|Date of birth||April 22, 1941|
|Place of birth||Sarrail, Alberta, Canada|
In 1953, during the first Vancouver Sun Tournament of Champions (Youth Provincial Cup Competition Finals) played in Callister Park, Gerela (Powell River) was chosen to be the first "Sun Soccer Boy".
Gerela was head coach of the Capilano College Blues women's soccer team from 1992 to 1994. He held the position of technical director at the Wesburn youth soccer club in 2004. He was the coach of the Croatia Sports Club soccer team in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League's Premier division.
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