Hall of Fame: Chris Calaycay, Coach

Touchdown Europe Hall of Fame, or, TDEU Approved, features some of the best coaches and players (domestic and import) across Europe. A place where coaches and players are highlighted for their work on and off the field.

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Raiffeisen Vikings American Football Club

Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator 
  • 2006 - Present: Head Coach (Co-Head Coach 2006-07)/Defensive Coordinator
    1. Euro Bowl Champions 2006, 2007, 2013 - Euro Bowl Finalist 2008, 2010 
    2. Austrian Champions 2007, 2009. 2012, 2013 - Austrian Bowl Finalist 2006, 2011
    3. Head Coach Win/Loss Overall Record - 85-24 (.780) 
  • 2004 -2005: Defensive Coordinator 
    1. 2004. 2005 Euro Bowl Champions 
    2. 2005 Austrian Champions 

- Nachwuchs (Youth Program) Football Coaches Mentor, QB Developmental Coach. HC over the past 10 seasons in various Youth Programs. 
- First European Club to win the Euro Bowl with a Notional QB (non paid American import) 

Austrian National Team 

2006 - Present: Defensive Coordinator -15 Games as DC • Scoring = 154 points allowed 10.2/ Game 
2012 World Championship 7th Place • Allowed 94 pts in World Championship vs Canada. Japan, France and Australia 
2010 European Championship 3rd Place • Allowed 27 ptls in the European Championship vs. Germany, Finland, and Sweden 
2008 8-EM Champions • Allowed a total 3 pts in the Tourney vs. Italy, Spain, Denmark 
2007 C-EM Champions • Allowed o total of 10 Pts in the Tourney vs. Serbia, Switzerland and Norway 

University of California, Berkeley 

2002-2003: Defensive Graduate Assistant 
2002 -2003 Defensive GA, DL Assistant, Special Teams Assistant • Insight Bowl Champions (51-49 vs Virginia Tech) 

Willamette University 

2000-2001: Defensive Line Coach / Special Teams Coordinator