Kelly Jeffrey was named the Offensive Coordinator of the Saskatchewan Roughriders on December 12, 2022.
He joined the Roughriders for the 2022 season and led a strong room of running backs to standout years. Feature back Jamal Morrow rushed for 666 yards, making him the fourth-highest rusher in the league, despite missing eight games with a broken wrist. Frankie Hickson was not far behind at sixth in the league and 533 yards rushing with Kienan LaFrance, Albert Awachie, James Tuck and Bruno LaBelle also making their mark in the Riders offence.
Prior to the Roughriders, Jeffrey was on staff with the Edmonton Elks in 2020 and was the Special Teams Coordinator for the Argos in 2016.
An accomplished collegiate-level football coach, Jeffrey spent ten seasons at Mount Allison, including eight as the head coach (2008-15) and two as the offensive coordinator, special teams coordinator and quarterbacks coach (2006-07).
He is a three-time AUS Coach of the Year (2010, 2013, 2014) and was named the CIS (now U Sports) Coach of the Year in 2014, when the Mounties went undefeated. With Jeffrey at the helm the program won back-to-back AUS Championships (2013-14) and appeared in the championship final in 2015. As offensive coordinator, he led an explosive offence that boasted the conference’s number-one passer in total yards (seventh in the nation).
Jeffrey was previously the head coach and offensive coordinator at Mayville State University (MSU) in North Dakota for four years (2002-2005), coached quarterbacks at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and at the University of San Diego (1998-2000), running backs at Northern State University (1996-1997) and wide receivers at North Dakota’s Dickinson State University (1994-1995).