Ray Watrin
Born: (1945-02-01) February 1, 1945 (age 76)
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
Career information
Position(s)Guard, Tackle
CollegeUtah State
Career history
As player
1969Calgary Stampeders
1970British Columbia Lions
1970–1974Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1974–1980Montreal Alouettes
1980Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1979
AwardsLeo Dandurand Trophy - 1979
HonorsGrey Cup champion - 1974, 1977
Ray Watrin
Municipal councillor in Okotoks
Assumed office
October 25, 2010[1]
Personal details
Born (1945-02-01) February 1, 1945 (age 76)
Citizenship Canadian

Ray Watrin (born February 1, 1945) is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played 12 seasons in the Canadian Football League for five different teams. He won the Leo Dandurand Trophy in 1979 and also was named CFL All-Star that season, and was a part of a Grey Cup championship team with the Montreal Alouettes in 1974 and 1977. Watrin played college football at Utah State University.

After retiring from professional football, Watrin returned to his home town of Okotoks, Alberta to coach football and teach math at Foothills Composite High School. He also coached the Calgary Colts in the Canadian Junior Football League and coached in a Canadian Women's football league[2]

In 2009, he retired from his post at Foothills Composite High School,[citation needed] and in 2010 he ran for Okotoks Town Council, he won by a slim margin.[3]


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