MIKE BARTRUM ASSISTANT TIGHT ENDS COACH
Mike Bartrum, who played as a tight end and
long snapper with Philadelphia from 2000-
2006, was named the Eagles’ assistant tight
ends coach during the 2019 offseason. Most
recently, Bartrum served as the head football
coach at Meigs High School in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Bartrum signed with the Kansas City Chiefs
in 1993 as an undrafted free agent out of
Marshall University and went on to play 13
seasons in the NFL, including the final seven
as an Eagle. Predominantly a long snapper
during his NFL career, Bartrum appeared
in 188 career games (including playoffs)
and added 11 catches for 65 yards and six
touchdowns. During his career, Bartrum was
a part of 10 playoff teams, appeared in five
conference championship games, and played
in two Super Bowls. He also earned NFC Pro
Bowl honors following the 2005 season.
Bartrum originally signed with the Eagles
as a free agent in 2000 and went on to play
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in four consecutive NFC Championship
Games and Super Bowl XXXIX during his
first five seasons in Philadelphia. During
that stretch, Bartrum snapped for Eagles
Hall of Fame kicker David Akers.
After retiring from the NFL in 2007, Bartrum
returned to his hometown of Pomeroy, OH,
where he started a post-playing career as
a Meigs County commissioner. In addition
to working as a county commissioner,
Bartrum was named the head football
coach at Meigs High School in 2012.
A two-year starter and three-year letterman
at Marshall, Bartrum totaled 109 career
receptions for 1,187 yards and 10 TDs. He
earned consensus All-Southern Conference
honors as a senior when he caught 62 passes
for 680 yards and nine touchdowns, guiding
Marshall to a Division I-AA national title.
Bartrum and his wife, Jennifer, have four
children: Cody, Zach, Ty, and Taylor.
CARSON WALCH WIDE RECEIVERS COACH
Carson Walch originally joined the Eagles’
coaching staff in 2018 and was promoted to
wide receivers coach during the 2019 offseason.
During his first season with the Eagles, Walch
worked with a unit that featured veteran wide
receivers Alshon Jeffery and Nelson Agholor.
Under Walch’s direction, Jeffery recorded his
highest receiving yardage (843) and reception
totals (65) in a single season since 2014,
despite missing the first three games of the
regular season. Agholor recorded career highs
in receptions (64) and yards after the catch
(350). In 2018, Philadelphia registered the
7th-ranked passing offense (267.2) and 8thranked
team passer rating (100.7) in the NFL.
The Eagles also finished 9th in 10+ yard plays
(235) and 10th in passing yards per play (6.7).
Prior to his return to the NFL, Walch spent
two seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos
(CFL) as offensive coordinator/receivers coach
(2017) and receivers/passing game coordinator
(2016). In 2015, Walch was an offensive
consultant for the University of Minnesota.
From 2013-14, Walch served as an
offensive quality control coach with the
Chicago Bears, where he worked with
Eagles offensive coordinator and former
Bears wide receivers coach Mike Groh.
Walch also was a member of the
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) coaching staff
from 2010-12 (receivers coach, 2012;
special teams assistant, 2010-11).
Before he began coaching professional
football, Walch spent time at Winona State
University (assistant head coach/offensive
coordinator, 2007-09; wide receivers/passing
game coordinator, 2000-02), University
of St. Thomas (special teams coordinator/
running backs coach, 2006), and Dakota State
University (offensive coordinator, 2003-05).
Walch was an All-American, all-region, and allconference
running back, receiver, and return
specialist for Winona State from 1996-99. In his
final season, Walch was named a regional finalist
for the Harlon Hill Award, which is earned by
the top player in NCAA Division II football.
Walch has an undergraduate and master’s
degree in education from Winona State.