Mike Scheper is in his second season as the club’s special teams assistant and his fifth overall with the Roughriders (2009-10 and 2016-present), for whom he has filled multiple roles.

Scheper has experience working in all three phases of the game in the CFL; he worked with the offensive and defensive lines during his previous stint with the Roughriders and during stops with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Edmonton Eskimos.

He was a member of the coaching staff that helped the Eskimos win the 2015 Grey Cup.

Scheper also has college coaching experience from his days in the United States at both the FBS (Fresno State) and FCS (Portland State) levels. He played collegiately at Utah State University, beginning his career there as a walk-on offensive lineman before earning a full athletic scholarship.

Scheper resides year-round in Regina with his family.