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Michael Rodden bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Michael J. Rodden

Head Coaching Career

Head Coach at Queen's University

Head Coach of the Toronto Argonauts
1920, 1926

Head Coach of Toronto-Parkdale
1921, 1922

Head Coach of the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers

Head Coach of the Hamilton Tigers
1927 - 1930, 1937

Grey Cup Participation(s) as a Head Coach
1920, 1927 - 1929 (4)

Grey Cup win(s) as a Head Coach
1928, 1929 (2)

Michael J. Rodden played football, hockey, lacrosse and soccer with great intensity. During his four years at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Rodden won 15 letters in football and hockey.

Rodden coached a total of 42 teams, won 27 league championships, two interscholastic titles and led the Hamilton Tigers to two Grey Cup victories in 1928 and 1929.

Rodden was credited with the introduction of numerous innovative tactics throughout his playing and coaching career.

In 1978, Queen's University created the Michael J. Rodden award for the person who generous supports and goodwill towards the Queen's University Athletic Program.

Michael J. Rodden is also a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1964 as a builder.

Class of 1964

Tom CaseyRoss CraigTony GolabAllen MorrisJack NewtonMichael J. Rodden

Paul RoweBert WarwickHawley Welch
Alvin RitchieJeff RusselFrank ShaughnessyBen SimpsonDavid SpragueNeil Joseph Taylor

Brian Timmis

Rodden, Michael J.
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