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Bruce Twamley (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1952-05-23
Age 65
Birthplace: Victoria, BC, CAN
Raised: Victoria, BC, CAN
School(s): University of Alberta, University of Victoria
Height: 183 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 8
Starts: 8
Goals: 1
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-08-23
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Notes

earned degree in physical education from the universities of Alberta and Victoria...

For Country

he was 20 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (20 August 1972)... represented Canada in 1972 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 1974... represented Canada in 1976-77 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Argentina 1978 (helped Canada finish fourth in the 1977 CONCACAF Championship)...

For Sport

served as an assistant coach for Edmonton Drillers (1979-83)... served as head coach at the University of Victoria (1984-1988)... 
 
served as a coach in Canada Soccer’s men’s national youth and men’s national program from 1985 to 2004... served on Canada’s coaching staff when the team finished first at the 1986 CONCACAF Men’s Youth Championship (Canada qualified for Chile 1987)... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the Pan American Games Indianapolis 1987... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Chile 1987... served on Canada’s coaching staff during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1988... served as full-time coach at Canada’s High Performance Centre at Simon Fraser University (starting in 1988)... 
 
served as Canada’s national head coach (appointed as interim head coach in January 1989)... served as Canada’s head coach when the team finished first at the I Jeux de la Francophonie Maroc 1989... 
 
served on Canada’s coaching staff at the Pan American Games Habana 1991... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the 1992 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the 1992 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship... served as Canada’s youth coach at the 1994 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship... served as Canada’s youth coach when the team finished first at the 1996 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship (Canada qualified for Malaysia 1997)... served as Canada’s youth coach at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997... served as Canada’s head coach at the XIII Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999... served on Canada’s coaching staff when the team won the 2000 Football Confederation Gold Cup... served as head coach for Canada at the 2000 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament... served on Canada’s coaching staff during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2000... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001... served on Canada’s coaching staff when when the team finished third at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup... served as Canada’s head coach at the 2004 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament... 
Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2008 Honoured Coach / Entraîneur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Minnesota Kicks 25
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 25
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 25
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series ENG / Ipswich Town 21
1973-05-24 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-05] Canada Selects camp ENG / Ipswich Town 21
1972-09-07 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1972-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers ENG / Ipswich Town 20

