The Saskatchewan Roughriders have given Head Coach/GM Chris Jones a new contract extension that’ll keep him with the club through the 2020 season
Saskatchewan Roughriders President & CEO Craig Reynolds made the announcement this morning (Tues).
“We are pleased that we have reached an extension with Chris,” stated Reynolds. “Under Chris’s guidance, the team has improved year over year and developed into one of the league’s top rosters. We are excited for what’s ahead for our football team.”
Originally hired on December 7, 2015, Chris Jones will enter his fourth season with the Riders and Last year, the Green and White finished with the CFL’s second best record at 12-6 and hosted the West Semi-Final.
Jones was also named the 2018 CFL Coach of the Year.
Additionally, the club announced that Assistant Vice-President of Football Operations and Administration Jeremy O’Day has signed an extension through 2020. O’Day originally joined the club’s front office in 2011 after playing 12 seasons on the Riders’ offensive line. O’Day will be entering his 21st consecutive season with the Riders.
The Riders have added Paul Jones as Assistant General Manager. Jones spent the last 21 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos where he was known as one of the CFL’s most respected scouts. Jones signed a two-year contract, keeping him with the club for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
Riders’ Director of Football Administration, Mike Davis and Football Operations Coordinator, Jordan Greenly will both return to round out the front office.
(Riders Press Release)