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McGrath named head coach

by Archives January 24, 2001
Gerry McGrath has been officially named head coach of Concordia’s football team for the first season of the new millenium.
McGrath, who took over for former coach Pat Sheahan who resigned last winter after 11 seasons with the Stingers, was a six-year veteran in the CFL. He was chosen at the end of last season by a committee which included player representation.
A former kicker, McGrath spent six seasons with four teams, including Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Saskatchewan. He is touted as being an offensive wizard and utilizes the passing game more than anything. McGrath has been studying the game for over 20 years and also coached at the Quebec junior and semi-professional levels.
Now 41, McGrath served as offensive co-ordinator for eight years behind Sheahan. Three of his students are now playing in the CFL, including Andr

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