Josh Irvin is in his third season as a member of the San José State University football staff and his second as a graduate assistant. In 2017, he will be assisting the defensive coaches.
The 2014 graduate of Chapman University majored in business administration. He played the 2011 through 2013 seasons for the Panthers football team as a safety. For his final semester as an undergraduate, he was named Chapman's defensive backs coach.
The native of Woodland Hills, Calif., began his coaching career in 2008 as a defensive backs coach at Agoura (Calif.) High. The following season, he added the duties of defensive coordinator for the Chargers' junior varsity team.
Irvin is pursuing a master's degree in counselor education at San José State.