Vancouver Whitecaps President and former Canadian National team player, Bob Lenarduzzi, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd Annual Coaches Breakfast, announced PacificSport Vancouver Island.
The public is welcome to attend the event, which takes place Friday, Sept. 21 at the Coast Bastion in Nanaimo. The $25 ticket includes admission to the keynote presentation and a buffet breakfast.
Lenarduzzi began his soccer career in England before joining the Whitecaps in 1974. He competed with the Canadian National team in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and the World Cup in 1986. After retirement, Lenarduzzi would go on to coach the national team for several years.
Instrumental in resurrecting the Vancouver Whitecaps, Lenarduzzi helped the club enter Major League Soccer in 2011. He has been inducted in the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame as a player, and was awarded the Order of British Columbia in 2005.
For more information or to purchase a ticket, please visit <www.pacificsportvi.com> or call PacificSport’s Program Coordinator, Catharine Edwards