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|Born:||December 23, 1955|
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|College||University of Alberta|
|1980–1991||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1981, 1985|
Trevor Kennerd (born December 23, 1955) was a kicker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1980-1991. He was a three-time CFL All-Star (1981, 1985 Football Reporters of Canada All-Star and 1983 Coaches All-Star) and helped the Blue Bombers to three Grey Cup victories (1984, 1988, 1990), including kicking the winning field-goal in the 1988 Grey Cup. He was inducted into the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Hall of Fame in 1997 and was selected as one of the 20 Blue Bombers All-Time Greats in 2005.
While playing with the Bombers, Kennerd worked as an accounts manager for Wordsnorth Communications Services. Kennerd is currently the president of TKM Inc., a marketing communications firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and is the former Honorary Colonel for 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron located at 17 Wing Winnipeg.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a professional Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the current Grey Cup champions. The Blue Bombers compete in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a member club of the league's West division. They play their home games at IG Field after many years of playing at the since demolished Canad Inns Stadium.
Michael O'Shea is the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is a former Canadian football linebacker and former special teams coordinator of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL from 2010 to 2013, winning the Grey Cup in 2012. O'Shea played 16 seasons in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts from 1993 to 2008. He retired second all-time in career tackles with 1,154 and is one of only three players to record over 1,000 tackles. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1999 after recording 84 tackles, 13 special teams tackles and three interceptions that year. O'Shea is a three-time Grey Cup champion as a player, having won all three with the Argonauts in 1996, 1997, and 2004. He is also a one time Grey Cup winning head coach, having won with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2019, O'Shea also won the Grey Cup previously as a special teams coach with the Toronto Argonauts in the 100th Grey Cup.
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