Canada Soccer announces Advanced Coach Education Program Licence recipients

Eighty-seven coaches receive Advanced Coach Education Program licences

Canada Soccer has announced 87 coaches have received licences as part of its Advanced Coach Education Program announcement to wrap Q4 2021. Thirteen coaches have received or renewed their Canada Soccer A Licence including Canada Soccer’s Futsal National Team Coach Kyt Selaidopoulos. Twenty-one coaches have received or renewed their Canada Soccer B Licence including Men’s National Team player Jamar Dixon. Among the 25 Canada Soccer Children’s Licence recipients are the technical leads for Manitoba and Saskatchewan Chris Lourenco and Rahim Mohamed. Member Association staff in Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan were also among the 26 recipients of the Canada Soccer Youth Licence.

The Canada Soccer A Licence is the top-level certification in the Performance Stream of Canada Soccer’s Coach Education Program for coaches working with senior players in a college/university, professional club or academy environment. The A Licence fulfills the coach education requirements of the Canada Soccer Professional Club Licence for the first-team Head Coach.

The Canada Soccer B Licence is the entry point to the Performance Stream and continues the facilitation of learning opportunities so that coaches may work effectively with senior players in the Performance Stream pathway and prepares them to progress to the Canada Soccer A Licence.

The Canada Soccer Children’s Licence is an A Licence equivalent for coaches working with children between the ages of 5-12. The Licence aims to provide coaches with the tools they need to create the best development environments for as many players as possible at their club/academy.

The Canada Soccer Youth Licence provides coaches with theoretical and practical components focusing on holistic, effective coaching of youth players between the ages of 13-18 including designing, delivering and reflecting on all aspects of on and off field activities.

Canada Soccer Advanced Coach Education Program Licences are valid for a three-year term.

More information on the Canada Soccer A Licence program is available at: https://www.canadasoccer.com/coach/coach-education-and-certification/a-licence/

More information on the Canada Soccer B Licence program is available at: https://www.canadasoccer.com/coach/coach-education-and-certification/b-licence/

More information on Canada Soccer’s Youth Licence program is available at: https://www.canadasoccer.com/coach/coach-education-and-certification/youth-licence/

More information on the Canada Soccer Children’s Licence program is available at: https://www.canadasoccer.com/coach/coach-education-and-certification/childrens-licence/

Renewals

Canada Soccer A Licence

  • Ramin Mohammadi                       Ontario Tech University
  • Patrick Tobo                                     Unionville-Milliken Soccer Club

Canada Soccer B Licence

  • Kurt Bosch                                        Sherwood Park District Soccer Association

New Licence Holders

Canada Soccer A Licence

  • Mohand Ait Mohammed              Club de Soccer Saint-Léonard
  • Amine Yacine Benmouffok           Unattached
  • Mikael Garnier                                Club de Soccer Baie-des-Chaleurs
  • Samir Ghrib                                      Royal de Beauport
  • Vince Gidari                                     Unattached
  • Alfred Picariello Côte                     Chaude Sportif
  • Antonio Ribeiro                               Club de soccer AS Montis
  • Darren Russcher                             TSS FC
  • Kyt Selaidopoulos                           Canada Soccer/Forge FC
  • Josh Smith                                        Simon Fraser University
  • Patrick Viollat                                  McGill University

