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Hubert Busby, Jr

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Full name  Hubert Busby, Junior
Name  Hubert Jr.
1994  Detroit Wheels
Position  Goalkeeper
Years  Team
Education  Queen's University
Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Footballer

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Date of birth  (1969-06-18) 18 June 1969 (age 46)
Place of birth  Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Current team  Seattle Sounders Women

Woman Talking Football - Sarah Dwyer-Shick & Hubert Busby Jr. - WTF 002

Hubert Busby Junior (born 18 June 1970, in Kingston, Ontario) is a Canadian former footballer and manager, who currently works for the Seattle Sounders Women.


Playing career

As a player, Busby spent time with the Toronto Lynx, Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, Oxford United, Crystal Palace, Millwall, Caldas Sport Clube, and Ottawa Wizards.

Management career

After retiring from soccer, he earned a degree in sociology from Queen's University, and earned his USSF "A" license and NSCAA "A" diploma with over 10 years of diversified coaching experience including the women's programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University and Queen's University.

His first professional coaching experience was in 2003 with the Ottawa Wizards, where he led he Wizards to a conference title and clinched a playoff spot. During the playoffs the Ottawa Wizards Board handed a two days notice to the Canadian Soccer League in withdrawing from the playoffs. As a result from that the CSL revoked the franchise.

In 2004, he was named Canadian Youth Team Coach for the National Training Centre in Eastern Canada and Technical Director for the Kanata Soccer Club. As well he served as the head coach for the Ottawa St. Anthony Italia he won the Ontario Cup and help the team finish runners up to the Windsor Border Stars in the Open Canada Cup.

In 2005, he was named the new Head Coach for the Toronto Lynx, where he had a disappointing season finishing with a league worst three wins, 17 losses, and eight ties the worst performance in league history and 12th place in the 12 team league. After one season with the Lynx he left the head coach role.

After leaving the Lynx in 2006 he coached the AFC Leopards of the VMSL Premier B Division, and led them to the Imperial Cup but lost in the quarter-finals to Westside FC. He left the Leopards to become the Whitecaps FC Academy's NSPPP Technical Coordinator. On 16 December 2009 was named as the successor of Bob Birarda as Vancouver Whitecaps Women head coach and left the Whitecaps FC Academy.

In 2013, Busby signed on as Head Coach and general manager for the Seattle Sounders Women.


Hubert Busby, Jr. Wikipedia