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Born:
Cardiff, Wales


High School:
Whitchurch, High School (Graduated 1980)


Youth Soccer:
Cardiff School Boys (76-79); Newport County (79)
 

Emigrated:
Toronto, Canada (July 1980)


Player
 

Olympics:
Competed for Canada at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics


World Cup:
Competed for Canada at the 1986 FIFA World Cup Finals, in Mexico


CSL: Earned four first team Canadian Soccer League All Star Awards Caps

Represented Canada at the international level 47 times


Coach
 

Coaching:
Earned Coach of the Year Awards at the professional and the intercollegiate levels in both the United States and Canada (92, 94, 96, 04, 07, 07)
 

Canada:
Led Canadian U20 men’s national team to CONCACAF Group title and qualification to 2001 FIFA World Youth Championships in Argentina; 2008 CONCACAF Womens' Champion; 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
 

Licensed:
Canadian Soccer ‘A’ license United States Soccer Federation ‘A’ license


Academic
B.A. Graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University
 

MBA: Graduate of Football Industries program University of Liverpool
 

Media Analyst
 

On-camera:
GOLTV, Sportsnet, CBC, CTV, The Score Television Network
 

Print:
Globe and Mail

Author

E-book:
Cracked Open

Bio

Paul James battles French great, Michel Platini in the 1986 World Cup.

Canada's only time at the World Cup