Retired former Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis is set to appear in an original Spike television series called "Coaching Bad," which debuts next year.
The two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year is going to try to assist coaches with anger issues, working in tandem with anger management specialist Dr. Christian Conte, according to a news release.
The show features nine coaches who have recognized their coaching methods are over the top. They will work with Lewis and Conte in Los Angeles for re-training and re-conditioning. According to the release, the coaches' anger issues are assessed, including how they've damaged their relationships with their families and the teams they coach.
Among the guest speakers are Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano (formerly the Ravens' defensive coordinator) and former Denver Broncos linebacker Bill Romanowski.
The show is shooting in Los Angeles this summer and will debut in 2015. Spike has ordered eight one-hour episodes.
"Spike TV is thrilled to partner with one of the greatest players in NFL history in a compelling new series that will shine a light on the ever-growing issue of coaches and their anger issues," Sharon Levy, an executive vice president at Spike TV, said in a release. "Who better than Ray to bestow insight and wisdom to these coaches after his storied career as a leader on and off the field during his playing days with the University of Miami and Baltimore Ravens."
Lewis, a 13-time Pro Bowl selection who retired after the Ravens' Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers, also now works as an NFL analyst for ESPN.
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