Angus has been involved in soccer for more than 45 years representing both the Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Canadian Soccer Associations, serving on a number of committees and as a CSA executive member since 2000. An extremely active and valuable member of the Newfoundland and Labrador soccer community, he was a fine player, a respected official, and a knowledgeable coach.
Administratively, Angus has contributed to all levels of soccer for more than 30 years. Locally, he serves as Treasurer of the St. John's Soccer Heritage Society. At the national level, Angus has had an impact in several different roles. On three occasions he's headed Canadian delegations to World Championships and represented Canada in Morocco, Chile, Argentina twice, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Honduras, and a variety of locations within the United States. He chaired the important Competition Committee of the Canadian Soccer Association for six years and represented the CSA on the Canadian Olympic Association for five years.
During the 2009 CSA Annual Meeting in Calgary, Angus Barrett was a recipient of the prestigious Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Service Award for his outstanding commitment to soccer in Canada. At the time the Sanford Award was presented, Doug Redmond, Newfoundland and Labrador S.A. President called Barrett "one of the most respected people within soccer, especially at the national and international levels." His service to the provincial association includes President from 1996 to 1999, Vice President, Treasurer, and Director of Coaching. In every soccer involvement, Angus Barrett has been a role model in every way. His longlasting, diverse contributions to the game have been crucial to the sport's development in Canada.