Leo Ezerins, was a linebacker who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He was an intregal member of the Tiger-Cats 1986 Grey Cup winning team. He recovered the first fumble of the game caused by Grover Covington which set the pace for an incredible defensive onslaught of the much favored Edmonton Eskimos. That year he was named Eastern All Star.

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  • Leo Ezerins, was a linebacker who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He was an intregal member of the Tiger-Cats 1986 Grey Cup winning team. He recovered the first fumble of the game caused by Grover Covington which set the pace for an incredible defensive onslaught of the much favored Edmonton Eskimos. That year he was named Eastern All Star. Leo is highly accomplished sales and marketing professional with over 25 year’s cumulative experience in the financial services, pharmaceuticals, and franchising industries. He has worked with Canada’s most recognized and successful companies within each sector. These companies include Investors Group, GlaxoSmithKline, and Boston Pizza International. Over the years Leo has held a strong belief in giving back to the community. He has served as an Executive on the Board of Manitoba Special Olympics and the BC Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. He is a former CFLPA representative (Hamilton), President of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Alumni, and General Manager for the ’91 Grey Cup Festival in Winnipeg. Leo has also coached football for Earl Marriott High School in White Rock, BC; a head coach for the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni High School All Star Football Game, and the head coach for a Women’s Flag Football team in White Rock. He is a graduate of Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington graduating with a BA in Economics and Business. The head coach was CFL legend, Hugh Campbell. He was a 4 time conference all star and an NAIA All American. Leo is a former CFL player and Eastern All Star having played with Hamilton and Winnipeg over a 10 year career. He is currently the all time interception leader for Canadian linebackers and 5th for all linebackers. A gifted athlete he was also a three-time Canadian Champion Speed Skating Champion, Provincial High School basketball All-Star twice and played on the Isaac Brock Provincial Little League Championship team and the Winnipeg Hawkeyes Juvenile Little Grey Cup Championship team. Leo is a native of Winnipeg and currently resides in the Hamilton. He has two adult children, Katie and Dillon. Recently he has been named to the Globe and Mails- Power 50, Member of the 100th Grey Cup Steering Committee, Honorary Member of the PPCLI Foundation, Member of the Canadian Sports Concussion Research Project (Chaired by Dr Charles Tator), a nominee to the Hamilton Tiger Cats All Time Team and Manitoba Football Hall of Fame inductee.
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