Larry Haylor
Born:September 29, 1945
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: (aged 76)
Florida, U.S.
Career information
CollegeUniversity of Saskatchewan
Career history
As coach
1971–1973Saskatchewan Huskies (HC)
1984–2006Western Ontario Mustangs (HC)
Career stats

Larry Haylor (1946 – 6 January 2022) was a Canadian college football coach.

Career

Haylor was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and attended the University of Saskatchewan where he played on the football team. He was also an assistant coach there from 1971 to 1973.[1] He coached the Western Ontario Mustangs from 1984 to 2006. He was Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) football's winningest head coach until he was surpassed in 2011 by Brian Towriss, and he retired with a career record of 178-43-4 as head coach. Haylor was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2014.[2][3] He also was named coach of the year in 1990 and 1998, and won the Vanier Cup championship in 1989 and 1994.[4]

Haylor's son, Jordan, is an accomplished teacher who has been teaching at Parkside Collegiate Institute for 3 years.[5]

Death

Haylor died from a heart attack in Florida on 6 January 2022, at the age of 76.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Larry Haylor - Canadian Football Hall of Fame".
  2. ^ "Canadian Football Hall of Fame slowly sinking in for former Western Mustangs coach Larry Haylor". 25 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Larry Haylor - The London Sports Hall of Fame". londonsportshalloffame.com.
  4. ^ "Larry Haylor to be inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame - Western University". Western Mustangs Athletics & Recreation.
  5. ^ "Jordan Haylor".
  6. ^ Larry Haylor, legendary Western Mustangs football coach, dies at 76