Ron Rivera was named coach of Team Rice for the 2014 Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Ron Rivera is doused with Gatorade by Charles Johnson and Cam Newton after the Carolina Panthers defeat the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 in the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ron Rivera works with a linebacker during drills at Carolina Panthers training camp in 2011.
Rivera was named NFL Coach of the Year after the Panthers' 2013 season that resulted in his first NFC South championship.
Before coming to Carolina, Rivera was an assistant coach with the San Diego Chargers, as pictured here during a playoff game in 2008.
Rivera's first win as an NFL head coach came against the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011. The Panthers topped Jacksonville 16-10.
Living up to his nickname "Riverboat Ron," Rivera arrived at the Kentucky Derby in 2016 sporting a riverboat gambler's hat.
Rivera spent his entire playing career with the Chicago Bears, winning the Super Bowl in 1985.
Rivera was an assistant coach when the Chicago Bears reached Super Bowl 41 following the 2006 season.