The Saskatchewan Roughriders are pleased to announce that Corey Chamblin has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2013 CFL Coach of the Year award. Kent Austin of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary’s John Hufnagel have also been nominated for the Annis Stukus award.
In his second season as head coach of the Green and White, Chamblin led the Riders to an 11-7 regular season record, securing the team a home playoff date for the first time since 2010. The Riders went on to win the 101st Grey Cup 45-23 on home turf – registering the franchises fourth title.
In the league’s history there have only been five Roughrider coaches win the trophy as Coach of the Year.
The top head coach of the 2013 season will be honoured during the 53rd CFL Coach of the Year Luncheon. This year’s luncheon will take place on Wednesday, February 5 at 12:15 ET at the Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario