Media Advisory: John Herdman and Karina LeBlanc To Host Soccer Clinic

October 3, 2013

OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDAL WINNING COACH JOHN HERDMAN AND GOALKEEPER KARINA LEBLANCTO HOST YOUTH SOCCER CLINIC

TORONTO – On Saturday, October 5th, John Herdman, Head Coach of the London 2012 bronze medal winning Canadian Women’s Soccer Team and Karina LeBlanc, London 2012 bronze medallist, will host a free soccer clinic for local youth aged 9-14 years.
Herdman and LeBlanc will run the clinic in collaboration with localvolunteer soccer coaches.

The clinic, sponsored by Teck, is aimed to encourage active living, skill development and team work. Media are invited to attend for photo and interview opportunities.

WHO:          John Herdman, Head Coach, Canada’s Women’s National
Soccer Team, Head Coach of the London 2012 bronze medal
winning Canadian Women’s Soccer Team
                   Karina LeBlanc, London 2012 bronze medallist, Goalkeeper,
Canadian Women’s Soccer Team

WHEN:         Saturday, October 5, 2013
9:00am MDT – Soccer Clinic Opens
10:00am MDT – Meet & Greet with John
Herdman and Karina LeBlanc

WHERE:     Sparwood Recreation Centre Soccer Field
367 Pine Avenue
Sparwood, BC

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: lbeaudin@olympic.ca

Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788
Email: jalmeida@olympic.ca

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director Communications
Tel: 416-324-4136/ Cell: 289-388-6419
Email: dsoudas@olympic.ca

Teck Contact:
Nic Milligan
Manager, Community and Aboriginal Affairs
Tel. 250-425-3335
Email: nic.milligan@teck.com

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