Running Backs Coach
Native of Alma in Québec, Bolduc enjoyed a productive CFL career from 1996 to 2001, playing for the Ottawa Rough Riders and Edmonton Eskimos. However, it was during his four seasons in Montreal that Bolduc excelled and played his best football. As a member of the Alouettes from 1998 to 2001, Bolduc emerged as a leader and was named a special team captain in 1999 and in 2000.
Following his playing career, he was named offensive coordinator of the Université de Montréal Carabins. He then embarked on a successful coaching career at Collège Montmorency, turning a fledgling football program into a top RSEQ contender. He led the team to its first Bol d’Or in 2005 before taking the reins of the University of Sherbrooke Vert et Or in 2007. In 2010, he led the team to its first playoff victory and a first Dunsmore Cup game. The following season, he received coach of the year award in the Quebec Conference after the Vert et Or completed the season with a 7-2 record.
The former Head Coach of the Vert et Or, returned to the Alouettes and to professional football as the offensive assistant in 2014. In 2018, he enters his 17th season as a football coach after having played the sport for 20 seasons.
In 2017, the Alouettes’ running backs gained 1,718 yards, good for the third spot in the CFL, under his guidance. Team earned an average of 5,7 yards per run which was good for the second best average in the CFL, just behind Hamilton. The Alouettes finished first in the league for runs 20 yards and more.
He played his college football with the Concordia University Stingers from 1992 to 1995, helping them to win the Dunsmore Cup in 1993 and earning all-star honours in his two final seasons. Previously he played for the Victoriaville Vulkins at the Cégep AA level, helping the team win the Bol d’Or twice.
He is a father of four, Thomas, Raphaël as well as the twins Justine and Elizabeth.