Meet Gunnar Esiason – Former NFL Player Boomer Esiason Son With Wife Cheryl Esiason

Born as Norman Julius Esiason and professionally known by the name Boomer Esiason is an American former professional football player. The East Islip, New York-born, Boomer Esiason played as a quarterback in the National Football League. During his 14 years tenure in the NLF, he played for different franchises including Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, and Arizona Cardinals. Moreover, Boomer has spent most of his career playing for the Cincinnati Bengals. Moreover, Esiason became the second-round picked-up player by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1984 NFL Draft. During his career, he led his team to the Super Bowl appearance but ended in a close defeat. Additionally, he became the NFL Most Valuable Player in the 1988 season. During his career, he made an appearance for the First-team All-Pro and four Pro Bowl selections. In this article, we will be talking about Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason.

The 62-year-old, Boomer Esiason attended East Islip High School where he played football, basketball, and baseball. After his graduation, he made his commitment to the University of Maryland where he played football. Moreover, he received a scholarship from the university. After playing for 14 years in the top flight, he announced his retirement in December 1997. Alongside his football career, Boomer has also made his appearance in the entertainment industry. The former quarterback has appeared in 25 commercial ads. Likewise, he has also appeared in television shows and movies including, The Game Plan, Miss American 1999, Spin City, and Blue Bloods. Likewise, he appeared as a color analyst on the USA Network after ending his playing career. Boomer also serves as a color commentator for ABC’s Monday Night Football. Without further delay, here are some interesting facts about Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason.

Who Is Boomer Esiason’s Son Gunnar Esiason?

The former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, Boomer Esiason has achieved immense fame in his professional career. Apart from being a football player, he is also a devoted family guy. The NFL player exchanged his wedding vows with his beautiful wife, Cheryl Esiason. The beautiful Esiason couple tied their wedding knot in 1986. As the couple hasn’t been open about their relationship, it is unclear when and where the couple met each other for the first time. Moreover, the pair are married together for nearly four decades. Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason is the firstborn child of the former NFL player with his wife, Cheryl. Gunnar Esiason took birth in 1991. Being the firstborn child of the family member, he must have been pampered very well by his parent.

Gunnar Esiason must have been raised with immense care and love. However, Boomer Esiason’s son is not the only child of the former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback. Gunnar Esiason has a younger sister named Sydney Esiason who took birth in August 1992. Moreover, there isn’t a huge age difference between the two siblings. Thus, Gunnar and Sydney must have enjoyed their childhood growing up together. Talking about his childhood life, he suffered from a life-threatening genetic disease, Cystic Fibrosis at the age of two. He has gone through several treatments and is under cystic fibrosis medications. As of now, he is enjoying his healthy life.

Boomer Esiason’s Son Is Hockey Coach

Having been born into a sports family background, Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason must have been influenced by his father. Talking about his educational background, he completed his high school graduation in 2009. Afterward, he enrolled at Boston College and earned a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature in 2013. To pursue his further education, he attended Dartmouth College and achieved his master’s degree in Public Health in 2019. In addition to this, he also did his MBA at The Tuck School of Business. Despite being diagnosed with the complication of Cystic fibrosis, he still managed to live a healthy life.

Boomer Esiason’s son served as the head coach of varsity hockey at Friends Academy, a high school on Long Island. He also provided training for the students of the high school. Likewise, he also worked as an assistant coach of varsity football in the same academy from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, he also served as the Coach of PAL Jr. Islanders Ice Hockey. Apart from hockey, he has also worked as a consultant. Gunnar served as an external consultant in the marketing department of Nestle Health Science. Despite going through regular treatment for Cystic Fibrosis, he has managed to achieve success in his career as a hockey coach.

Gunnar Esiason Is A Board Member of the Boomer Esiason Foundation

After his son face a life-threatening genetic disease, Boomer Esiason founded the Boomer Esiason Foundation. The foundation actively works to fund research and find a cure for cystic fibrosis. Besides working as a high school hockey coach, Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason also works full-time at Boomer Esiason Foundation. Gunnar is a board member at Boomer Esiason Foundation. As per his LinkedIn profile, he is also a Director of Patient Outreach, a CF Patient Advocate, and a Board Member of the foundation located in New York.

Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason
Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason is a hockey coach. Picture Source: Pinterest.

Apart from Gunnar’s involvement at the Esiason Foundation, he also has a blog where he shares his things. He shares his everyday experiences as a cystic fibrosis patient. In addition to this, he also writes about his opinions on medical-related content and CF updates. Boomer Esiason’s son also hosts a podcast in his blog where he highlights the challenges, he faced being a CF patient. Likewise, Gunnar is also a motivational speaker and delivers a speech that motivates and aware people of cystic fibrosis.

Gunnar Esiason Already Found Love Of His Life

Boomer Esiason’s son Gunnar Esiason has already found the love of his life. He tied his engagement knot with his girlfriend, Darcy Cunningham. The beautiful couple tied their wedding knot in February 2018. According to the reports from the Valley News, Gunnar proposed to his girlfriend during ice skating on Occom Pond. In addition to this, Gunnar also shares an adorable picture on his Instagram. Furthermore, Gunnar Esiason’s soon-to-be wife, Darcy is a psychotherapist and works as a contract researcher for several trauma labs. The couple also shares three children from their relationship. We hope the beautiful couple will complete their wedding vows very soon.

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