John Zamberlin begins his second season as linebackers coach with the Tiger-Cats in 2013.
In 2012, Zamberlin’s first season in the CFL, Ticats linebacker Renauld Williams led all East Division defensive players with 94 tackles and was named a divisional all-star.
In 2011, he served as defensive tackles coach at Weber State following a four-year stint as head coach at Idaho State.
Prior to coaching at Idaho State, Zamberlin was the head coach at Central Washington for ten seasons, compiling a 63-41 overall record.
Zamberlin also spent two seasons as the defensive coordinator at Richmond after stints as a defensive assistant at Eastern Washington and Massachusetts.
Before beginning his career as a coach, Zamberlin played linebacker for six seasons in the NFL, suiting up for 78 total games with the New England Patriots (1979-82) and the Kansas City Chiefs (1983-84). The Patriots selected Zamberlin in the fifth round of the 1979 NFL Draft after he completed his collegiate career at Pacific Lutheran University.
ZAMBERLIN COACHING HISTORY
|2012-13||Linebackers Coach||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|2011||Defensive Tackles Coach||Weber State|
|2007-10||Head Coach||Idaho State|
|1997-2006||Head Coach||Central Washington|
|1992-94||Defensive Assistant||Eastern Washington|