Our Story

CJFL Prairie Football Conference Members

A pair of national championships and an impressive list of players who went on to professional careers are obvious success stories in the history of the Calgary Colts. For long time General Manager Keith Evans and other volunteers who serve the junior football club, the biggest victory has been providing young men aged 17-22 years a chance to play at a highly competitive level.

The present-day club evolved from the North Hill Colts, who competed in the Alberta Junior Football League (AJFL) with the Calgary Mohawks, Edmonton Huskies and Edmonton Wildcats.


National Champions


Always competitive, the Colts captured their first national championship in 1989. Under the direction of head coach Keith Kendall, the Colts finished fourth in the regular season and then shocked Regina and Saskatoon in the playoffs. The Colts staged another upset in the Canadian Bowl, defeating the favored Burlington Tiger Cats 23-6 at McMahon Stadium.

National champions


The following year the Colts placed second in the regular season and beat the Hilltops in overtime at McMahon Stadium in the semifinals. Calgary then beat the Rams at Regina to win the conference. The playoff trail was long in 1990 as the Colts beat the no. 1 Surrey Rams at Vancouver and the Thunder Bay Giants in a game at Winnipeg. The Colts then rolled to a 50-15 win over the host Windsor AKO to claim their second consecutive Canadian Bowl.
colts who’ve turned pro

Darcy Kopp, Ian Franklin, John Forzani, Randy Bec, Blair Zerr, Wayne Conrad, Willie Thomas, Ken Whitney, Steve Thompson, Doug Carlson, Lyle Bauer, Mark Clarke, Cooper Harris, Darcy Kopp, Dave Chayters, Rob Prodanovic, Glen Music, Mike Hildebrand, Scott Diebert, Pat Hinds, Kevin Stroud, Tom Trifaux, Harry Kruger, Brent Walker, Ian Hewitt, Travis Arnold, Tyler Lynem, Lorrie Henderson, Matt Lambros, Johnny Forzani, Spenser Wilson and Jermaine Gabriel.

Next Home Game

Colts VS. Rifles

Grey Cup Volunteer Event Information

All Calgary Colts friends, family and alumni are invited to help volunteer at special events for the 107th CFL Grey Cup festivities in Calgary! We have over 800 volunteer hours to fill and need your help!

Team Photography

Shelly Priest of Eclectic Shots will be photographing the Colts’ games this season. The images will be available to purchase as prints or digital files suitable for internet/social media sharing. Shelly welcomes other teams and players to view her shots, and contact...

Induction Day Celebrations

As we head into the 2018 CJFL Signing Day across the Canadian Junior Football League, the Calgary Colts have an additional reason to celebrate. June 1st, 2018, marks the date where new players will be committing and team alumni are officially being inducted into the...

University Signings

Congratulations to the following Calgary Colts Alumni Many of our Alumni team mates made moves to some terrific universities in the off-season this year. We'd like to take a moment to recognize and congratulate the following players on signing at universities...

Calgary Colts Inducted Into the ASHOF

  Calgary Colts 1989 and 1990 Teams Inducted Into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2018 Athletes, Builders, and Media personnel make up the list of Inductees. Athletes include participants and winners of Olympic performances, and World...

Calgary Colts Football Club Announces New Head Coach

New Head Coach For The Calgary Colts Football Team in the PFCThe Calgary Colts are very pleased to announce Tim Kearse as the next Head Coach for the Calgary Colts Junior Football Club. With a wealth of football experience as a player and coach, the Colts are very...
Brandon MacIsaac--CJFL Rookie of the Year Nominee

Brandon MacIsaac–CJFL Rookie of the Year Nominee

Brandon MacIsaac had 3 touchdowns, 35 receptions, averaged 70 receiving yards per game, with a total of 567 yards on the 2017 season. Brandon’s production put him in the top ten receivers in the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL), second in the Prairie Football...

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