George Cortez

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George Cortez
Date of birth (1951-02-11) February 11, 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Port Arthur, Texas
Career history
As coach
1979–1982 Rice (OLC)
19841985 Montreal Concordes (RBC)
1986 Montreal Alouettes (DLC)
1987–1989 Lamar (OLC/RBC)
19901991 Ottawa Rough Riders (STC/DLC)
19921994 Calgary Stampeders (OLC)
1995–1996 SMU (QC)
1997 Calgary Stampeders (SC)
19982001 Calgary Stampeders (OC/QC)
2002–2005 California (OC/QC)
2006 Saskatchewan Roughriders (OC)
20072009 Calgary Stampeders (OC)
20102011 Buffalo Bills (QC)
2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (HC/OC)
20132014 Saskatchewan Roughriders (OC)
2015 BC Lions (OC)
Honours 5x Grey Cup champion – (1992, 1998, 2001, 2008, 2013)

George Cortez (born February 11, 1951) is the former offensive coordinator for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.[1] He was the offensive coordinator for the Saskatchewan Roughriders previously, as well as a former head coach for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[2] His coaching career began in 1979 where he was the offensive line coach for the Rice Owls of Rice University. In terms of professional football, he has also coached in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal Alouettes/Concordes, Ottawa Rough Riders, Calgary Stampeders, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He attended Texas A&M University.

Head coaching record[edit]

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Result
HAM 2012 6 12 0 .333 3rd in East Division - - Failed to Qualify
Total 6 12 0 .333 0 Division
0 0 0 Grey Cups