Joe Pistilli

Class of 2010

Joe Pistilli was involved with all levels of junior football in Quebec for 42 years, as well as being involved on a national level with Football Canada for 29 years. His volunteering career started as the house announcer, secretary, and general manager of the Châteauguay Raiders, part of the Quebec Senior Football League. He was actively involved in coaching minor football in Châteauguay with the Châteauguay Ramblers, as well as being responsible for all coaching, referring, and supervising volunteers through his role as VP of operations with the Châteauguay Minor Football Association.

He also helped to fundraise for the Football Canada and Football Quebec. In 1977, he successfully planned a Red Storey Roast which took place during Grey Cup and raised over $20,000.

He has been active in the administration of Football Canada serving as the Vice-President of Administration from 1986-1991, as well as serving as President from 1992-2000. At the time of his induction Joe Pistilli is still active as the President of the Quebec Junior Football League.


President of Chateauguay Ramblers
1967 - 1969
Commissioner of QJFL
1970 - 1975
President of Football Quebec and Director of Football Canada
1976, 1980 - 1985
VP of Administration for Football Canada
1986 - 1991
Director of QJFL
1987, 1988
President of the Chateauguay Raiders
1989 - 1991
President of Football Canada
1992 - 1998
Past President of Football Canada
1999, 2000
Director of Football Canada for Examination Committee
2001, 2002


  • Football Canada/CFL Award for Service to Amateur Football