(Vancouver) The BC Lions Football Club announced on Thursday that defensive coordinator Mark Washington, special teams coordinator Jeff Reinebold, offensive line coach Dan Dorazio, linebackers coach Chris Tormey, defensive line coach Randy Melvin, assistant defensive backs coach Stanley Franks and running backs coach Mike Lionello will not be offered contracts for the 2019 season.
ʺOn behalf of the BC Lions Football Club, I offer my sincere thanks to each of these gentlemen for their time and dedicated service to our team,ʺ said GM Ed Hervey. ʺWe’re grateful for their hard work and we wish them the very best in the future.ʺ
The Lions also announced that offensive coordinator Jarious Jackson will return in 2019 and receivers coach Markus Howell has also agreed to terms on a contract. Additional members of the 2019 coaching staff will be announced in the days ahead. (Lions PR)