Rito Salomone 2016 Hall of Fame Award WinnerUpdated Monday November 14, 2016 by Oshawa Turul Soccer Club.
Rito is the current Past President. He has had 2 separate terms as President and has been involved with the Club for 10 years.
He brought the club back from near bankruptcy, managed to increase board member involvement from 3 or 4 people (meaning he held and handled all aspects of club operations during that time- screening, discipline, uniforms, city contact for fields, league contact etc.) to 13 people during his time on the board.
Had vision for the club’s future and quietly pursued avenues to help club achieve those goals over time. He brought in the role of Club Head Coach- with the introduction of LTPD and all technical training components; secured Dnipro building and field lease for our use for many years; and was instrumental in Initial Italian club sponsorship and facility use. More recently Rito led the charge for the group that negotiated and secured the training space at the indoor turf at UOIT.
Rito coached the 1997 Boys from 2007 through to the indoor 2013/14 season. He also assisted many teams through that period.