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




Dave Irvine Director, Academy Operations Canada
Max Corcoran Academy Administrator & Billet Program Manager England / Canada
Brad Smith Academy Equipment Manager Canada
Alex Menzies Assistant Academy Equipment Manager Canada
Elizabeth Watanabe Academy Education Manager Canada
Ryan Clark Collegiate Transition Manager Canada



Vanni Sartini Director of Methodology | U-23 Head Coach Italy
Rich Fagan HPP Head Coach Scotland / Canada
Nick Dasovic U-19 Head Coach Canada
Ricky King U-17 Head Coach | Technical Coordinator England
Dan Fairhurst U-16 Head Coach England / Canada
Scott Howey U-15 Head Coach England / Canada
Michael D'Agostino U-23 Assistant Coach Canada
Mark Eckerle U-17 Assistant Coach 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

Charles To Academy Physiotherapist Canada
Andrew Bell Academy Athletic Trainer Canada
Joe Vecchione Performance Coach  
Matt Baranowicz Academy Athletic Therapist  
Alex Hodgins Mental 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