Association adds new staff members

The Canadian Soccer Association is pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff members to its offices. Ms. Sandra Gage has been hired to the position of Director, Business Development while Ms. Sylvie Béliveau to the position of Long-Term Player Development Manager.
Ms. Gage is a marketing and communications specialist with over seventeen years experience in the Canadian sport system. Her previous positions include Director, Marketing and Communications for Coaching Association of Canada, Executive Director of Partnership Development with Esteem Team Association, and Director, Corporate Partnerships with Skate Canada. In her new role with the Canadian Soccer Association, she will be responsible for the overall direction of marketing, sponsorship and communications activities within the organization.

The Canadian Soccer Association is pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff members to its offices. Ms. Sandra Gage has been hired to the position of Director, Business Development while Ms. Sylvie Béliveau to the position of Long-Term Player Development Manager.
Ms. Gage is a marketing and communications specialist with over seventeen years experience in the Canadian sport system. Her previous positions include Director, Marketing and Communications for Coaching Association of Canada, Executive Director of Partnership Development with Esteem Team Association, and Director, Corporate Partnerships with Skate Canada. In her new role with the Canadian Soccer Association, she will be responsible for the overall direction of marketing, sponsorship and communications activities within the organization.
Ms. Béliveau is a long-time soccer coach and member of numerous technical committees. She was of course Canada’s coach at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Sweden 1995, Canada’s first entry at a FIFA Women’s World Cup. She serves as a member of the FIFA Technical and Development Committee and is an honoured member of Canada’s The Soccer Hall of Fame. In her new role with the Canadian Soccer Association, she will be responsible for implementing the Association’s Wellness to World Cup long-term player development program.
The Canadian Soccer Association, in cooperation with its members and partners, provides leadership in the pursuit of excellence in soccer, both nationally and internationally. Founded in 1912, its vision is leading Canada to victory and Canadians to a life-long passion for soccer.

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