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George Cortez (born February 11, 1951) is the former offensive coordinator for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.[1] He was the offensive coordinator for the Saskatchewan Roughriders previously, as well as a former head coach for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[2] His coaching career began in 1979 where he was the offensive line coach for the Rice Owls of Rice University. In terms of professional football, he has also coached in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal Alouettes/Concordes, Ottawa Rough Riders, Calgary Stampeders, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He attended Texas A&M University.

George Cortez
Born: (1951-02-11) February 11, 1951 (age 68)
Port Arthur, Texas
Career history
As coach
1979–1982Rice (OLC)
19841985Montreal Concordes (RBC)
1986Montreal Alouettes (DLC)
1987–1989Lamar (OLC/RBC)
19901991Ottawa Rough Riders (STC/DLC)
19921994Calgary Stampeders (OLC)
1995–1996SMU (QC)
1997Calgary Stampeders (SC)
19982001Calgary Stampeders (OC/QC)
2002–2005California (OC/QC)
2006Saskatchewan Roughriders (OC)
20072009Calgary Stampeders (OC)
20102011Buffalo Bills (QC)
2012Hamilton Tiger-Cats (HC/OC)
20132014Saskatchewan Roughriders (OC)
2015BC Lions (OC)
Honours5x Grey Cup champion – (1992, 1998, 2001, 2008, 2013)

Head coaching recordEdit

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Result
HAM 2012 6 12 0 .333 3rd in East Division - - Failed to Qualify
Total 6 12 0 .333 0 Division
0 0 0 Grey Cups