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Carolina Morace

Carolina Morace is the former Head Coach of the Canadian and Italian Women’s National Teams, as well as S.S. Lazio C.F. in the Serie A Femminile. As Head Coach of the Canadian Women’s National Team from 2009-2011, the program experienced unprecedented success. Canada won the 2010 CONCACAF Championship and Four Nations Tournament, as well as the 2010 and 2011 Cyprus Cups all under Morace’s guidance. She also guided Canada to qualification for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany. During her time managing the Italian National Team from 2000-2005, Morace led Italy to the 2001 and 2005 European Championships after two successful qualifying campaigns. She has coached some of the top women’s footballers in the world, including Christine Sinclair and Patrizia Panico. Morace herself is one of the most decorated women’s footballers in history, having scored over 550 domestic league goals in the Serie A Femminile playing for clubs such as Lazio, Milan, and Modena, as well as 105 goals in 153 caps for the Italian Women’s National Team. She was top scorer in the Serie A Femminile an unbelievable twelve times over her career, and played in six European Championships and the inaugural FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991. Morace holds a EUFA PRO License and has the unique designation of being the first female to coach a professional men’s football team (Viterese of Serie C).