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Saskatchewan Roughriders Extend Contracts for Key Football Operations Staff

3 Key Points:

  • Roughriders assistant GMs Kyle Carson and Paul Jones secure two-year contract extensions.
  • Operations team sees continuity with Jordan Greenly and Dan Farthing in pivotal roles.
  • Support staff, including the head athletic therapist and equipment manager, remains consistent for the 2023 season.

Roughriders Solidify Operations Team with Extensions

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have confirmed the continuance of their football operations leadership, with assistant general managers Kyle Carson and Paul Jones agreeing to two-year extensions. The pair are integral to the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ strategic planning and talent acquisition.

Paul Jones’ Scouting Expertise a Boon for Roughriders

Paul Jones, with over 30 years in CFL scouting, remains a significant asset for the Roughriders. His expertise has been instrumental in identifying talent that aligns with the unique demands of Canadian football. Jones, who boasts five Grey Cup Championships, remains an influential figure in the recruitment and development of the team’s roster.

Kyle Carson’s Role in Player Acquisition and Scouting

Kyle Carson, a two-time Grey Cup Champion, continues his role closely coordinating with VP Jeremy O’Day and his counterpart Jones, focusing on talent evaluation across both American and Canadian fronts. His impact since 2019 has been notable in the Roughriders’ draft strategy and overall roster composition.

Operational Continuity with Director Jordan Greenly

Jordan Greenly, stepping into his seventh year with the Roughriders, remains the director of football operations. He sustains the meticulous preparation and administration of player contracts, as well as the logistics of football operations, crucial for the smooth running of the team.

Dan Farthing Returns to Enhance Strength and Conditioning

Former Roughrider receiver and honouree Dan Farthing comes back to the fold, this time undertaking the head of strength and conditioning. His extensive expertise, including a Masters in Physical Activity Studies and a previous stint as the strength and conditioning coordinator, adds significant value to the players’ health and fitness program.

Consistent Support Staff for the 2023 Football Operations

The Saskatchewan Roughriders remain steadfast in their approach by maintaining their 2023 football operations support staff. The team emphasizes consistency, ensuring team players receive high-quality support and services from experienced professionals like head athletic therapist Greg Mayer and manager of equipment Gordon Gilroy.

In the ever-evolving landscape of Canadian football, such consistency in the operations team is essential for the Roughriders as they prepare for the upcoming season, aiming for success in the CFL.

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