Kent Austin brings over 30 years of playing and coaching success to Liberty Mountain where he will serve as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Austin has spent the last six seasons in the Canadian Football League, working as the head coach (2013-17), general manager (2013-15) and vice president of football operations (2013-18) for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He led the team to back-to-back Grey Cup finals in 2013 and 2014.
Austin has also served as a head coach at Cornell (2010-12) and the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders (2007), while working as an offensive coordinator at Ole Miss (2008-10) and Toronto Argonauts (2004-06).
Following a successful 11-year professional career, including 10 seasons in the CFL, Austin started his coaching career as the quarterbacks coach for the Ottawa Renegades in 2003.
Austin at a Glance Coaching Experience: 2019-present – Liberty (Co-OC/QB) 2013-18 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats (HC, GM and VP of Football Ops) 2010-12 – Cornell (HC) 2008-10 – Ole Miss (OC) 2007 – Saskatchewan Roughriders (HC) 2004-06 – Toronto Argonauts (OC) 2003 – Ottawa Renegades (QB) Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration (Ole Miss, '85) Children: Kendall, Kassidy and Wesley Hometown: Natick, Mass.