Dan Hawkins

Dan Hawkins took over as the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes on February 19, 2013. Hawkins replacing Marc Trestman who had coached the Als for five seasons and who had left to take a head coaching job with the Chicago Bears of the NFL. Hawkins was not a total newcomer to the CFL and the Alouettes, having worked as a guest coach with Montreal during the off-season to help evaluate the players.

Prior to taking up his duties with the Alouettes, Hawkins had been a head coach at the Division I NCAA college level in the States with both Boise State and the University of Colorado. All together, Hawkins compiled a 112-61-1 record. After leaving Colorado in 2010, Hawkins worked as a football analyst with ESPN.

Hawkin's tenure in Montreal was short lived, the shortest of any head coach in Alouette history. Montreal fired Hawkins after the team got off to a 2-3 start in the 2013 season with GM Jim Popp taking over the head coaching duties.

Dan Hawkins in Wikipedia

Montreal Announces Hawkins as Head Coach - February 19, 2013

Alouettes Hire Dan Hawkins - February 20, 2013 (PDF)

Hawkins Resurfaces as Head Coach of Montreal Alouettes - ESPN

Coach Has Big Cleats to Fill - May 29, 2013

Alouettes Fire Coach Dan Hawkins - August 1, 2013





Dan Hawkins