Canada Soccer announces March 2021 Coach Education program recipients and renewals

Eleven coaches receive Canada Soccer A & B Licence awards and renewals

Canada Soccer announced that eleven coaches received Canada Soccer A & B Licence awards and renewals in March 2021. Canada Soccer Hall of Fame Men’s National Team player and coach Colin Miller, and former Men’s National Team and Women’s National Team youth coach and long-time coach developer Valerio Gazzola are among the renewals for the month.

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.

Canada Soccer 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/

Recipient

Canada Soccer A Licence

  • Mark Rogers                     South Delta United Soccer Club

Renewals

Canada Soccer A Licence

  • Valerio Gazzola                Laval Soccer Region
  • Colin Miller                        Northshore Girls SC A
  • Giuseppe Politi                 North Bay Selects SC

Canada Soccer B Licence

  • Claude Bolton                   Swan City FC
  • Pedro Daza                        NCI – Manitoba
  • Hugh Dooley                     Queen City SC
  • Carole Holt                        Edmonton Scottish United SC
  • Roy Hillier                          Ottawa Internationals SC
  • Lee Merricks                     LM Premier Coaching
  • Dave Spendlove               Soccer Quest

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