Former Kansas City Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer moved to hospice facility – KMBC Kansas City

STRIKE TO TYREEK HILL IN THE 4TH QUARTER, SET UP THE FIRST OF THREE TOUCHDOWNS THE CHIEFS SCORED IN THE FINAL QUARTER TO BEAT THE 49ERS. THERE IS ALSO SOME SAD NEWS WE WANT TO PASS ALONG TO CHIEFS KINGDOM TONIGHT. FORMER CHIEFS HEAD COACH MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER HAS BEEN MOVED TO A HOSPICE FACILITY. HIS FAMILY SAYS HE MOVED TO THE FACILITY NEAR HIS HOME IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA WHERE HE IS LISTED IN STABLE CONDITION FOLLOWING COMPLICATIONS FROM ALZHEIMER’S. HIS FAMILY RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING IN PART, AS A FAMILY WE ARE SURROUNDING HIM WITH LOVE AND ARE SOAKING UP THE PRAYERS AND SUPPORT FROM ALL THOSE HE IMPACTED THROUGH HIS INCREDIBLE LIFE. IN THE WAY HE TAUGHT US, WE ARE PUTTING ONE FOOT IN FRONT OF THE OTHER ONE PLAY AT A TIME. WITH THE CHIEFS, SCHOTTENHEIMER MADE AN APPEARANCE IN AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IN 1993, BUT LOST TO THE BUFFALO BI

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer moved to hospice facility

Schottenheimer – a member of the Chiefs Hall of Fame and coach in Kansas City from 1989 to 1998 – was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer has been moved into a hospice facility, according to a statement released by the Schottenheimer family to ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen.Schottenheimer – a member of the Chiefs Hall of Fame and coach in Kansas City from 1989 to 1998 – was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014. He was moved into a hospice facility near his home in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Jan. 30. The statement said he is listed in stable condition following complications from his disease. His family asked for privacy at this time.“As a family, we are surrounding him with love, and are soaking up the prayers and support from all those he impacted through his incredible life,” Pat Schottenheimer, his wife, said in the statement. “In the way he taught us all, we are putting one foot in front of the other… one play at a time.”In 10 full seasons, Schottenheimer went 101-58-1 during the regular season — good for an amazing 63% win percentage. Schottenheimer went 3-7 in another 10 playoff games, including a memorable run in 1993 that ended in the AFC championship game.Related video: Video above is from after the 2020 Super Bowl.

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer has been moved into a hospice facility, according to a statement released by the Schottenheimer family to ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen.

Schottenheimer – a member of the Chiefs Hall of Fame and coach in Kansas City from 1989 to 1998 – was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014. He was moved into a hospice facility near his home in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Jan. 30.

The statement said he is listed in stable condition following complications from his disease. His family asked for privacy at this time.

“As a family, we are surrounding him with love, and are soaking up the prayers and support from all those he impacted through his incredible life,” Pat Schottenheimer, his wife, said in the statement. “In the way he taught us all, we are putting one foot in front of the other… one play at a time.”

In 10 full seasons, Schottenheimer went 101-58-1 during the regular season — good for an amazing 63% win percentage. Schottenheimer went 3-7 in another 10 playoff games, including a memorable run in 1993 that ended in the AFC championship game.

Related video: Video above is from after the 2020 Super Bowl.