Tiger-Cats 2022 Coaching Staff

Can someone help me out here - has anything changed since last year, other than Special Teams Coordinator?


Jason Phillips. THAT Jason Phillips ?

I suppose I could have actually read the article I posted.

Bradley, 41, joins the Tiger-Cats coaching staff with seven years of experience as a player in the CFL, including six with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2005-10) and one with Edmonton (2011) as a defensive back. The Knoxville, Tennessee native has recently served as defensive backs coach for Northwood University in the NCAA (2021) and the Waterloo Warriors in USPORTS (2017-19).

Phillips, 55, most recently served as the Co-Offensive Coordinator and Wide Receivers Coach at Jackson State University in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (2021) and has a lengthy coaching resumé including stints with the Houston Marshalls in the Spring Football League (1999-2000), in the NCAA with Houston (2001, 2003-06, 2008-11), Texas State (2002), Baylor (2007), Southern Methodist University (2012-14), Kansas (2016), Oregon State (2017), and Utah State (2019-20) in various roles. The native of Crowley, Louisiana was selected by the Detroit Lions in the 10th round (253rd overall) of the 1989 National Football League Draft and also spent time with the Atlanta Falcons (1991-94) as a wide receiver. He also played in the CFL with the Birmingham Barracudas (1995) and was named to the South All-Star Team before joining the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the 1996 season posting 136 receptions for 2029 yards and 16 touchdowns over two seasons.

Randy Melvin has the best head shot. He looks like a bad ass. That handle bar mustache. Superb.


Phillips, Bradley, Butler (sort of). 3 rookie coaches. Nice to see we our doing our part for cfl coaching development.

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Jason Phillips could be a very valuable addition to the staff, assuming he left Jackson State on good terms. After a very short period of time, Deion Sanders is already turning that programme into an elite football programme . . . the next "football factory". Having a direct connection to Jackson State could prove very valuable in the future in terms of identifying that next crop of players who are just not good enough to catch on in the NFL . . .

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I remember Jykine Bradley was a hard-hitting DB. I still remember that punishing hit he laid on Rob Bagg during the 2009 season. Hopefully his aggressive style rubs off on our current crop of DBs.


Jykine was also one of our infamous " I'm on a boat club" members . As a matter of fact he was front row dead center that day :grin:

This picture never gets old . Has to be one of my favourite memories as a Cat fan .

So what can I say but "WELCOME ABOARD JYKINE " :grinning: :laughing:


The Mrs and I had the pleasure of meeting Jykine Bradley at a BBQ back in 2009

Jykine Bradley

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Here's more about the 2022 staff and Craig Butler's promotion to STC to replace the departed JR .

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I hope Craig makes the most of this opportunity. He had a great mentor so hopefully a lot of schemes that worked remain and now he can put his own twist on things. A new perspective built on a solid foundation is encouraging IMO.


Ignore. This was a post put in the wrong thread.

Bradley takes part of Butler former position. Butler was Special Teams Assistant and DB Coach . Now Special Teams Coordinator and DB Assistant

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Butler not a rookie was special teams assistant since 2017 .

Bobo , you are the man ! I just saw Bradley's name and Googled the boat incident . Nov 10, 2009 — Winnipeg quarterback Michael Bishop was intercepted by Ticats ... Jamall Johnson, Jykine Bradley and Otis Floyd piled into a boat near the ..

As usual , you were miles ahead of me . Well done :+1: :+1: :+1:

Pat Lynch (the old guy)

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In my corporate world experience the shareholders easily sign off on entry level salaries.

But hes never ran STs as THE coach hence "sort of ".

As long as the HC, OC and DC are experienced the rest just need to be good football guys.

Everyone starts as a rookie in every job at some point. Start at the bottom and work your way up.
I can see Butler being a DC in a couple of seasons.


Great point. Promoting coaches from within the organization helps with continuity and usually works out well. The Stamps are a good example.

Butler will do a fine job as the successor to Reinebold.