Official: Paul LaPolice introduced as Ottawa Redblacks head coach

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The Ottawa Redblacks introduced Paul LaPolice as their new head coach on Monday.

“I can’t wait to get to work and start competing for championships in Ottawa,” LaPolice said in a statement. “My family is excited to make Ottawa our home and we can’t wait to see everyone out at TD Place.”

LaPolice, who signed a three-year deal with the Redblacks, comes to Ottawa from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, where he most recently helped lead the club to the 2019 Grey Cup championship as offensive coordinator.

The New Hampshire native has coached in various roles with the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders, in addition the Blue Bombers where he also served as Head Coach from 2010-2012.