Coach Calder grew up in Winnipeg MB, played football with the Fort Garry Lions, Winnipeg Rifles, and University of Manitoba.
Football career ended due to concussions. As a result, it has led to an increase focus of player safety, and new blocking techniques to reduce head trauma.
Began coaching the offensive line in 2007 with the Fort Garry Lions in Winnipeg for three seasons.
Moved to Ottawa in 2010 and began coaching the offensive line with the Bel Air Norsemen in 2013 for the past 3 seasons.