Stan Kwan is in his 28th season in the NFL and second as the 49ers assistant special teams coach. He joined San Francisco after four seasons (2013-16) as the assistant special teams coach with the New Orleans Saints.
Working alongside 49ers special teams coordinator Richard Hightower In 2017, the 49ers special teams units excelled. Veteran K Robbie Gould had a career year, leading the NFL with a career-high 39 made field goals and finishing third in the NFL with a career-high 145 points. Gould’s 39 made field goals are the second-most in a single-season in franchise history (K David Akers – 44 made field goals in 2011) and tied for the third-most in a single-season in NFL history. P Bradley Pinion set a career high with 41.3 net punting average and the punt coverage unit ranked second in the NFL, allowing 4.2 yards per return.