Roughriders announce 2024 Football Operations staff

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have solidified their football operations for the 2024 season, led by contract extensions to assistant general managers Paul Jones and Kyle Carson.

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Jones will enter his sixth season as assistant general for the Roughriders. He spent 21 years with the Edmonton Elks and was with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1988. He also spent time with the Toronto Argonauts and the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings. Jones is a five-time Grey Cup Champion.

Carson originally joined the Roughriders as the Director of Player Personnel after the 2019 season and was promoted to Assistant General Manager in 2022. Prior to joining the Riders, Carson spent eight seasons with the Calgary Stampeders. He is a two-time Grey Cup Champion.

Director of Football Operations Jordan Greenly enters his seventh season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, after previously holding the position of Manager of Football Operations (2022) and Football Operations Coordinator (2018-2021

Former Roughrider receiver and Plaza of Honour inductee Dan Farthing rejoins the Roughriders, this time in Football Operations as the Head of Strength and Conditioning. Farthing is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Exercise Physiologist. He is a Consultant to the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan and the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan. He graduated with Greatest Distinction from the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan and was awarded the President’s Medal as the Outstanding Graduate at 2002 Fall Convocation. He spent 11 years as a receiver with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and currently sits fourth all-time in receptions (384) and eighth all-time in receiving yards (5,097). He was inducted into the Roughrider Plaza of Honour in 2009.

All other members of the 2023 Football Operations support staff remain in place, including Head Athletic Therapist Greg Mayer, Manager of Equipment Gordon Gilroy, Manager of Video and Analytics Nick Bowley and their staff.

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