Dino Soupliotis

04 January 1933
Date of passing
29 January 2017 (Age 84)
Volos, GRE
178 cm
Where they grew up
Volos, Greece


Dino Soupliotis

Constantinos Soupliotis... he was married to wife Toula (they had children Tony, Athena, Andreas)... he was 36 years old when he moved from Volos to Montréal in 1969... he was 84 years old when he passed away in Montréal on 29 January 2017...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as a referee... recipient of Canada Soccer’s Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Service Award in 1995...

refereed more than 2,000 matches over 28 years from 1953 to 1980... Québec Soccer named the Prix Dino-Soupliotis in his honour, awarded to the referee of excellence...

as noted in his 2017 obituary, he “dedicated his life to the advancing art, science, fitness, and psychology of refereeing”...

For Sport

served on the FIFA List of Referees and Assistant Referees for five years (1976 to 1980)... over the course of his career as a Referee and Assistant Referee, he was appointed to matches in leagues including the North American Soccer League...

was appointed a referee for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... served as a referee at the Pan American Games...

served as a FIFA Referee Instructor (1994 to 2001)... served on Canada Soccer’s Referees’ Committee... served as a Canada Soccer Referee Instructor... served as a Canada Soccer Referee Assessor...

Individual Honours