Coquitlam City Soccer Association Domenic Mobilio Bursary Fund

Description of donor:

Coquitlam City Soccer Association Domenic Mobilio Bursary Fund

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Mobilio was a long-time member of the Vancouver 86ers turned Vancouver Whitecaps. He played 14 seasons beginning with the team in the Canadian Soccer League, later joining the American Professional Soccer League, before finishing up a Whitecap. He retired from the professional outdoor game in 2001.

Upon retirement, Mobilio worked as a technical director with the Coquitlam City Soccer Association and became a coach of youth soccer in Coquitlam.

Purpose of Fund:

The fund's purpose will be to assist members of the Coquitlam City Soccer Association to pursue post secondary education programs in memory of Domenic Mobilio.

Eligibility:

  1. applicants must be under 23 years of age;
  2. bursaries will be awarded every year to a boy and a girl who meet the selection criteria established by the Coquitlam City Soccer Association and Coquitlam Foundation;
  3. applicants must enclose a transcript of their grades and other information that may be deemed appropriate from time to time by the Coquitlam Foundation and the Coquitlam City Soccer Association;
  4. applicants must have played for Coquitlam City Soccer Association for a minimum of three years and must have established a good academic record;
  5. additional consideration will be given to students who have demonstrated a commitment to the game of soccer and Coquitlam City Soccer Association by volunteering at camps, clinics and tournaments. Refereeing, coaching and other volunteer positions are also preferable;
  6. equal consideration will be given to applicants of all playing abilities;
  7. Domenic Mobilio provided inspirational leadership to the Coquitlam City Soccer Association and applicants should exemplify those leadership skills. His philosophy is best reflected in the following quote: "It is better to try your best than be the best" It is anticipated that successful bursary applicants will also have demonstrated their adherence to this philosophy.

How to apply for this fund:

How to donate to the fund:

There are several ways you can give to the Foundation. To see all the options click on the following link: Giving Options.

There are two popular ways you can donate to this fund. First, a cheque made payable to the Coquitlam Foundation can be sent to:

c/o 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3

Include a note that the donation is for the "Coquitlam City Soccer Association Domenic Mobilio Bursary Fund". Donations sent this way of $25 or more will receive a tax receipt.

The second way you can donate is through our online donation system, which is provided by Canada Helps, a non-profit organization. Through a fee of 3.5% to cover the cost of the credit card charge Canada Helps will issue you a tax receipt directly for your donations. We thank them for their partnership.