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Driving the Skyhawks Carr

By Supplied 03/14/2024, 1:00pm PDT

Grant Carr named the new head coach in Quinte

Photo courtesy of WJ Smith Photography

The Skyhawks executive is pleased to announce that Grant Carr will be the Quinte Skyhawks new Head Coach for the 2024 season. Grant served last year as the offensive line coach and will help make the transition seamless moving now into the head coaching role.

After winning multiple KASSAA and EOSSAA championships along with an OFSSA championship in high school at both Holy Cross and Frontenac in Kingston, Ontario. Grant played both offensive guard and tackle for the Bishop University Gaiters from 2012-2014. While playing there he was awarded with 2012 Newcomer of the Year, awarded by his coaching staff.

Following a brief break post playing career, Grant then started coaching defensive line in 2019 at Holy Cross capturing a KASSAA title. He then added the offensive line to his coaching portfoilo two years later. He also served as offensive line coach for the Kingston Grenadiers in 2023 before joining the Skyhawks in that same year.

“Coach Grant’s ability to develop and motivate players, makes him the ideal candidate to guide the Quinte Skyhawks into its next chapter. His coaching philosophy aligns perfectly with the organization's commitment to excellence both on and off the field,” says President Peter Gabriel.

The Executive would also would like to take a moment and express their sincere thanks to Sean Mellor for all of his hard work and commitment to their program and wish him all the success with his future endeavours both on and off the field.

The Skyhawks look forward to their fourth season in the CJFL!