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Joe Mack

Assistant General Manager of Player Personnel


2017 – Mack enters his new role as the Alouettes Assistant General Manager of Player Personnel, following a successful career path in both the NFL and CFL, including a Grey Cup championship in Winnipeg in 1984 and winning Super Bowl XXVI with the Washington Redskins. In this new role, he will oversee the team’s player personnel department and manage the team’s scouting department.

Mack’s first experience in the CFL came in 1984, as the Director of Player Personnel for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. During his tenure he helped bring a Grey Cup back to Winnipeg for the first time in 22 years. The Bombers had an impressive overall record of 46-21-1 during his time in Manitoba.

Following his first stint in Winnipeg, he became a Pro Scout for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons in 1987. Mack joined the Washington Redskins two years later, where he was named the team’s Director of Pro Scouting and where his team won Super Bowl XXVI, led by Canadian quarterback Mark Rypien. After five years in Washington, the Levittown, PA native spent four seasons with the expansion Carolina Panthers as Assistant General Manager. Mack then went on to become the interim Director of Player Personnel for the Cleveland Browns.

In 2010, Mack returned to the CFL as the Blue Bombers General Manager and Vice-President of Football Operations, where he led Winnipeg to a Grey Cup championship game in 2011.

The 62-year-old, graduated from Villanova in 1977 with a degree in political science, specializing in international relations. While at Villanova, he played nose tackle and linebacker, where he earned team captain and all-star honours.