Omar Khan is the Business & Football Administration Coordinator of Pittsburghâ€™s Steelers. A well respected executive he is currently being interviewed by the Seahawks for the general manager vacancy.
Khan has the title of Business and Football Administration Coordinator and handles the salary cap and negotiations for the Steelers.
Khan, 32, is the child of immigrant parents. His father was born in India and his mother in Honduras. A keen sports enthusiast from his high school days Khan earned a degree in Sports Management with a minor in Business Administration from Tulane University.
As a student, Khan worked in the Tulane football office filming practices and games and making travel arrangements. He filled a similar capacity during an internship with the New Orleans Saintswhile he was still in school. Once he graduated in 1998, he was brought on in a full-time role by the Saints. He worked his way up the ladder in New Orleans by doing anything that was asked of him.
In 2001 he was hired by the Steelers and has served as their chief contract negotiator and capologist, replacing Dan Ferens. In that role he has helped to assemble two Super Bowl winners.