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Tuesday, April 3, 2018


(Edmonton) - The Edmonton Eskimos announce the coaching staff for the 2018 season, once again led by Head Coach Jason Maas.

Eskimos 2018 Coaching Staff:
Jason Maas - Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Mike Benevides - Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
Mike Gibson - Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator
Jordan Maksymic - Quarterbacks/Pass Game Coordinator
Cory McDiarmid - Special Teams Coordinator
Tim Prinsen - Running Backs
DJ McCarthy - Wide Receivers
Barron Miles - Defensive Backs and Player Development
Demetrious Maxie - Defensive Line
Travis Brown - Linebackers Assistant
Dave Jackson - Special Teams Assistant
Kelly Bates - Offensive Quality Control
Rob Payne - Defensive Quality Control

Changes from last season: 
Jason Maas will serve as offensive coordinator once again in addition to his role as head coach.
Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Mike Benevides adds linebackers to his duties.
Demetrious Maxie moves from linebackers coach to defensive line coach.
Jordan Maksymic adds pass game coordinator to his duties.

New to the Eskimos coaching staff for 2018: 
DJ McMcarthy will serve as wide receivers coach.
Travis Brown will serve as the assistant linebackers coach.
Kelly Bates will serve as offensive quality control.

The Edmonton Eskimos also announce Kyle Thorne joins the Green and Gold as director of human performance.


Anonymous said...

Rob Payne? name sounds familiar... former Regina Ram?

Anonymous said...

Wow, why do they need so many coaches, no wonder there’s no money left for the players

Anonymous said...

You want to talk about lots of coaches check out the riders coach jones has more coaches than players he has twice the Eskimos have