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2004-02-08 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2004-02] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying U-23 Coach
2003-11-20 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2003-11] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying U-23 Coach
2003-09-11 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2003-09] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying U-23 Coach
2003-01-19 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2003-01] Men’s U-23 camp in Mexico U-23 Coach
2002-12-22 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2002-12] Men’s U-23 camp in USA U-23 Coach
2002-10-16 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2002-10] Men’s International Friendly match Assistant Coach
2002-05-31 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2002-05] Men’s U-23 camp in USA and Honduras U-23 Coach
2002-05-16 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2002-05] Men’s International Friendly match Assistant Coach
2002-03-08 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2002-03] Men’s U-23 camp in Mexico U-23 Coach
2002-02-03 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2002-01] CONCACAF Gold Cup Assistant Coach
2002-01-10 canm20 Stephen Hart [2002-01] Men’s U-20 camp in USA Coach
2001-11-15 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2001-11] Men’s International Friendly match Assistant Coach
2001-06-24 canm20 Paul James [2001-06] FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2001 Scout
2001-06-05 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2001-05] FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001 Assistant Coach
2001-05-24 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2001-05] Men’s pre-tournament camp Assistant Coach
2001-04-27 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2001-04] LG Cup Assistant Coach
2000-11-16 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Assistant Coach
2000-10-10 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Assistant Coach
2000-09-04 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-09] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Assistant Coach
2000-08-16 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Assistant Coach
2000-06-01 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-06] Men’s International Friendly series Assistant Coach
2000-04-26 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2000-04] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying U-23 Coach
2000-03-26 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2000-03] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying U-23 Coach
2000-03-18 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2000-03] Men’s U-23 camp in USA and Jamaica U-23 Coach
2000-02-28 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-02] CONCACAF Gold Cup Assistant Coach
1999-08-06 canm23 Bruce Twamley [1999-08] XIII Pan American Games U-23 Coach
1999-06-07 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [1999-06] Canada Cup Assistant Coach
1999-05-20 canm23 Bruce Twamley [1995-05] Men’s U-23 camp in USA U-23 Coach
1998-05-19 CAN MNT Bruce Twamley [1998-05] Men’s international match Head Coach
1998-03-31 canm23 Bruce Twamley [1998-03] Men’s U-23 camp in USA U-23 Coach
1997-06-27 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-06] FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997 U-20 Coach
1997-06-13 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-06] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp U-20 Coach
1997-05-29 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-05] Men’s U-20 preparation camp U-20 Coach
1997-03-24 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-03] Men’s U-20 camp in British Columbia Head Coach
1996-04-24 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1996-04] CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship U-20 Coach
1996-04-12 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1996-04] Men’s U-20 camp in USA U-20 Coach
1996-04-01 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1996-03] Men’s U-20 camp in Vancouver U-20 Coach
1994-08-29 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-08] CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship U-20 Coach
1994-08-14 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-08] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp U-20 Coach
1994-07-30 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-07] Men’s U-20 tour in USA and Honduras U-20 Coach
1994-07-10 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-07] Men’s U-20 camp in Hamilton U-20 Coach
1994-05-09 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-05] Eastern identification U-20 mini camp U-20 Coach
1994-05-01 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-04] Atlantic identification U-20 mini camp U-20 Coach
1994-04-02 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-03] Western identification U-20 mini camp U-20 Coach
1992-05-15 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1992-05] CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship Assistant Coach
1992-04-27 canm23 Tony Waiters [1992-04] CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualification Tournament Assistant Coach
1992-04-16 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1992-04] Paolo Valenti Trophy Assistant Coach
1992-03-24 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1992-03] Men’s U-20 camp in Vancouver Assistant Coach
1991-08-10 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1991-08] Pan American Games Assistant Coach
1991-07-08 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1991-07] Gillette Cup Assistant Coach
1991-04-04 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1991-04] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp Assistant Coach
1991-03-17 CAN MNT Bruce Twamley [1991-03] North American Nations Cup Head Coach
1989-07-23 CAN “B” Bruce Twamley [1989-07] Jeux de la francophonie Head Coach
1989-06-09 CAN MNT Bruce Twamley [1989-06] Men’s national camp Head Coach
1989-05-01 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-04] Men’s International Friendly match Assistant Coach
1989-04-19 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-04] Men’s tour in Denmark and Faroe Islands Assistant Coach
1988-09-03 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-09] CSL All-Stars West Assistant Coach
1988-08-20 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-08] CSL All-Stars East Assistant Coach
1988-08-16 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Assistant Coach
1988-07-16 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-07] Men’s national camp in Ontario Assistant Coach
1988-06-18 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-06] Men’s International Friendly match Assistant Coach
1988-05-29 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-05] Sir Stanley Matthews Cup Assistant Coach
1988-04-15 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-04] World Cup Preparation Matches Assistant Coach
1987-10-18 canm20 Tony Taylor [1987-10] FIFA U-20 World Cup Chile 1987 Assistant Coach
1987-08-17 canm20 Tony Taylor [1987-08] Pan American Games Assistant Coach
1986-09-01 canm20 Tony Taylor [1986-08] CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship Assistant Coach
1985-05-06 canm20 Tony Taylor [1985-04] Joao Havelange Tournament Assistant Coach
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1977 CAN MNT 0-0-1 25 2 1 0 60 0 0 1 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 0-1-0 24 0 1 0 45 0 0 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 0-0-2 21 2 2 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1972 CAN MNT 1-1-2 20 4 4 0 360 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 8 8 0 465 1 0 1 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 MEX 25 1 60 0 0 1 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 25 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-05 Windsor, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 POL 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-09-05 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 MEX 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-29 Baltimore, MD, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 2 USA 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-24 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 1 MEX 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-20 St. John's, NF, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 2 USA 20 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0

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