Tammy Reid is the loving and supportive wife of NFL coach, Andy Reid –best known for being the head coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Tammy’s husband was born Andrew Walter Reid on March 19, 1958. Prior to becoming the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013, he led the Philadelphia Eagles to five NFC Championship games as well as Super Bowl XXXIX. From 2001 to 2012, he was also the Eagles’ executive vice president of football operations, effectively making him the team’s general manager.
Before becoming a football coach, Andy, a Los Angeles native, played college football at Brigham Young University. That’s where he earned his first coaching position as a graduate assistant at Brigham Young in 1982. And also where he met Tammy. The two met, fell for each other and were subsequently married.
The former college sweethearts welcomed five children into their marriage. She is the proud mother of sons Spencer, Britt and Garrett, and daughters Drew Ann and Crosby.
The coach’s wife and mother of five has dedicated her time to charity work. Ever since her husband began working for the Eagles in 1999, he told Tammy to focus on a couple of charities where they could devote their attention. Laurel House was one of them, a comprehensive domestic violence agency.
Since then, Tammy Reid and her husband have long been involved in efforts to help domestic violence victims.
In 2007 Tamy’s sons Garrett and Britt made headlines after being arrested in separate incidents. While Garret was arrested for drug possession, Britt was held on drug and weapon offenses. They both served time in prison for drug-related offenses and completed drug rehabilitation programs.
In 2012, the couple suffered the loss of their oldest son, Garrett Reid – was found dead August 5, 2012, in his room at training camp at Lehigh University. The cause of death was said to be from a heroin overdose. At the time Garrett was working for the Eagles as an assistant to the strength and conditioning staff.
Britt is now a married man and worked as a graduate assistant for the Temple University football program. Spencer Reid played running back at Temple.
Tammy Reid is also the proud grandmother of at least five grandchildren, Maverick, Somers, Saylor, Blake, and Canyon.