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Dr. Dominic Maestracci (FRA)

Date of birth: 1941-08-20
Age 78
Birthplace: Luri, Corsica, FRA
Raised: Luri, Corsica, FRA
Height: 172 cm
All Positions: Referee
Canada Soccer Past President
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-05-02
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Dominique Maestracci... he was 26 years old when he moved to Canada in 1967... earned BSc (Physiology and Chemistry) from Université Grenoble in 1963... earned his Diploma in advance studies (Biochemistry) from Université Aix-Marseille  in 1965... earned his Diploma in Biochemical engineering from INSA Lyon in 1967... earned his PhD (cell biology) from Université Sherbrooke in 1971... completed post-doctoral studies in Gastroenterology from Rutgers Medical School in 1973... earned his Masters in Public administration from ENAP in 1984...was a professor of medicine at Université Montréal... 

For Sport

served as a Canada Soccer List of Referees (1983-1989)... served as a Canada Soccer Referee Assessor (1990 to 2003) and National Instructor (1983, 1989)... 
served as Technical Director for ARS Estrie (1969-71)... served as President of ARS Estrie (1974-75)... served as Vice-President of ARS Concordia (1985-87)... served as Vice-President (1997 to 2003) and President of the Fédération de soccer du Québec (2003 to 2006)... 
served as a vice president of the Canadian Soccer Association (2006-08)... served as the 32nd president of the Canadian Soccer Association (2008-12)... served as a head of delegation with Canada’s national teams, including FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament (Beijing 2008), and les Jeux de la Francophonie (gold in 1997)... served on several Canada Soccer committees, notably Senior Amateur Committee (1979-81), Referees Committee (1990-1993), Referee Assessment Committee (1995-2001), Finance Committee (2001-03), Futsal Committee (2003-05), Blue-print Review Committee (2003-05), Organization Review Steering Committee (2004-06), and Governance Committee (2006-07)... 
served on the National Organising Committee (Montréal Chairman) for the FIFA U-16 World Tournament Canada 1987 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served as a member of the Local Organising Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007... served on the Organising Committee for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011... served on the Organising Committee for the London 2012 Olympic Football Tournaments... 
Year Prize Honour
2019 Recipient / Récipiendaire Canada Soccer President’s Award
2012-13 Action bénévole nationale Le Maurice Sports Québec
2012 Membre honoré (Bâtisseur) / Honoured Member (Builder) Québec Soccer Hall of Fame

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2011-06-26 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-06] CONCACAF Gold Cup Head of Delegation
2010-05-24 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2010-05] Men’s International Friendly match Head of Delegation
2008-10-16 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head of Delegation
1997-09-07 canm23 Otmane Ibrir [1997-09] Jeux de la francophonie Head of Delegation

Women's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2009-07-23 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2009-07] Women’s International Friendly Head of Delegation
2006-08-23 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2006-08] Women’s national camp Head of Delegation


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