Dick Howard
Dick
Howard

Born
10 June 1943
Age
79
Birthplace
Bromborough, ENG
Height
188 cm
School(s)
Chester College Brockport State
Where they grew up
ENG
TEAM HONOURS (1)
Stats
International "A" - CAN MNT
5 Appearances
5 Starts
0 cleansheets

Bio

Dick Howard

Richard James Howard... moved to Canada in 1967... physical education teacher at Crescent School... earned BSc (Physical Education) from State University of New York, College at Brockport (1970)... worked as head of department of physical education at Crescent School (from 1966-67 and then again starting in 1972)... worked as physical education teacher at R.J. Lang Junior High School (1971-72)... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching A Diploma...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame... recipient of Canada Soccer’s Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Service Award in 2019...

represented Canada in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1972... made five international “A” appearances from 1972 to 1973 with Canada Soccer's Men’s National Team as a goalkeeper...

with Primo Hamilton FC, a National League Ontario winner (O’Keefe Trophy in 1967)...

walked out the Voyageurs Cup as part of the pre-match protocol at the 2017 Canadian Championship on 27 June... was part of Canada Soccer’s post-match Guard of Honour on 27 March 2022 to celebrate Canada’s qualification to the men’s 2022 FIFA World Cup (along with nine other former players)...

said Howard in August 1986, “we have to bring back an aspect of fun to the game and concentrate on developing individual skills”...

wrote Canada Soccer in 1992, Dick “was responsible for administering the five-level National Coaching Certification Program pioneered by Canadian soccer. He wrote the mini soccer teaching manual and coordinated the development of this program for young players across Canada. He helped develop and conducted clinics for Canada Soccer's Gillette Soccer 2000 program for provincial associations and communities such as Resolute and Rankin Inlet in the Northwest Territories”...

For Country

he was 29 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...

For Sport

served on Canada’s coaching staff at the 1976 CONCACAF Men’s Youth Championship... served on Canada’s coaching staff during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1981... served as Canadian Soccer Association Technical Director (June 1986 to March 1992)... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA World U-16 Tournament Scotland 1989 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)...

worked in the technical department for the St. Kitts & Nevis Football Association...

served on the Technical Study Group at the FIFA World Youth Championship Portugal 1991 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served on the Technical Study Group for the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Football Tournament... served on the Technical Study Group at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Football Tournaments... served on the Technical Study Group at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Spain 1996... served on the Technical Study Group at the FIFA World Youth Championship Nigeria 1999 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)... served on the Technical Study Group at the FIFA World Youth Championship Argentina 2001 (FIFA U-20 World Cup)...

served as a coaching instructor for the FIFA Futuro program... served on the Concacaf Panel for Coaching Matters... served as a FIFA Instructor for Coaching Courses...

has worked as a television soccer analyst (including the 1990 FIFA World Cup Italy)...

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