Whitecaps president guest speaker at breakfast

NANAIMO – PacificSport Vancouver Island is bringing out the big guns for its second annual Coaches Breakfast.

PacificSport Vancouver Island is bringing out the big guns for its second annual Coaches Breakfast.

Bob Lenarduzzi, president of Vancouver Whitecaps FC and a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame, is the keynote speaker at the Sept. 21  event at the Coast bastion Inn.

Lenarduzzi, a former North American Soccer League star, Canadian international, and coach of the Canadian national and Olympic soccer teams, will share some of his coaching experiences and lifelong lessons learned

The Coaches Breakfast is part of a series of activities during Coaches Week Sept. 14- 23 in communities in central Vancouver Island.

The diversity of courses and sessions offered include fundamental movement skills and National Coaching Certification Program certification courses for individuals at the grass roots level, to video analysis training for those involved in the high performance sports realm.

Coaches, athletes, parents of athletes or sports enthusiast are invited for breakfast and the presentation.

Tickets are $25 and available in advance only. For more information, to purchase breakfast tickets or sign up for seminars, please visit www.pacificsportvi.com or call Catharine Edwards, PacificSport’s program coordinator, at 250-740-6572.