Pierre Guindon accepting from Nancy Simpson.
Pierre Guindon started his football career with Cornwall Classical College. Early in his career he was a standout at both offensive guard and defensive tackle winning many all-star awards. Pierre emerged as one of the leaders and the team would later capture a League Championship.
Playing for the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees at the offensive tackle position, Pierre was a two-year member of the Ontario Intercollegiate Football Conference All-Star Team and was highly recognized for his place-kicking abilities.
In 1968, Pierre was the first round draft choice of the Winnipeg Bluebombers. As a rookie he kicked a 54 yard field goal, the longest in the Canadian Football League that season. Pierre led the team in scoring in both the 1968, and 1969 seasons. In 1970, he captured the Ontario Senior Football Championship playing for the Ottawa Sooners.
Locally recognized as an all around athlete, Pierre was a goaltender at the Junior B level, and also enjoyed success on the softball field.
Pierre has also been inducted in the Cornwall, Glengarry, and University of Ottawa Gee-Gees Sports Hall of Fames.