Omar Khan

Director of Football Administration, Pittsburgh Steelers

Omar Khan is in his 17th season in the NFL and 13th season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, having served in numerous administrative positions within the organization. 

In his current role, Khan works with the day-to-day overall management of the Football Operations Department, working closely with President Art Rooney II, General Manager Kevin Colbert and Head Coach Mike Tomlin. He is in charge of overseeing many different areas and functions of the organization, including serving as the team’s chief negotiator.

Prior to joining the Steelers, Khan worked with the New Orleans Saints for four years. In 2000, he served as Football Operations/Coaching Assistant where he supervised the overall operation of the football program and assisted the offensive coordinator in the day-to-day operations of the offense. From 1998-99, Khan served as New Orleans’ Player Personnel Assistant. His duties included assisting the pro scouts, negotiating player contracts, monitoring and strategic planning of the salary cap, football administration and government affairs, as well as serving as interim Player Programs Director during the 1998 season. In 1997, Khan was a Scouting/Player Personnel Intern, primarily working with pro scouting and contract research.

Khan joined the Saints after spending the 1996 season as an undergraduate assistant with the Tulane University football program.

Khan is involved in many activities and organizations throughout the Pittsburgh region, including being extremely active within Pittsburgh’s growing Hispanic community. In 2005, Khan was selected to attend the NFL Manager Program at Stanford University Executive Education Graduate School of Business.

Khan, a graduate of Tulane, was born in New Orleans, LA. He now resides in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.