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Dave Dawson The Packet & Times Sebastian Chiaramida was recognized as an outstanding soccer coach – one of just two in the nation – by Allstate Canada as part of a special ceremony Wednesday night at Ramara Centre. The long-time Ramara Soccer Club coach was presented the award by, from left, Kate Lewis (Allstate agency manager), Diana Matheson (Canadian Olympic soccer player) and Suzy Ferdinand (president of Ramara Soccer Club.)

Local soccer coach honoured

Orillia's Sebastian Chiaramida is one of just two soccer coaches from across the country to be recognized by Allstate Canada as part of their recognition program with the Canadian Soccer Association.

Alliston native Deanne Rose is in Jordan with her Canadian teammates for the FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup. JOHN MAJOR/CANADA SOCCER

Rose in Jordan with women's team

Alliston native Deanne Rose is in Jordan with her Canadian soccer teammates for the FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup, which got underway on Thursday.

Alliston native Deanne Rose heads up field with the ball during an international friendly match, held in Toronto this past summer. PAUL GIAMOU/CANADA SOCCER

Canada's rising star

Four years ago, when the Canadian women’s soccer team defeated France in the bronze-medal game to win their first Olympic medal, Deanne Rose was just 13 years old.

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