Builder - Dick Howard

Born: Bromborough, Cheshire, England, June 10, 1943.Dick Howard

Played 5 times for Canada. c. Chester (Football League), Hamilton Primos 1967, Detroit Cougars 1968, Rochester Lancers 1970, Toronto Metros 1971-74.

Goalkeeper. One of Canada's top goalkeepers for over a decade, he starred for the Toronto Metros in their early years in the NASL as well as playing five times for Canada. Played in 68 games in the NASL in six seasons. A student of the art of goalkeeping, he has assisted in the development of many fine goalkeepers and was assistant coach of the national team in 1981. Appointed Technical Director of the Canadian Soccer Association in June of 1986. In 1988, FIFA, appointed him to its panel of instructors for coaching courses. Since that time he has conducted FIFA courses in such far flung places as Kuwait, Fiji, India, Bermuda, Nepal and Surinam to name just a few. In 1991 he was appointed as a member of the FIFA Technical Study Group at the 1991 World Youth Championship in Portugal. He resigned as the CSA's Technical Director effective March 1, 1992, but has continued his work with FIFA, as well as becoming an analyst on television and writing a soccer column for the Toronto Sun.