Don Matthews

Don Matthews
Born: June 22, 1939
Amesbury, MA
Coaching Career: 1983-2008

Don Matthews compiled a record of 236 wins and 138 losses and 1 ties in his coaching career with the BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Orlando Thunder, Baltimore CFLs, Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes. He began coaching during the 1983 season and last coached during the 2008 campaign.

Coaching Record:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season League Team G W L T Pts Win% G W L Win%
1983CFLBC Lions16115022.688 211.500
1984CFLBC Lions16123125.781 101.000
1985CFLBC Lions16133026.813 2201.000
1986CFLBC Lions18126024.667 211.500
1987CFLBC Lions1486016.571
1990CFLToronto Argonauts18108020.556 211.500
1991CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders1156010.455
1991WLAFOrlando Thunder10550.500
1992CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders1899018.500 101.000
1993CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders18117022.611 101.000
1994CFLBaltimore CFLs18126024.667 321.667
1995CFLBaltimore CFLs18153030.833 3301.000
1996CFLToronto Argonauts18153030.833 2201.000
1997CFLToronto Argonauts18153030.833 2201.000
1998CFLToronto Argonauts1899018.500 101.000
1999CFLEdmonton Eskimos18612012.333 101.000
2000CFLEdmonton Eskimos18108021.556 101.000
2002CFLMontreal Alouettes18135027.722 2201.000
2003CFLMontreal Alouettes18135026.722 211.500
2004CFLMontreal Alouettes18144028.778 101.000
2005CFLMontreal Alouettes18108020.556 321.667
2006CFLMontreal Alouettes1486016.571
2008CFLToronto Argonauts80800.000
Totals3752361381465.631 321913.594


1985 - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)
1994 - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)
1995 - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)
1997 - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)
2002 - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)