Soccer Operations

First Team


Axel Schuster CEO & Sporting Director Germany
Greg Anderson Vice President, Soccer Operations Canada
Ed Georgica Head of Operations & Facilities Canada



Marc Dos Santos Head Coach Canada / Portugal
Vanni Sartini Assistant Coach / Director of Methodology Italy
Phillip Dos Santos Assistant Coach Canada / Portugal
Youssef Dahha Goalkeeper Coach Belgium / Morocco / Canada
Steve Meadley College Scout & Homegrown Player Manager England / Canada
Andy Peat Video Analyst Coach New Zealand
Luke Summers Assistant Video Analyst England


Sports Medicine & Science

Dr. Ben Sporer Performance Strategy, Research, & Innovation Director Canada
Jake Joachim Head of Player Medical Care United States
Jon Poli Head of Physical Preparation Canada
Chris Franks Head Physiotherapist Canada
Dr. Johann Windt Head of Data Science - Performance Canada
Alexander Hinton Performance Data Scientist Canada
Quinn Thompson Soccer Operations Specialist Canada
Max Stanton Assistant Physical Preparation Coach Canada
Jose Jimenez First Assistant Athletic Therapist Canada
Ryan Davies Second Assistant Athletic Therapist Canada
Dr. Jim Bovard Team Physician Canada
Dr. Bob McCormack Team Orthopedic Surgeon Canada
Dr. David Cox Team Sports Psychologist Canada
Emma McCrudden Team Nutritionist Ireland


Team Operations

Sandy Petinakis Operations Administrator Canada
Martin McDermott Equipment Manager Ireland
Cortlin Tonn Assistant Equipment Manager Canada
Arie Vanderreyden WFC NSDC Coordinator Canada
Ken Biffi Operations Coordinator & Player Care  Peru / Canada


Development Squad

Nick Dasovic Head Coach Canada / Croatia
Michael D'Agostino Assistant Coach Canada
Miguel Suarez Performance Coach Colombia / Canada
Rachel Rennick Athletic Therapist Canada
Dave Irvine Operations & Administration Canada



Administration & Operations

Dave Irvine Head of Academy Operations & Administration Canada
Max Corcoran Academy Administrator & Billet Program Manager England / Canada
Brad Smith Academy Equipment Manager England / Canada
Alex Menzies Assistant Academy Equipment Manager Canada
Ryan Clark Collegiate Transition Manager Canada



Ricky King U-19 Head Coach England / Canada
Rich Fagan U-17 Head Coach Canada / Scotland
Scott Howey U-15 Head Coach Canada / England
Bart Choufour Pre-Academy Head Coach Canada / Netherlands
Mark Eckerle U-19 Assistant Coach Canada
Dan Fairhurst U-17 Assistant Coach England / Canada
Dante Marconato U-15 Assistant Coach Canada
Raegyn Hall Academy Head Goalkeeper Coach Canada
Andrew Foster Academy & Assistant First Team Video Analyst Canada


Sport Science

Matt Baranowicz U-19 Athletic Trainer Canada
Charles To U-17 Physiotherapist Canada
Andrew Bell U-15 Athletic Trainer Canada
Joe Vecchione Performance Coach Canada


Regional Academy Centres

Marinos Papageorgopoulos Academy Centres Director & Head Coach Canada / Greece


Girls Elite Super REX

Chris Sargeant Head Coach, Girls Elite REX & Pre-Girls Elite England / Canada
Amy Harrison Assistant Coach & BMO Academy Centres Head Coach Canada
Erin McNulty Goalkeeper Coach Canada
Cody Low Strength & Conditioning Coach Canada
Lydia Maxwell Athletic Therapist Canada
Ryan Clark Collegiate Transition Manager Canada


Whitecaps FC Executive Team