidates to ensure that we found the right coaches for this organization."

Here is the complete list of staff members and their positions for 2014. Find a complete list of their biographies and histories here.

HEAD COACH

Mike Zimmer........................... Head Coach

COORDINATORS

Name Position

George Edwards..................... Defensive Coordinator

Norv Turner............................. Offensive Coordinator

Mike Priefer............................ Special Teams Coordinator

ASSISTANTS

Name Position

Robb Akey............................. Assistant Defensive Line

Jeff Davidson........................ Offensive Line

Ryan Ficken........................... Assistant Special Teams

Jonathan Gannon.................... Assistant Defensive Backs/Quality Control

Jerry Gray.............................. Defensive Backs

Jeff Howard........................... Defensive Assistant

Klint Kubiak............................ Assistant Wide Receivers/Quality Control

Andre Patterson...................... Defensive Line

Drew Petzing.......................... Coaching Assistant

Kevin Stefanski ………………….Tight Ends

George Stewart....................... Wide Receivers

Scott Turner............................ Quarterbacks

Kirby Wilson........................... Running Backs

Adam Zimmer......................... Linebackers

"Building a team that consistently wins all starts with coaching. We have an experienced and diverse staff that will work tirelessly to get the most out of our players. This offseason will be a great chance for us to work together and prepare for the upcoming season."

Noticeable is that Mike Priefer was retained by the Vikings despite serious allegations of bias and abusive behavior leveled against him by former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.


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