Builder - Derek Wisdom

Born: Porth, Wales, April 1934Derek Wisdom

Derek Wisdom is known throughout New Brunswick as "Mr. Soccer." His involvement in soccer in the province began in 1965 and spanned 41 years. He helped establish Soccer New Brunswick in the mid 1960s and served as Executive Director from 1992 to 1998. His organizational skills and passion for the sport are credited with its phenomenal growth throughout the province from 350 registered players in 1966 to over 17,000 in 2005.