Frank James Clair (May 12, 1917 – April 3, 2005) was a coach in the Canadian Football League, nicknamed "the Professor" for his ability to recognize and develop talent. Clair is the 3rd most successful head coach in the CFL with 147 wins and the most successful head coach in the post-season with 27 victories. As a result, he won the Annis Stukus Trophy as the CFL's coach of the year in 1966 and 1969.
The stadium at Lansdowne Park was renamed Frank Clair Stadium in his honour on April 8, 1993. Retired, Clair lived in retirement and died in Sarasota, Florida. He was survived by his wife Patricia and daughter Robin.
Head coaching record
†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.