Eric King (CAN)
Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
|Date of birth:||1937-11-01|
|Date of death:||2011-05-30|
|School(s):||University of Saskatchewan|
Canada Soccer Past General Secretary
Canada Soccer Life Member (†)
Hall of Fame honoured member
he was 19 years old when he moved to Toronto, ON; moved to Saskatchewan a year later... he married his wife Shirley (they had children Lisa and Michelle)... he was 73 years old when he passed away in Kingston, ON on 30 May 2011... earned a teaching degree from the University of Saskatchewan...
served as president of the Saskatchewan Soccer Association... served as the eighth secretary of the Canadian Soccer Association (1968-85), known as the Canadian Soccer Football Association until 1971... was in fact the first full-time Secretary of Canada Soccer (the position was part time until July 1970)... was a member of Canada Soccer’s bid committee for the 1986/1990 FIFA World Cup... served as Vice President Operations & Marketing for the Coaching Association of Canada...
|2012||Life Member / membre à vie (†)||Canada Soccer Life Member|
|2002||Honoured Builder / Bâtisseur honoré||Canada Soccer Hall of Fame|
|1994||Recipient / Récipiendaire||Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Award|