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Stephen Hart
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Personal information
Full name Stephen Hart
Date of birth 15 March 1960 (1960-03-15) (age 49)
Place of birth    San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Canada
Youth career
Hurricane FC
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
San Fernando Strikers
Saint Mary's Huskies
Halifax King of Donair
National team
1980 Trinidad & Tobago 7 (0)
Teams managed
Halifax King of Donair (Player Coach)
Halifax King of Donair
Saint Mary’s Varsity Women’s team
Soccer Nova Scotia (Technical Director)
Canada (Assistant Coach)
Canada U-17
Canada (Interim)
Canada (Technical Director)
Canada U-20
Canada (Interim)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Stephen Hart (born 15 March 1960) is a former Trinidad and Tobago football player, who currently works as head coach of the Canadian men's national soccer team.[1]



He played in his native Trinidad and Tobago for Texaco in the Trinidad and Tobago Professional Football League and well as San Fernando club the San Fernando Strikers. Later in the same year he moved to Canada to attend Saint Mary's University, Halifax. Hart starred for the school's Saint Mary's Huskies and local amateur side Halifax King of Donair[2].

International career

In 1980 he was selected to the Trinidad and Tobago national team[3].

Coaching career

Hart coached Halifax King of Donair in 2000[4] and had been their player-coach in 1988 and 1989[5].

In the past Hart has been a coach with Canada's youth and senior teams. Previous roles include head coach of Canada's U-17 team and assistant coach to Canada's senior team. In 2007, he stepped in as the senior team's interim coach and led Canada to a semi-final spot in the CONCACAF Gold Cup[6].

Hart was technical director of Soccer Nova Scotia from 1993 to 2001[7]. On April 18, 2009, Hart was named as interim head coach of the Canadian men's national team for the second time, following the release of Dale Mitchell.[8] On December 7, 2009, Hart was named the full-time head coach of the men's national team.[9]

Personal life

Hart is a long-time Halifax resident where he lives with his wife Lynn and three daughters, Eilish, Keva and Yara Hart.




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