March 13, 2014

Choosing Chamblin: Riders extend head coach Staff

REGINA — He led the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a victory in the 101st Grey Cup, and followed that up by being named the 2013 Coach of the Year.

Today, Corey Chamblin can add a multi-year contract extension to his list of recent accomplishments.

At a press conferece in the team’s locker room at Mosaic Stadium on Thursday, the team announced that their head coach of two seasons has signed an extension that will keep him in Saskatchewan through the 2017 season.

“Corey is an integral part of what we do as a team on-field. He is a well-respected, intelligent coach that has high expectations for his players,” stated GM Brendan Taman.

“Keeping him on our sidelines was an important component for our Club moving forward.”

Chamblin has spent two seasons as Riders head coach, amassing a 19-17 regular-season record and 3-1 playoff mark, including one Grey Cup victory.