Defensive Quality Control
Gavin Lake begins his second season with the Argos as Defensive Quality Control Coach with a wealth of coaching experience in the CFL, USports, CJFL and Austrian pro football.
Since his last stint in the CFL – in 2007 as the BC Lions secondary assistant –Executive VP/Offensive assistant coach of the CJFL’s Vancouver Island Raiders and head coach of the Okanagan Sun, as well as the Austrian Football League’s Amstetten Thunder. In 2010, he served as the Calgary Dinos offensive assistant under Blake Nill, helping the school reach the Vanier Cup.
Lake’s Vancouver Island Raiders won the 2008 Canadian Bowl with the help of current Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris.
2017-Pres. Toronto Argonauts, Defensive Quality Control
2014-16 South Collegiate Institute, Defensive Backs
London Junior Varsity Mustangs, Offensive Asst.
2013 Vancouver Island Raiders, Exec. VP Football Ops, Quality Control, RBs Coach
2011-13 Amstetten Thunder, Head Coach
2012 Okanagan Suns, Head Coach
2010 University of Calgary, Offensive Assistant
2009 Nanaimo District SS, Head Coach
2008 Vancouver Island Raiders, Exec. VP Football Ops/Quality Control/RBs Coach
2007 BC Lions, Asst. DBs Coach, Defensive Quality Control
2006 Simon Fraser University, Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/LBs Coach
2003-05 Saint Mary’s University, Asst. Coach – DBs/Quality Control/Scout Team Coordinator
1997-2002 John Barsby Secondary School, Asst. Head Coach/Def. Coordinator/Secondary