|Intro||Player of American and Canadian football|
|Is|| Football player |
Canadian football player
|From|| United States of America |
|Birth|| 13 August 1975 |
, Greenwich, USA
Jonathan Himebauch (born August 13, 1975 in Greenwich, Connecticut) is a professional American football offensive line coach. As a player, he was an offensive lineman and played over parts of five years with various teams in different leagues.
He was an offensive lineman and co-captain at the University of Southern California from 1993–1998. Professionally, Himebauch was an NFL free agent Offensive Lineman with the Arizona Cardinals (1998), Kansas City Chiefs (1999). He also played for the Rhein Fire of NFL Europe (1999 and 2002) and Canadian Football League Toronto Argonauts (1999), along with the Los Angeles Xtreme of the XFL in (2001).
Himebauch’s first coaching experience as Offensive Line coach at Damien High School in LaVerne, CA (1998) and Palos Verdes Peninsula High School (1999). He then moved to the collegiate ranks as Offensive Graduate Assistant at UNLV (2000–01). He was the Offensive Line Coach at Santa Barbara City College (2002).
His first professional coaching experience was in the CFL for the Calgary Stampeders in 2003. He then returned to coach the Offensive Line for former USC and Los Angeles Rams head coach John Robinson at UNLV in 2004. Himebauch then took over as Head Coach for Harvard-Westlake School in North Hollywood, CA in 2005. Himebauch returned to the collegiate ranks to coach the Offensive Line at San Diego State University in 2006–2008. Himebauch then coached the offensive line for the Montreal Alouettes for head coach Marc Trestman through 2009–2011 where they won back-to-back Grey Cup Championships in 2009–2010. Himebauch went on to coach the offensive line at Wake Forest for Jim Grobe for the 2012–2013 seasons.
In 2014, Himebauch returned to the CFL with the Edmonton Eskimos. In 2015 he was promoted to assistant head coach and offensive line coach with the Toronto Argonauts. He eventually returned to the college ranks as the offensive line coach for Brian Polian at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2016 before rejoining Toronto a year later.
In 2019, Himebauch joined Mike Riley’s staff with the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football as offensive line coach. On May 29, 2019, Himebauch was hired as the offensive line coach for the XFL’s Tampa Bay Vipers; the hire reunited him with Trestman who had become the Vipers’ head coach.
During the offseason Himebauch works with Nike at The Opening camps as lead Offensive Line Coach for elite high school football players across the country.