Saskatchewan Roughrider Head Coach/ Vice President of Football Operations Ken Miller announced today that Craig Smith has been named Director of Player Personnel and Joe Womack has been named Director of U.S. Scouting. These additions finalize the team’s football operations staff for the upcoming 2010 season.
Smith spent a total of eight seasons with the B.C. Lions in a capacity of roles within their player personnel department. He entered the CFL in 1999 when he first joined the Lions as a guest coach. Smith also spent three seasons as the director of player personnel for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 2005-2007 before returning to the Lions for the 2008 season as a scout.
Womack will now shift his focus to the scouting and recruitment of players throughout the United States as Director of U.S. Scouting. The Baton Rouge native has spent the last three seasons as the Director of Player Personnel for the Green and White and also worked as the team’s strength and conditioning coach. With his new role, Womack will be based out of the U.S. and travel throughout the country evaluating and recruiting U.S talent