Dan Quinn and his wife Stacey Quinn are philanthropists. Dan started the Quinns Corps Foundation in 2005 along with his partner Stacey.
The foundation supports and honors military families for their service. Although Dan didn’t serve in the military, he has been surrounded by friends and family who served the country.
Quinn is a former football player who played as a defensive lineman for Morristown High School and Salisbury State University (now Salisbury University).
For his exploits as a player, he was inducted into the Salisbury University athletics Hall of Fame in 2005.
The former footballer began coaching in 1994 with the William & Mary Tribe football team and joined Virginia Military Institute in 1995.
Dan had been with seven different organizations in varying capacities before joining Dallas Cowboys as their defensive coordinator in 2021. Some of the prominent teams, Quinn has been part of include the San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, and Atlanta Falcons.
While at Atlanta, he led the Falcons to the SuperBowl as their head coach.
Dan Quinn Wife Is A Philanthropist
Dan Quinn wife Stacey Quinn is the cofounder and cooperator of the Quinn foundation.
Dan and Stacey use the foundation as a platform to help others who need help.
Dan and Stacey have made their public appearances on only a few occasions and prefers to live their daily life peacefully without sharing their lifestyle on social media. Quinn has kept his personal life separate from his professional life.
The couple attended the 8th Annual NFL Honors on the 2nd of February 2019 at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. They matched the color of their outfits and looked classy in their dark suit and dress.
Dan and Stacey’s relationship history goes far back to before the early 1990s. Stacey, who has a strong belief in god and Catholicism believes in giving back to society and helping the needy.
Quinn Was The Homecoming King In High School
Quinn was a lovely young man and the homecoming king during his high school days per NFL.
The Cowboys’ defensive coordinator had a rock-solid reputation while attending Morristown High School in Morristown. He graduated in 1989 and played his collegiate career at Salisbury State University (now Salisbury University).
His old gym teacher and former football assistant coach, John Bodnarchuk, shared that Dan was a nice and quiet young man who always focused on his business and remained low-key. Thus, the football coach has always favored a low life over the spotlight.
Dan and Stacey Started Quinn’s Corps Foundation In 2004
Dan and Stacey started a foundation called Quinn’s Corps in 2005 to help veterans and military families.
Although the football coach didn’t serve in the military, he understands the importance of building a cohesive team. Quinn is also aware of how important it is to stay resilient in the face of adversity, which the armed forces get asked to do daily under far more challenging circumstances.
Dan and his wife’s foundation provides military families with free game tickets and sends special care packages to soldiers deployed overseas. He has met incredible soldiers with deep loyalty and connection to their teammates.
Quinn has many friends and families in the service, and Sports Illustrated also shared that if he weren’t engaged in coaching, he would have chosen to serve the country as well. His father-in-law, Larry Haines, was in the Navy.
Dan Is A Nominee For The 2022 USAA Salute to Service Award
Dallas Cowboys nominated Quinn for the 2022 USAA Salute to Service Award.
Dan has been a longtime supporter of service members and veterans throughout his coaching career, and his foundation honors military service members. He also won the 2016 USAA Salute to Service Award as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons.
We’re proud to recognize Dan Quinn as our 2022 #SaluteToService Award nominee for his long-time support of service members, veterans, and their families. ??⭐️
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) November 4, 2022
After joining the Cowboys, Quinn has participated in events conducted by Merging Vets and Players (MVP) that hosted workouts and mental health discussions with local veterans at the Cowboys’ facilities in Frisco.
He also served as the special guest speaker for a webinar hosted by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, “Molding a Winning Team.”
The other nominees for the award are Rob Havenstein of the Los Angeles Rams, Ryan Jensen from The Buccaneers, Jay Schroeder from the Las Vegas Raiders, and Michael Purcell from the Denver Broncos, among others.