Remembering Sheldon O’Grady


Who was Sheldon O’Grady?


Sheldon was a former Capital United youth player. He was an avid soccer player and fan of the game. On January 5, 2013 our Club announced, with heavy hearts, his tragic passing at the young age of 18. The entire Cap U family continues to send our condolences to Sheldon’s family, friends and teammates. 

Want to learn more about Sheldon? Read his former coach Andreas Noe’s tribute.


Honouring Sheldon

​​Sheldon’s family has requested that donations be made to Capital United Soccer Club in his memory. The Club will endeavour to use the donated funds to assist underprivileged children and youth, who might not otherwise have the financial means to play, to play soccer with Capital United. 


​​How to Donate


​Donations can be mailed to:
Capital United
PO Box 59054
1559 Alta Vista Dr. 
Ottawa, ON, K1G 5T7


Cheques should be made payable to Capital United Soccer Club. Please be sure to provide us with your mailing address. Please refer to the Sheldon O’Grady Fund Terms of Reference.

Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email​​.


Memorial Game

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 friends and former teammates gathered to play a game to honour Sheldon. We hope this will become an annual tradition.


Algonquin thunder soccer fundraiser

The Algonquin College Thunder Men’s and Women’s Soccer Home Opening weekend will take place September 7-8, 2013. All proceeds from the games will be donated to the Sheldon O’Grady Memorial Fund.  Check out the poster for more information.


video tribute

Check out the fancy footwork in this video by Cap U player Roberto Di Nuzzo in honour of Sheldon.