Offensive Line Coach
Marcel Bellefeuille returns to the Alouettes after previously being the running backs and receivers coach, before being named Offensive Coordinator for the 2006-2007 seasons. In his 1st season in Montreal, he helped Robert Edwards lead the CFL in touchdowns with 17. Bellefeuille also helped the Alouettes be the only team with two 1,000-yard receivers with Ben Cahoon (1,190) and Kerry Watkins (1,153). Both players were also named East All-Stars.
Most recently he coached in the Texas Professional Spring League and was a scout for the Edmonton Eskimos. He has 18 years of professional coaching experience.
In 2018, he was the Offensive Coordinator with the Queen’s University Golden Gaels. Bellefeuille was the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Head Coach from 2008 to 2011. In his last three years in Steel City, the Tiger-Cats always qualified for the playoffs.
The Ottawa, ON native started his coaching career in the CFL with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2001 as the offensive line coach, before being named the team’s Offensive Coordinator from 2003 to 2005. In three seasons he saw his running backs gain 7,000 rushing-yards. Bellefeuille was also Offensive Coordinator with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the B.C. Lions’ receivers’ coach. In his offensive system Winnipeg, receiver Clarence Denmark had his best years, even finishing second in the CFL with 1,080 receiving yards in 2014.
The bilingual coach started his coaching career with the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees and was named Coach of the year in the conference. No less than 12 months later he led his team to the Vanier Cup title in 2000, when the Gee-Gees beat the University of Regina Rams 42-39 in spectacular fashion.