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Running Backs Coach

Lionello joins the Argos after spending the past three seasons with the B.C. Lions. He was the Running Backs Coach in 2017 and 2018, after being the Quality Control Coach the year before.

He began his coaching career at Simon Fraser University, progressing from Video Coordinator, to Running Backs Coach and Director of Football Operations. During the 2014 season, Lionello was on the staff of current Argos Offensive Coordinator Jacques Chapdelaine, who was SFU’s Head Coach that season.

A native of Tsawwassen, British Columbia, he’s a graduate of the University of Victoria. Lionello attended South Delta Secondary School in Delta, B.C. He played for the Sun Devils team that advanced to the B.C. high school championship game in 2008. 

LIONELLO CAREER

2019: Toronto Argonauts, Running Backs Coach

2017-18: B.C. Lions, Running Backs Coach

2016: B.C. Lions, Quality Control Coach

2013-15: Simon Fraser University, Running Backs coach, Director of Football Operations, Recruiting Coordinator, Video Coordinator.