Saskatchewan Huskies hire Guebert as special teams coordinator

The Saskatchewan Huskies football program is pleased to announce the hiring of former University of Saskatchewan defensive lineman Brian Guebert as the team’s special teams coordinator.

“We are very excited to have Brian join our coaching staff,” said Huskies head coach Brian Towriss who is entering his 3oth year as head coach. “Brian’s experience as a player in the CIS, CFL, and on the national team provides him with a tremendous understanding of special teams systems currently employed at our level.”

“His experience as an outstanding player at the University of Saskatchewan will be a major benefit to our student-athletes.”

Equally, Guebert is looking forward to coordinating special teams for the Huskies.

“I am very excited to be starting a new coaching role at the CIS level,” commented Guebert.

Guebert joins the Huskies after coaching high school football for the past four years with the Aden Bowman Bears in Saskatoon During his time with the Bears; he served as Defensive Coordinator as well as a positional coach. Moreover, Guebert was also a member of the coaching staff for the 2012 under-19 Team Canada Junior National Team that won gold at the IFAF World Championships in Austin, Texas earlier this summer defeating the USA 23-17. In 2010 and 2012, he was a part of the Team Saskatchewan’s under-18 coaching staff as the Special Teams Coordinator This year; he is the Defensive Coordinator for the squad.

Previous to his coaching stints, Guebert had a successful football career as he was a member of Saskatoon Hilltops from 1999 to 2003.  During his time with the Hilltops, the team won the Canadian Bowl three consecutive times (2001, 2002 & 2003) and for his efforts on the field was selected as an All-Canadians three consecutive times (2001, 2002, & 2003).    Guebert moved on to an equally successful CIS career with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies from 2004 to 2006.  During his three year stint with the Huskies, the team participated in Vanier Cups each year.  For his play on the field, Guebert was selected as a Canada West All Star in both 2004 and 2006 as well as a CIS First Team All Canadian in 2006. Geubert went on to play professionally in the CFL with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2007 and 2008.  During his time with the Blue Bombers, the team were 2007 Grey Cup Finalists. As a member of the 2011 Canadian Men’s National Team, he guided the team to a silver medal finish at the IFAF Senior World Championships in Austria.

Away from the field, Guebert obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology as well as a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan.  Additionally, he holds a Master’s in Ed. which he obtained in his first year in Winnipeg. He has taught as a sessional instructor at the University of Saskatchewan since 2007 in the college of Education and Kinesiology.

Guebert currently works with Football Saskatchewan as the High Performance Director and as the commissioner of Saskatoon Minor Football. Brian and his wife Chelsea have been married for five years and currently live in Saskatoon.

(Source:  Saskatchewan Huskies Sports Information)

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