Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

Tiger-Cats hire Orlondo Steinauer as new defensive co-ordinator

Orlondo Steinauer

CFL

Orlondo Steinauer is going back to Hamilton.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats hired Steinauer as their new defensive co-ordinator Thursday. Steinauer spent four seasons with the CFL club as a defensive back (1997-2000), helping the Ticats earn their last Grey Cup title in '99.

Steinauer spent the last three seasons as a defensive backs coach with the Grey Cup-champion Toronto Argonauts. In 2011, he served as the club's interim defensive co-ordinator for 12 weeks.

Story continues below advertisement

"Orlondo is a bright and talented coach that exudes both confidence and a high level of competence, especially in developing and preparing the secondary," Kent Austin, Hamilton's vice-president of football operations, GM and head coach, said in a statement.

"His positive approach to coaching, his endearing personality and his natural leadership abilities will help create an atmosphere for players to produce and enjoy success."

Steinauer played 13 seasons in the CFL, also spending time with Ottawa (1996) and Toronto (2001-'08). He was named a league all-star five times and earned a second Grey Cup title with the Argos in '04.

Report an error
Comments

The Globe invites you to share your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful to everyone. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.

We’ve made some technical updates to our commenting software. If you are experiencing any issues posting comments, simply log out and log back in.

Discussion loading… ✨