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Jack Newton bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Jack Newton

Head Coaching Career

Head Coach of the Toronto Argonauts

Head Coach of the Sarnia Collegiate Institute
1919, 1920

Head Coach of the Sarnia Imperials
1921 - 1929

Grey Cup Participation(s) as a Head Coach
1912 (1)

Grey Cup win(s) as a Head Coach

Jack Newton's playing career began in Sarnia where he played both collegiate and junior football, before leaving to study at the University of Toronto. Newton was team captain when the University of Toronto won the first ever Grey Cup in 1909.

Following World War I, Newton returned to the Sarnia area to coach collegiate, intermediate, and senior teams and led the teams to numerous provincial and national championships. For more than 50 years he was highly regarded in the Canadian football community.

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

Newton, Jack
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