Canadian soccer legend to keynote Thompson Rivers University sports breakfast

Image Credit: Contributed

KAMLOOPS - Bob Lenarduzzi is returning to Thompson Rivers University.

The Canadian soccer legend will be this year’s keynote speaker for the university’s annual scholarship breakfast in the fall.

Lenarduzzi represented Canada on the international stage and has been central to Vancouver’s soccer scene as a player, coach and administrator. He’s currently president of Vancouver’s Major League Soccer team, the Whitecaps.

He received an honourary doctorate this spring from the university as part of the school’s convocation ceremonies.

The breakfast is a fundraiser for student athletes and scholoarships. The event will be buffet style running from 6:45 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sept. 29 at the university’s Grand Hall. Tickets are $100.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Brendan Kergin or call 250-819-6089 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

Editor's Note in response to allegations from Vernon RCMP Supt. Jim McNamara
Editor’s note: • Watch shifts at the Vernon detachment have fallen to as low as three roadable officers. • The department suffers from chronic understaffing. • Sources, who we trust and who have knowledge of the s

Top News