The University of Ottawa men's football team is seeking an experienced candidate to join the Gee-Gees as Special Teams Coordinator. This position requires CIS and/or CFL experience and bilingualism is an asset. In addition, this role may require primary responsibility for coaching the defensive secondary and includes a significant role in the coordination of team recruiting. This is a full-time term contract position. Interested candidates, please contact head coach Jamie Barresi at jbarresi@uOttawa.ca. All inquiries must be submitted by email.
The uOttawa Gee-Gees men’s football program competes in the Ontario University Athletics conference and has a long tradition of excellence. uOttawa has captured the Yates Cup twice since joining the OUA in 2001 and won the Dunsmore Cup five times while competing in the Ontario-Quebec Intercollegiate Football Conference. The Gee-Gees have appeared in the Vanier Cup national championship game on five occasions, winning twice. Four uOttawa players have won the Hec Crighton trophy as Canada’s top University football player and 94 have been selected in the CFL Draft.
The University of Ottawa has supported its football team since 1881 and is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. Located in the heart of Canada’s capital, the University has more than 40,000 students and 180,000 alumni. Sports Services is a leader among Canadian universities in academic financial awards and the percentage of athletes named Academic All-Canadians. uOttawa opened Gee-Gees Field, the on-campus home of the football program, in 2013.