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Thursday, March 1, 2018


June Jones, Head Coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, announced the team’s full 2018 coaching staff on Thursday, including new roles for Dennis McKnight as Offensive Line Coach, Corey Grant as Assistant Offensive Coordinator and Running Backs Coach, William Fields as Defensive Backs Coach, Craig Butler as Special Teams and Defensive Assistant, and Jarryd Baines as Assistant Wide Receivers Coach and Offensive Quality Control.

2018 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Coaching Staff

June Jones - Head Coach
Orlondo Steinauer - Assistant Head Coach
Jerry Glanville - Defensive Coordinator
Dan Morrison - Quarterbacks Coach
Dennis McKnight- Offensive Line Coach
Corey Grant - Asst. Offensive Coordinator & Running Backs Coach
Dennis McPhee - Defensive Line Coach
William Fields - Defensive Backs Coach
Craig Butler - Special Teams & Defensive Assistant
Jarryd Baines -Asst. Wide Receivers Coach & Offensive Quality Control

“With a wealth of football knowledge, experience at all levels, and a nice blend of leadership and potential, we’ve assembled a very skilled and hard-working coaching staff for 2018,” said Jones. “We’re very excited to build on the foundation that was laid last season and look forward to kicking things into high gear as we prepare for training camp.”

Returning coaches from 2017 include Jones, Morrison, McKnight, Grant, McPhee, Fields, Butler and Baines. Grant and McPhee will each return for their sixth consecutive season in Hamilton, while McPhee, who had two previous stints as a coach with the Ticats prior to 2013, will enter his 16th season overall with the team. Baines is back for his third season with the Tiger-Cats, while Morrison, McKnight, Fields and Butler all enter their second season with the team.

The 2018 season also marks Steinauer’s fifth overall with the Tiger-Cats after returning to the team last Thursday following a one-year stint as the Fresno State Bulldogs’ Defensive Coordinator. Glanville enters his first season with the Tiger-Cats after being named to the coaching staff last Friday.