Mark Pothier

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Birthplace
Year Inducted 2000
Category Athlete
Sport Football

BIOGRAPHY

Mark Pothier was involved in a number of sports, including lacrosse, and football, and went on to become a C.F.L. player. Mark was apart of the Jr. Lacrosse St. Catharines Legionaries in the 1970’s. While in high school Mark was on the Dennis Morris Football team, and they were the City Champs in 1971. From 1972 to 1975 Mark was an I.A.U. star at St. Mary’s University, and in 1975 was a C.I.A.U. Canadian Top Lineman. For 12 years, following 1976 Mark was the offensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos, an all star three times, all Canadian once, and the top Western Conference Linesman twice. Mark was apart of the Grey Cup winning team for three years, in 1978, 1982, and 1987. A C.F.L. players rep for five years, and executive for three years, Mark since then has went on to teaching in Edmonton, and has become an Assistant Principal of Londonderry Jr. High School.

SPORT AFFILIATIONS

  • Dennis Morris Football Player
  • Offensive Tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos
  • C.F.L. Players Rep – 5 years, Executive – 3 years

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • I.A.U. Star at St. Mary’s University
  • C.I.A.U. Canadian Top Linesman
  • All Star (three times), All Canadian (once), and Top Western Conference Linesman (twice)
  • Grey Cup Winner 1978, 1982, and 1987
  • St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame 2000