Cal Blankendal is first and foremost an avid sports fan who is actively involved in the development of football in Bermuda. His keen interest in football led him to becoming a past President of the Western Stars Sports Club (Dandy Town) and a Bermuda Football (Soccer) Association (BFA) 1st Vice President. In 2009, Cal was asked to serve as the CEO of Bermuda’s Brazilian Football School and served as the BFA’s 1st Vice President until September 2014.
His passion for the ‘Beautiful Game’ has allowed him to travel and gain firsthand insight into the professional world of football such as attending;
Two FIFA congresses & two FIFA World Cups
FIFA administrator and team manager workshops
Bermuda Football Association – Head of Team/Tour Delegation
Led Bermuda’s Brazilian Football tours to Holland (AJAX), Germany (Bayer Leverkusen), England (Chelsea), USA (International Disney Cup and EDP Cup)
FIFA Futsal Coaching Clinic
Calvin is married to Pearl and has 3 daughters (Valerie, Daphne & Cally) of which Cally is following in her father’s footsteps, studying in England and playing Football (soccer). Calvin owns a sports management Agency and is employed by Firm Advisory Ltd, providing Business Brokerage Services to local entities.