The 49ers have reached an agreement to hire former Indianapolis Colts safeties coach Roy Anderson to a coaching position in the team’s defensive backfield, a source confirmed.
Anderson joins former Cleveland Browns secondary coach Jeff Hafley with a focus on the 49ers’ secondary on Chip Kelly’s staff. The hiring of Anderson is expected to be announced Monday after he signs his contract.
Anderson, 35, spent four seasons with the Colts as the team’s safeties coach. He spent his first two sesaons with the Colts coaching 49ers safety Antoine Bethea, whom the 49ers signed as a free agent in 2014.
Anderson spent seven NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens prior to moving with Chuck Pagano to the Colts. He originally joined the Ravens in 2005 as a player personnel assistant. He moved to a spot on the Ravens’ coaching staff in 2009 as a defensive assistant. His final two seasons with the Ravens were in the position of defensive assistant/secondary coach.
The 49ers’ hiring of Anderson was first reported by FoxSports.
Position: Coach (2015 position)
Coach: Chip Kelly (Eagles/head coach)
Offensive coordinator: Curtis Modkins (Lions/run game coordinator)
Quarterbacks: Ryan Day (Eagles/quarterbacks)
Running backs: Tom Rathman (49ers/running backs)
Wide receivers: Bob Bicknell (Eagles/wide receivers)
Tight ends: Jeff Nixon (Dolphins/running backs)
Offensive line: Pat Flaherty (N.Y. Giants/offensive line)
Asst. offensive line: Eric Wolford (49ers/asst. offensive line)
Quality control: Mick Lombardi (49ers/defensive assistant)
Defensive coordinator: Jim O'Neil (Browns/defensive coordinator)
Defensive line: Jerry Azzinaro (Eagles/defensive line)
Outside linebackers: Jason Tarver (49ers/outside linebackers)
Inside linebackers: Hardy Nickerson (Buccaneers/linebackers)
Defensive backs: Jeff Hafley (Browns/secondary)
Defensive backs: Roy Anderson (Colts/safeties)
Special teams: Derius Swinton (Bears/assistant special teams)
Asst. special teams: Michael Clay (Eagles/asst. special teams)