Coy Gibbs (born December 9, 1972) is a former NASCAR driver from Huntersville, NC. His father is NASCAR Championship Owner and Hall of Fame Head Coach Joe Gibbs of the Washington Redskins. Originally from Fayetteville, Ak., Coy currently lives in Cornelius, N.C. with his wife Heather and their two children, Son Ty and Daughter Elle.
Racing Career Edit
Gibbs made his NASCAR debut in the Craftsman Truck Series in 2000, sharing the driving duties of the #18 Chevrolet with his brother JD. In 2001, he began racing a full time schedule, posting two top-five finishes, and then finishing 10th in points the following year. In 2003, he replaced Mike McLaughlin in the NASCAR Busch Series, nailing down two top-ten finishes and was named runner-up in the Rookie of the Year honors. He retired from racing at the conclusion of the season.
Gibbs was a linebacker at Stanford University from 1991-1994. He led the team in tackles his senior season. In 2004, after his father was re-hired as the Redskins coach, he joined the team as an Offensive Quality Control assistant.