Mark McLoughlin

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Mark McLoughlin
Date of birth: (1965-10-26) October 26, 1965 (age 48)
Place of birth: Liverpool, England
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): K
College: South Dakota
CFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 20
Drafted by: Calgary Stampeders
Organizations
As player:
19882003
2005
Calgary Stampeders
BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1994, 1996, 1999
CFL West All-Star: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999
Awards: 1995, 1997 - Tom Pate Memorial Award

Mark McLoughlin (born October 26, 1965 in Liverpool, England) is a former placekicker in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders from 1988 to 2003 and the BC Lions in 2005.[1][2] He won three Grey Cups for the Stampeders in 1992,[3] 1998,[2] and 2001,[4] and is the second leading scorer in CFL history, behind only Lui Passaglia.[1] Seven times he scored over 200 points in a season with a career high of 220 in 1995 and tied that mark in 1996.

McLoughlin holds eight Western Division Scoring Crowns, is a five-time Western Division All-Star and also won the Northern Division All Star [5] and three-time CFL All-Star. He is also a two-time recipient of the CFLPA’s Tom Pate Memorial Award in 1995 and 1997 for his commitment on the football field and in the community.[6]

Affiliations[edit]

He also has a history of community involvement, having helped establish Stay-In-School initiatives in Calgary as well as a community partnership model to ensure equitable educational opportunities for students. Previously, he served as the Partnership Director for the Calgary Education Partnership Foundation, and has numerous other charitable involvements.

Post-Football career[edit]

On September 2, 2003, McLoughlin retired to become Team President of the Calgary Stampeders. He spent only 56 days in this position before he resigned to resume his playing career.[7]

Presently, McLoughlin was the Vice-President, Pathways and Corporate Development in the Pathways partnership between British Columbia-based credit union Envision Financial and Alberta-based credit union First Calgary Savings.

He is currently Vice-President for Advancement at Olds College in Olds, AB.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "McLoughlin moves to Stamps front office". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2003-11-08. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b Mackin, Bob (2005-10-13). "Lions bring in McLoughlin". Slam! Sports. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Flutie stars in Grey Cup". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press. 1992-11-30. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Improbable Stamps win Grey Cup". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2001-11-26. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  5. ^ Mackin, Bob (2005-10-14). "From the Lions' den". Slam! Sports. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  6. ^ "Seven Inducted Into Coyote Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 24; 1982–85 Women's BB Teams Also Recognized". University of South Dakota. 2005-09-16. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  7. ^ "McLoughlin no longer Stampeders president". CBC. October 28, 2003. Retrieved July 1, 2013.