Canada Soccer B Licence

  • Philippe Bernier                              Royal de Beauport
  • Marco Bonofiglio                            Juventus Academy Toronto
  • Marco Carneiro                               Brasil FC Montreal
  • Carlton Chilcott                               CS St. Laurent
  • David Desloges                                Club de Soccer Rouge et or de l’Université Laval
  • Jamar Dixon                                     Pacific FC
  • Mohamed-Amine Errajoui            Club les Caravelles
  • Remy Eyckerman                            Unattached
  • Morteza Bagheri Khorzooghi       NDG
  • Yazid Metahri                                  CS Fabrose
  • Errajaou Mohamed-Amine          Club de Soccer Ouest de Québec
  • Mouhannad Nassouri                    Longueuil
  • Sean Rosa                                         CS Monteuil
  • Abderrahmane Saadi                     CS Fabrose
  • Armando Sanchez-Loma               University of Alberta
  • Paolo Saravia-Canessa                   FC Challenger de Mirabel
  • David Sauvry                                    Celtix Haut Richelieu
  • Farah Sidi Mohamed                      CS MRO
  • El Mehdi Taha                                  Cs les Braves d’Ahuntsic
  • Yannick Vancoff                              Association régionale de soccer de Québec
  • Kelsey Wilson                                  McGill University

Canada Soccer Children’s Licence Recipients

  • Scott Ansell                                      Cochrane Minor Soccer Association
  • Mustapha Asbai                              Club de Soccer de Cadiac
  • Austin Boryski                                  Hollandia Soccer Club
  • Paolo Cancura                                  Ottawa TFC
  • Raffaele Cantafio                            St. Charles Soccer Association
  • Mario D’Otolo                                  SC Azzurri Soccer School
  • Matthew Di Spirito                         Club de Soccer Riviere des Prairies
  • Mike Gramiak                                  Eastside Youth Soccer Association
  • Sandro Grande                                FC Laval
  • Regis Heliou                                     Club de Soccer Galaxie des La Prairie
  • Percy Hoff                                         Hollandia Soccer Club
  • Daniel Kelly                                      Saskatoon Youth Soccer Association
  • Andrew Kliment                              Unattached
  • Karim Kobbi                                      Club Montréal-Nord
  • Yann Le Roy                                      Association de Soccer de Charlesbourg
  • Chris Lourenco                                Manitoba Soccer
  • Mathieu Michel                               Association Soccer Chaudière-Ouest
  • Rahim Mohamed                            Saskatchewan Soccer
  • Eric Munoz                                       Sherwood Park District Soccer Association
  • Louis-Frédéric Pelletier                 Rimouski Soccer Club
  • Rocco Placentino                            Saint-Laurent Soccer Club
  • Antony Ramel                                  FC Gatineau
  • Jean Yanick Raoult                          FC St. Hyacinthe
  • Jorge Rodriguez                              KC Trojans & International Soccer Academy
  • Ruben Vasquez                               Eastside Memorial FC

Canada Soccer Youth Licence Recipients

  • Zach Bauld                         Soccer Nova Scotia
  • Philippe Bernier               Royal de Beauport
  • Billy Blake                          Whitby FC
  • Austin Boryski                   Hollandia Soccer Club
  • Kieran Collins                    Halifax City Soccer Club
  • Srdjan Djekanovic            Port Moody SC
  • Ashley Gooch                    Calgary Rangers
  • Josh Hartl                           Queen City United Soccer Club
  • Dwayne Head                   Queen City United Soccer Club
  • Kevin Holness                   FC Regina
  • Matt Holton                      Soccer Nova Scotia
  • Melanie Jimenez              Waterloo United
  • Haris Kevac                        Edmonton Scottish
  • Nino Kovacevic                 Soccer Nova Scotia
  • Adam Miller                      Saskatchewan Soccer Association
  • Rahim Mohamed             Saskatchewan Soccer Association
  • Matt Oosterhuis              Sherwood Park Phoenix
  • Miro Panik                         Vancouver United FC
  • Ryan Penkarski                 ORSC/RHSC
  • Markus Reinkens             Saskatchewan Soccer Association
  • Javier Reyes                      ASTRA Soccer Academy
  • Paolo Saravia-Canessa    CS Bois-des-Filion
  • Scott Thomas                    Van Isle Wave
  • Graham Thompson         Ridge Meadows Soccer Club
  • Paul Turner                       Ridge Meadows Soccer Club
  • Chris Zoller                        ASTRA Soccer Academy

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