The Grande Prairie Drillers are pleased to announce their New Coach. Warren Kiland will be on the sidelines leading the 2016 Grande Prairie Drillers Football Team. Warren is new to the Grande Prairie area and first became interested in the Drillers organization after watching a few games in 2015.
Coach Kiland brings a wealth of football experience and knowledge to the organization “We are excited to have a head coach with such a diverse football resume join the team. His knowledge and love of the game will help this young organization” James Kostuk former player and media relations.
Coach Warren Kiland accomplishments include: - Attended High School Football in British Columbia at Maple Ridge - Attended the University of Hawaii in Honolulu on a full football scholarship. - Drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in 1975. Stayed with the Eskimos for three seasons before suffering a knee injury. - High School Football coach with over ten years’ experience
“There’s a strong social value in young people playing sports,” he said. “They learn to respect others, to develop leadership skills, to work together as a team and to bring out that inner strength and fortitude to give it your all. “Coaching, like most volunteer activities, is a way to give something back to the community you live in.” Coach Kiland