Player - John Catliff

Born: Vancouver, B.C., January 8, 1965.John Catliff

Played 43 times for Canada. Clubs: Calgary Kickers 1987, Vancouver 86ers 1988-92. A surprise choice for Canada's Olympic team in 1984 while still attending Harvard University in the United States. Played for Canada in the Great Wall of China Tournament in June of 1984 playing in Canton, Beijing and Tianjin against Nigeria, Congo, the Republic of China and the Polish U21 team scoring five goals in the four games. A key player in the dominance of the 86ers in winning the Canadian Soccer League title four years in a row. He first won the CSL championship with the Calgary Kickers in 1987 and then four subsequent championships with the Vancouver 86ers in 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991. He was the leading goalscorer in the CSL in 1988 with 22 goals and in 1990 with 19 goals and finished second highest with 69 goals in his five seasons in the league.