Alouettes hire Marcel Bellefeuille as offensive line coach

The Montreal Alouettes have hired Marcel Bellefeuille as their offensive line coach.

Most recently Bellefeuille was a scout for the Edmonton Eskimos. He has 16 years of coaching experience in the CFL. In 2018, he was the offensive coordinator with the Queen’s University Gaels.

Bellefeuille returns to the Alouettes after previously coaching the running backs and receivers, before being named offensive coordinator for the 2006 and 2007 seasons.

The 53-year-old was the head coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 2008-2011, the Ticats were 27-35 with him at the helm. Bellefeuille has since been with two CFL teams, serving as the offensive coordinator in Winnipeg (2013-2015) and receivers coach in B.C. (2016-2017).

The Ottawa, ON native started his coaching career in the CFL with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2001 before being named the team’s offensive coordinator from 2003 to 2005. The bilingual coach started his coaching career with the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees and led them to a Vanier Cup title in 2000.

The Als also brought back Bob Slowik (defensive coordinator), Todd Howard (defensive line coach) and Robert Gordon (receivers coach). All three signed new deals and will return in 2020.

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