Jaime Elizondo
Elizondo with the Edmonton Elks in 2021
Born:Aguascalientes, Mexico
Career information
Position(s)Head coach
Offensive coordinator
Quarterbacks coach
CollegeUniversity of Maryland
Career history
As coach
1998–2000Georgetown Prep
(Defensive coordinator,
secondary coach)
2001–2002Catholic University Cardinals
(Special teams coach,
secondary coach)
2002–2004William & Mary Tribe
(Tight ends coach,
special teams coach)
2004–2008Hofstra Pride
(Special teams coordinator,
wide receivers coach)
2008Montreal Alouettes
(Wide receivers coach,
special teams coach)
2009Syracuse Orange
(Wide receivers coach)
20102011Toronto Argonauts
(Offensive coordinator,
quarterbacks coach)
2012–2014Columbia Lions
(Offensive coordinator,
quarterbacks coach)
2015Toronto Argonauts
(Wide receivers coach)
20162018Ottawa Redblacks
(Offensive coordinator,
quarterbacks coach)
2020Tampa Bay Vipers
(Offensive coordinator)
2021Edmonton Elks
(Head coach,
offensive coordinator,
quarterbacks coach)
Career highlights and awards

Jaime Elizondo is an American football and a Canadian football coach. Elizondo has had 25 years of coaching experience in both collegiate and professional levels, most recently serving as the head coach, offensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach of the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) during the 2021 CFL season.[1] Elizondo previously served as the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Vipers and the Ottawa Redblacks where he was a Grey Cup champion in 2016.[2]

Elizondo was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico, and was raised in El Paso, Texas, and is a graduate of the University of Maryland and American University Washington College of Law, holding a Juris Doctor degree from the latter.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Elks announce sweeping organizational changes". Canadian Football League. November 22, 2021.
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (February 1, 2021). "Edmonton Football Team name Jaime Elizondo head coach - TSN.ca". TSN.
  3. ^ "REDBLACKS name Jamie Elizondo new Offensive Coordinator". December 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "Jaime Elizondo new Ottawa RedBlacks offensive co-ordinator". ottawasun.