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Bruce Coulter


As Director of Athletics and the head football coach at Bishop’s University from 1961 to 1990, Coulter amassed a 137-80-2 record, putting him second all-time among CIS coaches.

The Gaiters playing field has been renamed Coulter Field and the Bruce Coulter Award is presented annually to the outstanding offensive or defensive player at the Vanier Cup. This honour was named after him since he played both defensive back and back-up quarterback with the Alouettes from 1948 to 1957.

He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1997.