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Peter Hansen
Defensive Assistant/Outside Linebackers
College:
Arizona

BIOGRAPHY

Peter Hansen is in his second season as defensive assistant/quality control coach for the 49ers after being hired on February 4, 2011.

Hansen spent the previous two years as a defensive assistant on the Stanford Cardinal coaching staff, working closely with 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio in film breakdown, scouting reports and practice preparation. He had previously served as a strength and conditioning intern for the Cardinal, in 2008.
Peter Hansen is in his second season as defensive assistant/quality control coach for the 49ers after being hired on February 4, 2011.

Hansen spent the previous two years as a defensive assistant on the Stanford Cardinal coaching staff, working closely with 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio in film breakdown, scouting reports and practice preparation. He had previously served as a strength and conditioning intern for the Cardinal, in 2008.

As an assistant coach at Palo Alto High School for four seasons (2004-07), Hansen worked primarily with the Vikings tight ends and defensive ends. He also served as the team’s defensive coordinator during the 2006 and 2007 campaigns.

A two-sport athlete at the University of Arizona, Hansen majored in economics and played both football and basketball. He blocked seven field goals and point after attempts during his career, and earned second team all-conference honors as a special teams performer, in 2000. Hansen was a member of the Wildcats basketball team during the 1999-2000 and 2001-02 seasons.

Hansen played professional football for the Cannes Iron Mask in Cannes, France, in 2003, and later played professional basketball for Club Falcon in Copenhagen, Denmark, during the 2003-04 season.

A Palo Alto native, Hansen attended Palo Alto High School where he played for his father, Earl, the long-time football coach at the school.

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