WIBA Monthly Luncheon - May 11

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WIBA Monthly Luncheon - May 11
5/11/2021 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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$50.00
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Featured Speaker: Roy Turner, Tournament Director for The Wichita Open

Bio: Roy Turner grew up in Liverpool, England. As a child and throughout his young adulthood, he played soccer. Moving to the United States at the age of 18, he played professional soccer in various cities.

Roy spent eleven seasons as the head coach for the Wichita Wings and led the most successful seasons, winning the 1981 Major Indoor Soccer League Western Division Championship. In total, Turner won 254 career games with the Wings and they made the MISL/National Professional Soccer League (NPSL) playoffs in ten of the eleven seasons. He coached the team to four MISL semi-final playoff appearances. He also coached forty-five players who played for national teams and thirteen players that reached the English Premier League. In addition, he was also head coach on two MISL All-Star teams. He finished his career with the Wings as the General Manager and President.  

Turner is now the Tournament Director of the Wichita Open and under his leadership, the tournament has grown into one of the biggest events on the professional tour and generates over $6.5 million in economic impact each year for the City of Wichita. In 2020, over $150,000 was donated to local charities. 

 

Prices:

Member: $20
Non-Member: $50
Cost at the door: Additional $5

RSVP by Monday, May 10 at noon

Sponsors: OneSource Technology & 

Prize Sponsors: Emprise Bank & Tanganyika Wildlife Park

Welcome Sponsor: Pen Publishing

Location
The Petroleum Club
100 N. Broadway #900
Wichita 67202
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