Thomas A. Clements2018-09-12T10:51:15+00:00

Thomas A. Clements, Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Cal Coast, Mr. Clements coached football for 24 years at the professional and collegiate levels. He coached in the NFL with New Orleans, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Buffalo and, most recently, Green Bay, where he spent 11 seasons, including 2010 when the Packers were Super Bowl champions. He primarily coached quarterbacks, and also had stints as offensive coordinator in Buffalo and Green Bay before finishing his tenure with the Packers as associate head coach for his final two years. Prior to his coaching career, Mr. Clements was as an attorney for five years in Chicago with Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, where primarily he represented buyers and sellers in corporate acquisitions, as well as issuers and underwriters of corporate and municipal securities.

Mr. Clements received his J.D. from Notre Dame, graduating magna cum laude, and his B.A. in economics also from Notre Dame. As an undergrad, he was a three-year starter at quarterback for Ara Parseghian and, in his junior season, helped Notre Dame win the 1973 National Championship. In his final year, he was an All American and finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy balloting. Following graduation, Mr. Clements played quarterback in the CFL (12 years) and NFL (one year). During his CFL career, his teams won two league championships, he was chosen as a Divisional All Star seven times and he was named All Canadian twice. In 1994, he was inducted into the Canadian Pro Football Hall of Fame.