Geroy Simon

Geroy Simon

Edmonton, Alberta
CFL Grey Cup Champion - Leadership, Teamwork & Determination Expert
Geroy Simon is the assistant general manager for the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is also a former professional Canadian football slotback who played in 15 seasons in the CFL, twelve of them with the BC Lions. Simon won the CFL's Most Outstanding Player Award in 2006 while also winning three Grey Cup championships: with the BC Lions in 2006 and 2011 and with Saskatchewan in 2013. As of the 2013 CFL season, Simon is the all-time career leader in CFL receiving yards with 16,352 yards, second in pass receptions with 1,029 and third in touchdown receptions with 103. Simon was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2017.
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Teamwork
  • Athletes & Sports
  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Conference
  • Education & Teachers
  • Guest Panelist & Guided Q&A
  • Inspirational
  • Motivation
  • Staff Appreciation & Employee Recognition

Geroy Simon is regarded as one of the greatest players in Canadian Football League History. In addition to being a 3-Time Grey Cup Champion, Geroy won the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player award in 2006. He is the all-time leader in CFL receiving yards with over 15,000 to his name. He is third in pass receptions and touchdowns. He has played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions, and most recently, The Saskatchewan Rough Riders. In 2012, in honour of the 100th Grey Cup, Canada Post used his image on a series of commemorative postage stamps.

A two-time Grey Cup champion with the Lions, Geroy wrapped-up his time with the club in 2012 and played one season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders collecting another Grey Cup championship in 2013. After a year spent in the Saskatchewan front office, Geroy Simon moved back to BC and rejoined the Lions in February 2015 as a member of the Lions’ football operations. In addition to his primary role of evaluating players in Canadian universities, Geroy also works as a personnel scout and evaluator. Given his incredible and historic 12 season BC Lions career, where he established franchise marks for receptions (904), yards (14,756) and touchdowns (93). Geroy also serves as a mentor to current players and is a valued ambassador for the club. In his 15-year CFL career, Geroy has played 237 regular season games for Winnipeg, BC and Saskatchewan recording all-time CFL marks of 1,029 receptions for 16,352 yards to go along with 103 touchdowns. His amazing career also included 18 playoff games and four trips to the Grey Cup.

A six-time CFL All-Star and seven-time West Division All-Star, Geroy Simon was honored in 2017 when he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. In the offseason, he lives in British Columbia with his wife Tracy and their two children, Jaden and Jordan. Geroy is a three-time Grey Cup winner (2006, 2011 with the B.C. Lions and 2013 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders). He is the CFL’s All-Time Leader in receptions (1029) and receiving yards (16,352) and has over 100 career touchdowns. Using his experience from his 17-year professional football career, Geroy now brings his winning attitude and philosophy that made him successful on the field, into the corporate setting. More than a speaker, Geroy engages audiences and shares succinct, powerful stories and experiences that will guide your business, company or firm to greater levels of achievement and performance.

Geroy Simon is a fantastic keynote speaker who presents on topics that include leadership, teamwork, determination, making the right choices and goal setting. Geroy Simon is also a winner in the business and philanthropic worlds. Geroy has touched every community he has been a part of. He spearheaded the creation of The Huddle Up Foundation to support kids across Canada by embracing the power of sport. Huddle Up’s first initiative was Geroy’s Coats 4 Kids, a now annual coat drive that puts thousands of warm coats on kids throughout the province and eventually the country.



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