Sergio joins James’ staff after years in the AFL as a defensive back. After his college years spent at Clemson, he played for six AFL teams. Oklahoma City, Arizona, Kansas City, Pittsburgh Spokane and Portland. Throughout his playing career, Gilliam has been a solid player. After his last year in 2016, his career stats were 395 tackles, 88 pass breakups, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, 35 interceptions for 1435 yards and four touchdowns.
Following his days as a player, Gilliam made the seamless transition into the coaching world. The last two seasons have been spent coaching with the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles and Massachusetts Pirates of the IFL and NAL respectively.