December 7, 2019

Paul LaPolice named REDBLACKS Head Coach

The Ottawa REDBLACKS are excited to announce the hiring of Paul LaPolice as the second Head Coach in franchise history.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the REDBLACKS organization and RNation,” said LaPolice. “I can’t wait to get to work and start competing for championships in Ottawa.  My family is excited to make Ottawa our home and we can’t wait to see everyone out at TD Place. Let’s make our house the loudest stadium in the league!

LaPolice, who has signed a three-year deal with the REDBLACKS, comes to Ottawa from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, where he most recently helped lead the club to the 2019 Grey Cup championship as offensive coordinator. The New Hampshire native has coached in various roles with the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders, in addition the Blue Bombers where he also served as Head Coach from 2010-2012.

The club will make the news official at a press conference at TD Place on Monday, December 9th at 1:00 p.m. in the TELUS Media Centre. The press conference will be streamed live on our Facebook and Twitter.