Garth Melrose
Garth Melrose
Title: Running Backs Coach

Garth Melrose joins the Acadia Football staff this season as running backs coach and special teams assistant.

A native of Calgary, AB, Garth played linebacker for the Axemen from 2004-2008, winning two AUS championships in ’05 and ’06. Coach Melrose was an academic all-Canadian in 2008.

Following his graduation from Acadia, Garth returned to Calgary to begin a career teaching physical education at Centennial High School. As Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator of the Centennial Coyotes, Coach Melrose took his team to two Tier 1 provincial berths. Garth is also the Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator of the Calgary Bulldogs spring league team and linebackers coach for Team Alberta U18.