Mike Benevides

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Mike Benevides
Edmonton Eskimos
Mike Benevides.jpg
Mike Benevides in 2012
Born: (1968-05-03) May 3, 1968 (age 50)
Toronto, Ontario
Career information
Position(s) Asst. HC/DC
University York
Career history
As coach
2000 Calgary Stampeders (Def. asst.)
20012002 Calgary Stampeders (STC/LC)
20032007 BC Lions (STC/LC)
20082011 BC Lions (DC/LC)
20122014 BC Lions (HC)
20162017 Edmonton Eskimos (Asst. HC/DC)
2018–present Edmonton Eskimos (Asst. HC/DC/LC)
Career highlights and awards

Mike Benevides (born May 3, 1968) is the current defensive coordinator and assistant head coach for the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL. He was a former head coach for the BC Lions . He was released by the Lions on November 20, 2014.[1] He was formerly the Lions' defensive coordinator and linebackers coach from 2008 to 2011 and the team's special teams coach from 2003 to 2007. He also served as the special teams coordinator for the Calgary Stampeders from 2000 to 2002.[2] He attended York University.

CFL coaching record

Team Year Regular season Postseason
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Result
BC 2012 13 5 0 .722 1st in West Division 0 1 Lost in West Final
BC 2013 11 7 0 .611 3rd in West Division 0 1 Lost in West Semi-Final
BC 2014 9 9 0 .500 4th in West Division 0 1 Lost in East Semi-Final
Total 33 21 0 .611 1 Division
0 3 0 Grey Cups


  1. ^ "Mike Benevides fired as B.C. Lions coach". cbc.ca. November 20, 2014. Retrieved November 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-10. Retrieved 2011-12-06. BC Lions bio

External links

  • Career Bio
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