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Marcel Desjardins

Marcel Desjardins (born May 19, 1966) is the current General Manager for the Ottawa Redblacks in the Canadian Football League.[1] He was most recently the Assistant GM for the Montreal Alouettes from 2008 to 2012 prior to joining the Redblacks organization in 2013. He has also served as the General Manager for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for two seasons. He is a four time Grey Cup champion, having won his first three with the Alouettes and his fourth with the Redblacks in 2016. Desjardins is a graduate of the Sports Administration program at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario.

Marcel Desjardins
Ottawa Redblacks
Born: (1966-05-19) May 19, 1966 (age 53)
Burlington, Ontario
Career information
Career history
As administrator
19992001Montreal Alouettes (Asst. Director of Football Operations)
20022006Montreal Alouettes (Asst. GM)
20062007Hamilton Tiger-Cats (GM)
20082012Montreal Alouettes (Asst. GM)
2013–presentOttawa Redblacks (GM)
Career highlights and awards


  1. ^ Ralph, Dan (Jan 29, 2013). "Ottawa CFL team to name Marcel Desjardins general manager". National Post. Archived from the original on 2013-02-16.