Alex Hylan

16 November 1928
Date of passing
13 October 2012 (Age 83)
Clydebank, SCO
Where they grew up
Clydebank, Scotland


Alex Hylan

Alexander McCabe Hylan... he was 22 years old when he moved to Montréal, QC, CAN in 1951... he moved from Québec to British Columbia in 1973... he was 83 years old when he passed away on 13 October 2012 in Victoria, BC... worked for Canadian Vickers... as noted in his obituary in the Victoria Times Colonist, Alex “contributed to all levels of Canadian soccer with a positive impact at the community, national, international and professional levels”...

honoured as a Canada Soccer Life Member... posthumously honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame... posthumously honoured by the Soccer Hall of Fame of British Columbia...

For Sport

served on Canada Soccer’s Board of Directors (1973-74 as well as 1975-76 and 1976-77 for Minor Soccer; 1977-78 to 1988-89 as Director, Technical)... served on Canada Soccer committees including Non-Amateur/Professional Committee and Senior Amateur Committee... served as Canada Soccer Director of Technical Programs... served as Head of Delegation with Canada Soccer’s National Teams from 1983 to 1988 and once again in 2002, including the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Football Tournament and the FIFA U-20 World Cup USSR 1985...

was a founding member of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association in 1969 and later served as president of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association (1972-73)...

served as Secretary of the Québec Minor Soccer Association...

served as director for Vancouver Island SA... served as director for Oak Bay SA... served as Treasurer of the Lower Island YSA...

Individual Honours

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