Michael Clemons

Michael Clemons

Biography

Michael “Pinball” Clemons is an icon of sporting excellence, community leadership, personal character and integrity. The Economics graduate is the pro-football world record holder in all purpose yards which earned him induction into the CFL Hall of Fame.  He was also the first black head coach to win the Grey Cup in its 98 years, but is probably better known for his off the field exploits.  Pinball is the founder of his own foundation whose most noteworthy project to date is building over 200 schools in third world countries over five years.   The author, philanthropist and entrepreneur is currently the vice-chair of the Toronto Argonauts. Also a member of the distinguished Order of Ontario, Mike’s proudest accomplishment is to be the husband of Diane, and the father of Rachel, Raven and Rylie.