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Chris Bennett (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1952-01-15
Age 66
Birthplace: London, ENG
Raised: North Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height: 175 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Coach
Team Honours: Canada Games winner (1973)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 6
Starts: 4
Goals: 1
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-12-11
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Notes

he was five years old when his family moved from London, ENG to North Vancouver, BC... worked for Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Co. in Vancouver before moving to Toronto in 1974 to join Canada Soccer’s national team “in being”... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching B Licence in 1982... worked for adidas Canada in Toronto... in 2007, the BC Sports Hall of Fame honoured the 2004 Vancouver Whitecaps women’s team (Bennett had coached that team to a USL W-League championship)... 

For Country

he was 21 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (10 November 1973)...

For Sport

served as head coach at the University of Arkansas (1977-78)... served as head coach for Langley (1980)... served as head coach for Simon Fraser University Alumni (1982-84)... 
 
served as a coach in Canada Soccer’s men’s national youth program from 1989 to 2002... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the 1994 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship... served on Canada’s coaching staff when the team finished first at the 1996 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997... served on Canada’s coaching staff at the 2000 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament... 
 
served as Technical Director at Eagleridge Westwood SA... 
served as head coach of Vancouver Whitecaps women’s team... helped Whitecaps win the 2004 USL W-League championship... served as head coach of Vancouver Whitecaps Reserves... served as Technical Director at North Coquitlam United SC (2006-08)... served as Technical Director at South Okanagan YSA (2008-10)... again served as Technical Director at North Coquitlam United SC (starting 2011)... 
Year Prize Honour
2014 Honoured Coach / Entraîneur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1976-01-29 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-01] Men’s Olympic BC League Series 24
1975-08-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1975-07] International Competitions 23
1975-01-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1975-01] Men’s camp in Bermuda 22
1974-11-01 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-10] Men’s International Tour in Europe 22
1974-10-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-09] Men’s national camp 22
1974-06-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-06] Men’s national and national youth camp 22
1974-04-16 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-04] Men’s national camp in Bermuda 22
1973-11-13 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1973-11] Men’s International Friendly Series 21
1973-10-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1973-10] International Tour of Europe 21

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2002-03-08 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2002-03] Men’s U-23 camp in Mexico Assistant Coach
2000-09-16 canm15 Chris Bennett [2000-09] Men’s U-15 camp in Germany U-15 Coach
2000-04-26 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2000-04] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Assistant Coach
2000-03-26 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2000-03] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Assistant Coach
1999-08-06 canm23 Bruce Twamley [1999-08] XIII Pan American Games Assistant Coach
1999-07-16 CAN “B” Bruce Twamley [1999-07] St. Kitts and Nevis Soccer Festival Assistant Coach
1997-06-27 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-06] FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997 Assistant Coach
1997-06-13 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-06] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp Assistant Coach
1997-05-29 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1997-05] Men’s U-20 preparation camp Assistant Coach
1996-04-24 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1996-04] CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship Assistant Coach
1996-04-12 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1996-04] Men’s U-20 camp in USA Assistant Coach
1996-04-01 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1996-03] Men’s U-20 camp in Vancouver Assistant Coach
1994-08-29 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-08] CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship Assistant Coach
1994-08-14 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-08] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp Assistant Coach
1994-07-30 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-07] Men’s U-20 tour in USA and Honduras Assistant Coach
1994-07-10 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-07] Men’s U-20 camp in Hamilton Assistant Coach
1994-04-02 canm20 Bruce Twamley [1994-03] Western identification U-20 mini camp Assistant Coach
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1976 CAN MNT 0-1-0 24 0 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 N/A
1974 CAN MNT 0-1-2 22 3 2 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 1-0-1 21 2 1 1 111 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 5 4 2 201 1 0 0 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1975 CAN OLY 0-0-2 23 4 2 0 -- 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
1975-08-10 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 2 : 3 HUN 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-31 Ottawa, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 1 : 7 DDR 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-09 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY - POL 23 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-06 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY - POL 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-01-05 La Habana, CUB Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 4 CUB 22 85 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-31 Warsaw, POL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 POL 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-28 Budapest, HUN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 HUN 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-04-12 Hamilton, BER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-12 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 21 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-10 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 5 HAI 21 69 21 0 0 0 0 0 0

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