Friday, May 31, 2013

Guest Coaches For Riders Camp

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are pleased to welcome a group of guest coaches to the 2013 Training Camp beginning June 2nd at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.

Johnny Holland joins the Riders after spending 17 seasons coaching in the National Football League. The Texas native spent part of the 2012 season as the linebackers coach with the Oakland Raiders. He has also spent time coaching in various capacities with the Houston Texans, Detroit Lions, Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. Before getting into coaching, Holland played seven seasons with Green Bay after being selected in the 2nd round of the 1987 NFL Draft. He will work with Richie Hall and the linebackers during training camp.

Alvin Reynolds guests with the Green and White after spending four seasons as the defensive backs coach with the Atlanta Falcons. Reynolds has spent his entire 27-year coaching career overseeing the defensive backfield, which includes 18 years of NFL coaching experience. Through his time the Louisiana native has also spent time with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos. He began coaching in 1982 when he joined his alma mater, Indiana State following a standout four year playing career. Reynolds will work alongside Barron Miles and Richard Kent with the defensive backs.

Steve Goldman will bring 13 years of CFL experience when he returns to Saskatchewan as a guest of the Riders. From 1980-88 Goldman had stops as an offensive assistant with the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was head coach of the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1989-1991. Goldman will spend time working with George Cortez and the offence.

Greg Davis is the offensive coordinator at Northeast Mississippi Community College after joining the team in 2012. The veteran coach has over ten years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. Prior to getting into coaching the Texas native attended 1999 training camp with the New York Giants before joining the Arena Football League’s Houston Thunder Bears. Davis will work with Doug Malone on the offensive line.

Aaron Moser is an assistant defensive coach at the University of Saskatchewan, working closely with the defensive line. He joined the coaching staff in 2007 after playing five seasons for the Huskies (1995-2000), winning the 1996 Vanier Cup. He will work with Todd Howard and the Riders defensive line.

David Jackson will be heading into his first season as special teams coordinator and defensive line coach for the Regina Thunder. Jackson previously spent two seasons with the Ottawa Gee-Gees as a defensive line and linebackers coach. The University of Regina graduate will work with Bob Dyce and Corey McDiarmid on the special teams.

1 comment:

Keith said...

Check out and their video of Kenny Chesney doing drills with the team as a receiver. He looks a bit like Dressler when running routes.