Monthly Archives: June 2011

Guelph grad new receivers coach

NFL Canada’s Mike Danischewsky has joined the Gryphons as their new receivers coach.  While Danischewsky has worked the past 7 years for the NFL managing Canada’s licensing department, fan and football development programs, and events, his coaching experience is almost purely Canadian. … Continue reading

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Gryphon links & video – June 28

♦ Jedd Gardner has joined Team Canada at their London training camp preparing for the IFAF Senior Men’s World Championship.  I’m sure he’s disappointed to have been among the Argo’s final cuts but the opportunity to go to Austria and … Continue reading

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New OL Assistants on board

New offensive line coach Mike MacDonald has found the assistants he wants to help him mold the line of the future at the University of Guelph.  They are both guys with strong local connections. Back on the Gryphon sidelines and … Continue reading

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New O-Line Coach

Its no secret that Mike MacDonald is the new offensive line coach at Guelph.  MacDonald worked with Carl Tolmie last season as Assistant OL Coach.  His promotion to OL coach was a “no brainer” in my opinion.  Not only is MacDonald … Continue reading

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Gardner in Argo’s camp

From the Guelph Mercury: Jedd Gardner is set for his first taste of Canadian Football League game action Saturday as the Toronto Argonauts host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in their pre-season opener. “My expectations of myself are going out there, playing … Continue reading

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Time To Feed The Beast

Gryphon season tickets are now on sale!   The season ticket package includes our four OUA regular season homes games plus an exhibition game versus the Concordia Stingers.  At $40 for five games its a bargain.  As I’ve said before I really … Continue reading

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Gryphon News & Links – June 15

♦ The Guelph Mercury’s Greg Layson has two stories on the fast tracking of improvements to the stadium and track.   A new synthetic turf field and upgraded stadium lighting could be in place for the 2012 football season. University of Guelph … Continue reading

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Initial Coach’s Gala a huge $uccess

Not only was Saturday night’s first ever Coach’s Gala a great social event it achieved its primary goal: to be a premier fundraising event for the Gryphon Football program.  Before the evening ended Friends of Gryphon Football treasurer Jeff Feagan was able to announce that … Continue reading

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Gryphons in the News – June 9

Newsmakers: Smyth, Maver, Charette, Ingram, Boutilier & FitzGibbon ♦ “Alex the Great leads Spears into new season” – Preseason headline from a St Catharines Standard story.  Alexander Charette didn’t waste any time proving that the headline writers weren’t exaggerating.  In their season … Continue reading

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Trio of St. Kitts’ athletes

In recent years it has usually been good news when the Gryphons announce recruits from the Niagara Region.  Gryphon alumnus and volunteer coach John Casasanta has done a great job of identifying players with talent, whether they have big football reputations … Continue reading

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