Hamilton, Bermuda – Blue Devils FC announced today that Cal Blankendal has joined the club as an Advisor. Blankedal has worked closely with the club in previous years, most notable spearheading a 2018 tour to Bermuda where the Blue Devils League1 men’ team played and won the Bermuda Triangle Cup as well as an exhibition match against the Bermuda Men’s National Team held at the National Stadium. Blankendal also played a key role with Blue Devils Technical Director Brett Mosen in establishing a partnership between the Blue Devils and local Bermudian football club Dandy Town FC.
In his role as an advisor to the Blue Devils, Blankendal will be actively working to strengthen ties between Bermuda, Bermuda FA, local football clubs and Blue Devils FC. He hopes to create more opportunities for both Blue Devils teams to experience and play in Bermuda while also providing opportunities for Bermudian players to travel and play in Canada.
Throughout his career, Blankendal has served in numerous roles tied closely to the growth and development of sport in Bermuda including:
- President & CEO of Bermuda’s Sports Management Group
- CEO of Caribbean Sports & Entertainment Management Group
- Executive Director of the Bermuda Cricket Board
- Past CEO of Bermuda’s Brazilian Football School
- Past Bermuda Football (Soccer) Association (BFA) First Vice President
- Past President of the Western Stars Sports Club (Dandy Town) – Bermuda
Blankendal also holds a UEFA B and a UEFA C license.