DEFENSIVE LINE COACH
Demetrious Maxie is in his first season as the defensive line coach with the Green and Gold after spending the 2016 and 2017 seasons as the club’s linebackers coach.
He had a 13-year CFL career as a defensive lineman for the Baltimore Stallions, Montreal Alouettes, Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Calgary Stampeders. He is a two-time CFL All-Star (1999, 2000) and was a member of three consecutive Grey Cup championship teams (1995-97). He retired with 291 tackles and 70 quarterback sacks in 167 career games.
He won a fourth Grey Cup championship (2008) with Calgary where he was assistant director of player personnel from 2006 to 2008.
Maxie later transitioned into coaching as a defensive line and linebackers coach at his alma mater the University of Texas El Paso in 2010 and 2011. From 2012 through 2015, Maxie was the defensive line and strength and conditioning coach at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, Arizona.
In 2013, he was a guest coach at BC Lions training camp. Maxie returned to the Green and Gold the following season as the Southwest Regional Scout.
He spent 2015 as the defensive line coach and assistant special teams coordinator at Missouri Valley College.