Riders Name Coaching Staff

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are pleased to announce their coaching staff for the 2015 CFL season.

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach: JACQUES CHAPDELAINE

Offensive Line Coach: DAN DORAZIO

Receivers Coach: JASON TUCKER

Running Backs Coach: AVON COBOURNE
Defensive Coordinator: GREG QUICK

Defensive Line Coach: MIKE SINCLAIR

Defensive Backs Coach: TONY MISSICK

Linebackers Coach: TYRONE PETTAWAY
Special Teams Coordinator: BOB DYCE

Assistant Special Teams Coordinator: CORY McDIARMID

Dan Dorazio joins the Riders after spending the last 12 seasons as offensive line coach with the BC Lions. The veteran coach will be entering his 18th CFL campaign after also spending five seasons with the Calgary Stampeders beginning in 1998.


Mike Sinclair joins the Green and White for his first official season as defensive line coach after spending time with the team last year as a volunteer assistant. He spent the 2013 season as the Chicago Bears defensive line coach.   


Tony Missick comes to the Riders after spending the last four seasons as the Calgary Stampeders defensive backs coach. Prior to joining the CFL coaching ranks, Missick collected extensive coaching experience in the AFL and NCAA ranks.


Tyrone Pettaway will enter his first CFL season as he joins the Riders as linebackers coach. He spent the last two seasons in the NCAA as defensive coordinator at the N.C. Wesleyan.  


Cory McDiarmid rejoins the Riders after spending last season with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as linebackers coach. McDiarmid spent the 2013 season with the Riders as a special teams assistant.