The Home Team cast features Kevin James, Taylor Lautner and Rob Schneider. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Charles Kinnane and Daniel Kinnane’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Home Team follows an NFL head coach who receives a one-year suspension. When Sean Payton visits his son in Texas, he becomes the new offensive coordinator for a Pop Warner football team. Sean tries to motivate young athletes while ensuring that everyone plays a role in the squad’s success. Here’s every main player in Home Team, a comedy from Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions.
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Home Team Cast: Kevin James as Sean Payton
Character Profile: The head coach of the New Orleans Saints. He reunites with his son in Argyle, Texas after being suspended by the NFL for the “bountygate” scandal. Sean tries to uplift the spirits of young players while competing for the North Central Texas championship.
James’ Resume: Doug Heffernan in The King of Queens (1998-2007), Paul Blart in Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Eric Lamonsoff in Grown Ups (2010), Kevin Gable in Kevin Can Wait (2016-18), Kevin Gibson in The Crew (2021)
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Home Team Cast: Taylor Lautner as Troy Lambert
Character Profile: The head coach of a Pop Warner football team. He brings on Sean as an offensive coordinator. Troy tries to keep all players involved while staying competitive.
Lautner’s Resume: Jacob Black in the Twilight Movie Franchise (2008-12), Nathan in Abduction (2011), Frat Boy Andy in Grown Ups 2 (2013), Dale in Cuckoo (2014-18), Dr. Cassidy Cascade in Scream Queens (2016)
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Home Team Cast: Rob Schneider as Jamie
Character Profile: The husband of Sean’s ex-wife. He’s a naturalist who works at a health store. Jamie’s “power logs” cause several players to vomit during a football game.
Schneider’s Resume: A Former Saturday Night Live Cast Member (1990-94) — Also, Deuce Bigalow in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), Jessica in The Hot Chick (2002), Rob Hilliard in Grown Ups (2010), Komante in The Wrong Missy (2020)
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Home Team Cast: Jackie Sandler as Beth
Character Profile: Sean’s ex-wife. She is surprised that he shows up in Texas. Beth’s pleasant demeanor benefits both Sean and her new husband, Jamie.
Sandler’s Resume: Jenna in Little Nicky (2000), Martha in Hotel Transylvania (2012), President’s Assistant Jennifer in Pixels (2015), Jess in The Wrong Missy (2020), Tracy Phillips in Hubie Halloween (2020)
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Home Team Cast: Gary Valentine as Mitch Bizone
Character Profile: Troy’s assistant coach. His behavior confuses Sean. Mitch bonds with a bus driver named Gus.
Valentine’s Resume: Danny Heffernan in The King of Queens (1999-2007), Dallas in Jack and Jill (2011), Eric Voss in Here Comes the Boom (2012), Deputy Knudsen in Fargo (2014), Kyle Gable in Kevin Can Wait (2016-18)
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Home Team Cast: Lavell Crawford as Gus the Bus Driver
Character Profile: A high school bus driver. He recalls his glory days in 1986. Gus intends to set up his twin sister with Mitch.
Crawford’s Resume: Huell in Breaking Bad (2011-13), Gus Patch in The Ridiculous 6 (2015), Big Harold in American Ultra (2015), Keith in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), Farmer Dan in Hubie Halloween (2020)
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Home Team Cast: Chloe Fineman as Intern Emily
Character Profile: A New Orleans Saints intern. She believes that Sean’s request for “Juicy Fruit” might be code for something else. Emily remains with the Saints when Sean returns after a one-year suspension.
Fineman’s Resume: A Saturday Night Live Cast Member (2019-) — Also, Charlie Reeny in Search Party (2020-21), Clara in High Fidelity (2020), Sylvia Plath in Dickinson (2021), Leah Birch in Big Mouth (2021)
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The Home Team cast also includes Tait Blum (Titans, For All Mankind), Maxwell Simkins (The Sleepover, The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers), Jacob Perez (Stop the Bleeding!, The Marksman), Bryant Tardy (Logan, Queen & Slim) and Manny Magnus (Raising Dion).
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