| Nov 09, 2017
ST. CATHARINES — Ontario University Athletics named Lucio Ianiero of Brock University the Coach of the Year (West) in men’s soccer. Ianiero led the Badgers to their first playoff appearance since 2011. The team posted a record of 6-8-2. Ianiero played for the Hamilton Steelers in the original Canadian Soccer League and was the league’s 12th top scorer with nine goals. He played two seasons in the American Professional Soccer League for the Toronto Blizzard in 1993 and Toronto Rockets in 1994. He was then a long-time member of the St. Catharines Wolves, playing for them from 1995 to his retirement in 2006. He was also named an OUA All-Star in 1992 as a member of Brock University.