Marco Ianuzzi - U12/13 Coach

Marco Iannuzzi is a celebrated athlete and coach, whose sports career is adorned with prestigious titles and awards. A Grey Cup Champion and a 1st round draft pick in the CFL, Marco enjoyed an impressive 8-year career with the BC Lions. His athletic prowess was evident early on, with his role in securing two NCAA Ivy League Championships and a CJFL National Championship. Additionally, he led his high school teams to three undefeated Provincial Championships.

Beyond the field, Marco has been recognized for his significant contributions to the community. He is a recipient of the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers and the CFL’s Tom Pate Award for outstanding community engagement. Moreover, his commitment to community building earned him the BC Lions Jamie Taras Award twice. Marco also showcased his intellectual versatility by winning an episode of CBC’s “Canada’s Smartest Person.”

Marco has been coaching various sports since 2002, including football, track, and soccer, and expanded his coaching repertoire to basketball in 2016. His diverse coaching background and extensive experience both in competitive sports and community engagement highlight his multifaceted approach to mentorship and development.