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Profile: Chris Jones

 Chris Jones
 Head Coach

Chris Jones was named the 20th head coach of the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club on Nov. 27, 2013.

He joined the Green and Gold after serving two seasons as the defensive coordinator, assistant head coach and assistant general manager of the Toronto Argonauts.

Jones began his college coaching career as a graduate assistant at Tennessee Tech University in 1995 and spent seven years in the NCAA before entering the Candian  Football League.

Jones has been to post season in each of his 12 years in the league, including seven division finals and six Grey Cup appearances with Montreal, Calgary and Toronto, winning in 2002, 2008 and 2012.


Coaching History

2014 Head Coach, Edmonton Eskimos
2012-13 Defensive Coordinator/Assistant Head Coach/Assistant General Manager, Toronto Argonauts
2010-11 Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Assistant Director of Player Personnel, Calgary Stampeders
2008-10 Defensive Coordinator, Calgary Stampeders
2003-2007 Defensive Coordinator, Montreal Alouettes
2002 Defensive Line Coach, Montreal Alouettes
1999-2001 Defensive Line and Recruiting Coordinator, Tennessee Tech (NCAA)
1998 Defensive Line Coach, University of Tennessee at Martin (NCAA)
1997 Graduate Assistant, Linebackers Coach, University of Alabama (NCAA)
1995-96 Graduate Assistant, Tennessee Tech (NCAA)
1992-1994 Defensive Line Coach, North Jackson High School (Stevenson, Alabama)