Lancaster Jr. joins Blue Bombers

Ron Lancaster Jr. resurfaced Wednesday with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Lancaster Jr., was hired as offensive co-ordinator by the Blue Bombers, the same position he held with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats the past six years.

"This is an exciting day to be able to add an experienced CFL coach to our staff," Blue Bombers general manager Brendan Taman said.

Lancaster Jr. became available when incoming Tiger-Cats ownership informed him Dec. 3 that his contract would not be renewed.

Now he finds himself devising schemes for one of the most potent offences in the league.

"To have the opportunity to coach for a team that is up and coming is outstanding," Lancaster Jr. stated. "The talent is there.

"And I'm so grateful that I'll be able to tap into that talent."

Prior to joining Hamilton, Lancaster Jr. spent two years working as offensive co-ordinator for the Edmonton Eskimos (1996-97).

His first CFL coaching stint was as offensive backfield coach with the Toronto Argonauts (1991-92).

with files from CP Online