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Kent Austin

Title: Co-Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach

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.