Derek Wisdom
Derek
Wisdom

Born
Apr 06, 1934
Age
88
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Porth, WAL
Height
N/A
School(s)
N/A
Where they grew up
Porth, WAL

Bio

Derek Wisdom

Derek George Wisdom... worked as a teacher in countries including England, Australia, Ghana... he moved to Saint John, NB in 1963... worked as principal at Princess Elizabeth School in Saint John... worked as a Physical Education co-ordinator for the Saint John School Board... attended Canada Soccer’s 1978 FIFA/Coca-Cola World Football Development Seminar in Victoria, BC (referees)...

wrote Dr. Fred Stambrook in 1988, “Derek has made an outstanding contribution to the development of the game not only in New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces, but also across Canada as Chairman of the Canada Soccer Referees Committee”...

For Country

played for Wales youth team... 

For Sport

helped establish Soccer New Brunswick in 1965... served as president of the Saint John Youth Soccer Association (starting in 1975)...

served as Chairman of Canada Soccer’s Referees Committee... served as a Canada Soccer Referee Instructor... served as a Canada Soccer Referee Assessor... served as Referee-in-Chief for the Atlantic Soccer League... served as a member of the CONCACAF referees committee (1981-88)...

served as Vice President of the organising committee for the 1985 Canada Summer Games... served as Vice Chairman and worked as the Venue Operations for the Saint John Site at the FIFA U-16 World Tournament Canada 1987 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served as head of delegation with Canada’s national youth teams, including the 2003-04 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament...

Individual Honours

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