Frank Cosentino

FRANK COSENTINO has been playing, coaching, teaching, or writing about sport for five decades.

As one of the last Canadian quarter-backs, Cosentino played for Hamilton, Edmonton, and Toronto, participating in five Grey Cup games from 1961 through 1965 with two championship wins in 1963 and 1965. He was also head football coach for two university teams, York and Western, where he led his Mustangs team to two Vanier Cup victories in 1971 and 1974.

He is a graduate of Western (HBA), McMaster (BPE), and University of Alberta (MA, PhD). He is currently retired from York University and is a Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar and a Fellow of Stong College.

Frank has authored or co-authored seventeen books on Canadian sport.

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  1. Stephanie Kolsters Reply

    My name is Stephanie and I am the curator of the R. Tait McKenzie and Dr. James Naismith Museums and I am wanting to order more copies of the Brothers of the Wind by Frank Cosentino. Would you be able to put me in touch with Frank or point me in the right direction? Thanks for your time.

    • Tiffany Yemen Reply

      Good Morning Stephanie,
      I apologize for the delay in responding. If you are still looking for more copies of Brothers of the Wind please contact us directly at Burnstown Publishing House you can send an email to and I will follow up with the publisher to see if they are available.

      Thank you,
      Julie Hartwick
      Burnstown Publishing House

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