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    Courtesy of Canada Soccer November 23, 2020 Canada Soccer hosted a virtual Annual Meeting of the Members on 21 November after postponing its planned May 2020 event in Winnipeg, MB due to restrictions related to COVID-19. As part of the proceedings, Canada Soccer Members elected Dr. Nick Bontis as the 35th Canada Soccer President. Canada Soccer also rolled out its Foundation For the Future Annual Report 2019 celebrating more than a decade of success as the organization gets set to...

    From the files of Canada Soccer https://www.canadasoccer.com/news/canada-soccer-announces-coach-education-program-licence-recipients/. November 10, 2020 Canada Soccer has announced an additional 30 candidates that have completed the assessment process and have been granted Canada Soccer Coach Education Program Licences in 2020. In total, 22 A Licence candidates have completed the requirements of the course and have been granted the Canada Soccer A Licence, as well as 3 Youth Licence candidates as well as 5 B Licence candidates. The Canada Soccer A Licence recipients included former...

    Courtesy of Canada Soccer: https://www.canadasoccer.com/news/in-memory-of-tony-waiters-hall-of-fame-honoured-member-passed-away/ Tony Waiters, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team Head Coach that won a Concacaf Championship and took Canada to the 1986 FIFA World Cup, has passed away at age 83. Waiters will be forever linked to one of Canada's biggest soccer memories — the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. The Canadian men failed to score a goal or register a point but held their own against mighty France, Hungary and the Soviet Union. Canada has been...

    Courtesy of Canada Soccer: https://www.canadasoccer.com/news/bev-priestman-named-head-coach-of-canada-soccers-womens-national-team/ Priestman takes charge of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team starting 1 November From the files of Canada Soccer October 28, 2020. Canada Soccer have announced that Bev Priestman has been appointed Head Coach of the Women’s National Team through the next quadrennial. Priestman takes charge of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team starting 1 November as Canada continues their preparations for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Bev Priestman back to...

    From the Files of the Canadian Soccer Association https://www.canadasoccer.com/news/canada-soccer-announces-latest-coach-education-a-licence-cohort/ October 6, 2020 Thirty coaches who began A Licence courses in 2017-8 completed requirements Canada Soccer has announced that 30 coaches who participated in the A Licence courses in 2017 and 2018 have completed the subsequent requirements to gain certification. The A Licence is currently the top-level certification in the Performance Stream of Canada Soccer’s Coach Education Program for senior players currently playing in a college/university, professional club or academy environment. The...

    Description Canada Soccer présente le webinaire Programme masculin EXCEL 101 avec Mauro Biello (entraîneur-adjoint de l’équipe nationale masculine et directeur du programme masculin EXCEL U-18 à U-23) et Andrew Olivieri (directeur du programme masculin EXCEL U-14 à U-17) qui offriront un aperçu du cadre tactique national EXCEL. Cette séance sera présentée en français et offrira du contenu présenté lors des webinaires EXCEL 101 et 102 en anglais plus tôt cette année. Canada Soccer presents a Men’s EXCEL ‘101’ webinar...

    Canada Soccer announced Wednesday that Kenneth Heiner-Møller will step down from his role as women’s head coach. Heiner-Møller took over the head coach role in January of 2018 from current men’s head coach John Herdman. In his short tenure at the helm the women’s national team went 20-10-5. The outgoing coach will take over as the Head of Coach Education within the Danish Football Association. “Canada Soccer wishes Mr. Heiner-Møller all the best in his return to the Danish Football...

    On May 13, 2020, as restrictions have begun to ease relating to COVID-19, Canada Soccer has begun to put together a “Road Map” for its member organizations that they must follow with the “Return to Soccer Guidelines” before returning to the playing field. https://www.canadasoccer.com/canada-soccer-outlines-return-to-soccer-guidelines-as-part-of-safe-sport-roster-p162638 The leadership of Canada’s governing soccer body has based its guidelines from working in conjunction with Canada Soccer's Sports Medicine Committee and in consultation with  federal, provincial, territorial and local public health authorities, outlining a “five-step” process including a checklist of weighted questions...