The PMSC Academy employs a highly motivated group of soccer education specialists to ensure that that all players receive the optimum level of service on and off the playing field.

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Brittany (Timko) Baxter
PMSC Technical Director

Honours  

  • Canada Soccer Hall of Fame 2020 
  • British Columbia Soccer Hall of Fame 2020
  • Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame 2020
  • Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame (2012 Olympic Team) 2019
  • British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (2012 Olympic Team) 2015
  • Olympic Bronze Medal- Women’s Football 2012 
  • Golden Boot Award- U20 World Championships 2005
  • Big 12 Player of the Year (University of Nebraska) 2004-2005-2006
  • NSCAA All-American 2004 & 2005
  • British Columbia Soccer Player of the Year 2003

Coaching Certification 

  • Children’s Licence (candidate) - Canada Soccer 2021
  • Learning Facilitator (candidate)- National Coaching Certification Program 2021
  • National B Coaching Certification 2019
  • Technical Director Diploma- BC Soccer 2018

Education 

  • Bachelor’s of Psychology- University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2008

Playing Experience

  • 132 Career appearances Canadian National Senior Team 2002-2015
  • Appeared in three World Cups 2003, 2007, 2011
  • Appeared in two Olympic Games Beijing 2008, London 2012
  • Played professionally in five countries - Australia, Sweden, Germany, U.S.A, Canada
  • Won two W-League Championships with the Vancouver Whitecaps Women 2004, 2006
  • Nebraska Huskers 2003-2006
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Mike Girard
Assistant Technical Director
Goalkeeper Coach

Coaching Experience:

  • PMSC Assistant Technical Director
  • PMSC Goalkeeper Coach
  • PMSC Club Coach
  • PMSC Academy Coach
  • UBC Women’s Team, Assistant Coach
  • Whitecaps FC Academy Coach

Playing Experience

  • Whitecaps USL 2
  • Capilano University Soccer Player

Education

  • Capilano University
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Dalibor Plavsic
Assistant Technical Director

Honours

  • 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, Gold Medalist – Canada Soccer Remote Opposition Analyst

Coaching Certification

  • Bachelor of Education UBC 2018
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology UFV 2015

Coaching Experience

  • PMSC Assistant Technical Director
  • PMSC Club Coach
  • PMSC Academy Coach
  • Canada Soccer Performance Manager
  • Vancouver Whitecaps Staff
  • BC Soccer Coach Facilitator
  • BCSPL Head Coach
Playing Experience
  • University of Fraser Valley Soccer Player
Education
  • University of Fraser Valley
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Yuri Vasilevski
Director of Grassroots Development

Coaching Certifications

  • Canada Soccer National B (2004)
  • UEFA A (2012)
  • UEFA B (2008)

Coaching Experience

  • Port Moody SC Director of Grassroots Development
  • NCUSC Technical Director
  • BCSPL Head Coach

Playing Experience

  • FC Dynamo Kiev
  • FC Torpedo Moscow
  • FC Veria

Education

  • National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine)
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Larry Moro
On-Field Coordinator U2-U3 Tykes Academy and U4-U5 Minis Academy
  • Centennial Sr Girls soccer head coach 2000 - present. BC Champions 2000, 2018 & 2019. 
  • PMSC Adult Premier FVSL Gunners Coach 2009-2019
  • PMSC Board of Directors: Coach Development Coordinator Portfolio 2017-2019
  • PMSC Youth coach 1999-2009 (Boys Cougars BC Champs 2015 & 2016; Girls Wildcats)
  • BCSA Staff Coach 1985-2000
  • SD43 Teacher since 1983
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Alexander Apostol
Staff Coach

Coaching Experience

  • PMSC Academy Coach
  • PMSC Boys & Girls Club Coach
  • PMSC Pacific Coast Soccer League Women's Coach
  • Adaptive Soccer Program Coach

Coaching Certification

  • Canada Soccer National C
  • Goalkeeper License

Playing Experience

  • PMSC Men's Team
  • PMSC U21 Team
  • Surrey-Guildford United Metro Youth Player

Education

  • Douglas College
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Tudor Mihaila
Staff Coach

Coaching Experience

  • Port Moody SC Staff Coach
  • Simon Fraser University, Men’s Team staff
  • Whitecaps FC academy staff/li>

Playing Experience

  • Canada Youth National Team
  • Simon Fraser University
  • BC Provincial Team
  • Whitecaps Residency

Education

  • Simon Fraser University
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Jovan Blagojevic
Staff Coach

Honours

  • Drafted by Vancouver Whitecaps in MLS Super Draft 2015
  • 3 time All American (NCSAA)
  • NSCAA West Region Player of the Year
  • NSCAA GNAC Division Player of the Year
  • Simon Fraser University Men’s Team Captain
  • SFU Athlete of the Year
  • SFU Lorne Davis Award recipient

Coaching Experience

  • Port Moody SC Staff Coach/li>
  • Surrey United FC Staff Coach

Playing Experience

  • Vancouver Whitecaps, MLS
  • Stanmore Hawks FC
  • Simon Fraser University

Education

  • The University of Sydney, Medical Doctor of Medicine
  • Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of Science
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Adam Genovese
Staff Coach

Playing Experience

  • PMSC Pacific Coast League Team
  • PMSC Gunners
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Jakob Mitchell
Staff Coach

Playing Experience

  • Douglas College
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Alex Heinrichs
Staff Coach

Staff Coach

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Samantha Beckett
Staff Coach

Staff Coach

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Danielle Barrett
Adaptive Soccer Program Head Coach

Education

  • Degree in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
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Jessica Kong
Adaptive Soccer Program Assistant Coach

Education

  • UBC, Behavioural Neuroscience
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Aubrey Sparvier
Junior Coach

Playing Experience

  • Indigenous Team Canada Player
  • North American Indigenous Games Team BC 2021, 2017
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Hailey Wallace
Junior Coach

Education

  • Canucks Autism Network

Certification

  • Supporting Positive Behaviour in Recreation