Vancouver Whitecaps FC Ring of Honour Inductee Carl Valentine to Headline 2020 Conference
Release…November 6, 2019
We are excited to announce Vancouver Whitecaps FC Ring of Honour inductee Carl Valentine is confirmed as our 57th Annual WCTA Conference and Trade Show keynote speaker!
Image credit Bob Frid/Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Valentine is a former professional soccer player and coach who has had a long association with soccer in the Vancouver area. He is the club’s all-time leader in appearances, fourth all-time in goals scored and currently serves as a club ambassador and U-16 Residency assistant coach.
The organizing committee is also very excited about our world-class line-up of turf management heavy hitters presenting at this year’s conference including:
Dr. Michael Brownbridge, Vineland Research & Innovation Centre
Dr. Doug Soldat, University of Wisconsin
Dr. Paul Koch, University of Wisconsin
Dr. John Sorochan University of Tennessee
Dr. Brian Horgan, Michigan State University
Dr. Tom Hsiang, University of Guelph
Chris Carson, Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield, New Jersey
Robert Heggie, Toronto FC
Larry Gilhuly, US Golf Association (retired)
Check the show program for all 25+ speakers, topics and session timings. Delegate registration opens end November (maybe sooner) but go ahead and mark Feb 11-13, 2020 at the River Rock Casino Resort on your calendar now!