Post Tagged with: "Football Manitoba"

OBIT: Coach Robert Donaldson passes

OBIT: Coach Robert Donaldson passes

June 8, 2019 at 1:06 pmby 0 comments

It is with a solemn heart that Football Manitoba mourns the loss of Coach Rob Donaldson. Donaldson was a passionate coach for the Valour Patriots over the past 2 years. We send our thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and the community. pic.twitter.com/t24VRnh5or — Football Manitoba (@fbmanitoba) June 10,Read More

S Gilberto wanted to play football ever since he could walk

S Gilberto wanted to play football ever since he could walk

February 2, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

 Nicholas Gilberto finished his 8th season of football in 2018. The young safety recorded 28 tackles, 7 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles during Vincent Massey’s championship season. Vincent Massey’s standout joined his first team because he always wanted to play football ever since he was able to walk. “I’veRead More

K Nagler improves his game down south

K Nagler improves his game down south

January 26, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Ethan Nagler has always enjoyed watching football with family and friends. “I never got into playing on a team until one of my friends on the Kelvin told me the kicker graduated,” he replied. “I have played soccer my whole life so I found the transition to kicking quite smooth.”Read More

How football became one of DL Henderson’s passions

How football became one of DL Henderson’s passions

November 25, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Football has become one of Landon Henderson’s passions, but it wasn’t always that way at first. “I got into football with the help of my parents and brother along with one of my best friends my dad signed me up and I wasn’t bouncing with joy at the very startRead More

Music pumps up WR Bannon

Music pumps up WR Bannon

October 1, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

It was easy for Kaiden Bannon to fall in love with football because his Dad worked for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers while he was growing up.  He mentioned, “I still remember me begging to try to go to every home game possible.”  “Football means everything to me,” he replied. “IRead More

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

August 31, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Grant Park Pirates are welcoming the O’Neil Titans from Regina, Saskatchewan to Investors Group Field for a pre-season game on August 31st at 3 p.m. This pre-season game will be held on the Friday of Labour Day weekend just before the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet.  Read More

Path to the draft: Evan Foster and the surge of the 2-4-6

Path to the draft: Evan Foster and the surge of the 2-4-6

April 11, 2017 at 9:22 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires a huge amount of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletesRead More

LB Montour just getting started

LB Montour just getting started

February 11, 2017 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Easton Montour recently finished his junior season with the Sisler Spartans. In 2016, Easton recorded 40 tackles and 1 interception in 7 games in his first year with the varsity squad. There are many reasons why Easton has enjoyed playing the linebacker position. He mentioned, “I enjoy playing linebacker becauseRead More

Change of Path for DL Summerton?

Change of Path for DL Summerton?

January 10, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Hayden Summerton has made his way around the football field for the three years he’s suited up for the Grant Park Pirates of the Winnipeg High School Football League. Hayden’s starting position is offensive line, but he also enjoyed the defensive side because he gets to hit, Hayden mentioned, “IRead More

LB McGrath’s big plans

LB McGrath’s big plans

July 20, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Crusaders standout savouring time with recruitment St,Paul’s Crusaders linebacker Gates McGrath is a sports jack of all trades.      

Football community mourns Coates’ passing

Football community mourns Coates’ passing

January 11, 2015 at 6:26 amby 0 comments

On Friday, Shawn Coates passed away at home.  He was 52 years old. Coates was found dead at his residence.  The cause of death is not known at this time. Most recently, Coates served as the Executive Director of Football Manitoba.  Previously, he was the CFL’s Director of Operations andRead More

Football Manitoba hires new Executive Director

Football Manitoba hires new Executive Director

March 2, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Football Manitoba is pleased to announce that it has hired Shawn Coates as its new Executive Director. Coates comes to Football Manitoba after most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer for Novusoft Solutions – a technology firm that makes smartphone apps. Coates has many years of experience working in football.Read More

Football Manitoba appoints Hoel as provincial under-18 General Manager

Football Manitoba appoints Hoel as provincial under-18 General Manager

December 15, 2013 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

It is with great pleasure that Football Manitoba announces Steve Hoel has been appointed as the new General Manager of Team Manitoba under-18 High Performance Football for the 2014-2015 seasons. Steve is a fully certified NCCP Level II coach with 14+ years of experience. He has a long history of amateur football in Manitoba as bothRead More

Experience and youth

Experience and youth

June 27, 2013 at 5:25 amby 0 comments

Football Manitoba selects provincial under-18 roster Football Manitoba recently announced their provincial under-18 roster that will participate in the 2013 Football Canada Cup in Moncton, New Brunswick next month. Headlining the final roster is two CFC Top 100 ranked players Braedan Cheang is 6’2, 265 pound offensive lineman plays highRead More

Final stages

Final stages

June 5, 2013 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Football Manitoba recently announced the list of invitees for the provincial under-18 selection camp weekend from June 14-16, 2013 at Transcoma Nationals Football Field.