Sean Payton is the head coach of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Born on December 29, 1963 in San Mateo, California, Payton is considered one of the most successful and respected coaches in NFL history.
After a college career as a quarterback at Eastern Illinois University, Payton began his coaching career as an assistant to coaches on college teams. Subsequently, he made his NFL debut as an assistant offensive line coach for several teams, including the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants.
In 2006, Payton became the head coach of the New Orleans Saints and began transforming the team into one of the NFL's dominant powers. His innovative offensive approach and his ability to motivate and inspire his players have led the Saints to several successes, including winning Super Bowl XLIV in 2010.
In addition to his exploits on the field, Payton is also known for his social commitment. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he helped rebuild the city of New Orleans and provide support to communities affected by the disaster. His leadership both on and off the field of play has made him a highly respected figure not only in the world of sport, but also in society at large.