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Alex Hylan (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1928-11-16
Birthplace: Clydebank, SCO
Raised: Clydebank, SCO
Date of death: 2012-10-13
All Positions: Canada Soccer Life Member (†)
Hall of Fame honoured member
Canada Soccer Past Board Member
Profile Text Last Updated 2016-07-13
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Alexander McCabe Hylan... he was 22 years old when he moved to Montréal, QC, CAN in 1951... he moved from Québec to British Columbia in 1973... he was 83 years old when he passed away on 13 October 2012 in Victoria, BC... worked for Canadian Vickers... as noted in his obituary in the Victoria Times Colonist, Alex “contributed to all levels of Canadian soccer with a positive impact at the community, national, international and professional levels”... 

For Sport

was a founding member of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association in 1969 and later served as president of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association (1972-73)... served as a board member (1969-80) and member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Soccer Association... served as Director of Technical Programs for the Canadian Soccer Association... served as head of delegation with Canada’s national and youth teams, including the Los Angeles 1984 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament and the FIFA U-20 World Cup USSR 1985... 

Year Prize Honour
2013 Honoured Member (Builder) The Soccer Hall of Fame
1989 Life Member (†) Canada Soccer Life Member

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
1988-03-22 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1988-03] Men’s U-19 tour in Mexico Head of Delegation
1986-09-08 CAN MNT Bob Bearpark [1986-08] Merlion Cup Football Tournament Head of Delegation
1985-08-30 canm20 Bob Bearpark [1985-08] FIFA U-20 World Cup USSR 1985 Head of Delegation
1985-08-20 canm20 Bob Bearpark [1985-08] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp Head of Delegation
1984-08-08 CAN OLY Tony Waiters [1984-08] Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Head of Delegation
1983-05-16 CAN OLY Bob Bearpark [1983-05] Olympic Qualifying Head of Delegation

Women's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
canw19 Ian Bridge [2002-07] Road to the World Championship Head of Delegation

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