Coaches News

Coaches news items and stories are listed below. To view biography information of all our current coaches please see – Coach Bios

Coaches: News Listings

2016 Intake Team Coaches Appointed

MUFC is very pleased to announce the appointments of our U13 Intake Team coaches for 2016. Craig Ogilvie, who has previously led our 1998 Boys, will assume the Head Coach position with the 2004 Boys. For the Girls, we welcome Graham Thompson as Head Coach of our 2004 Intake Team. MUFC coach bios can be found here: http://mufc.ca/coaches/coach-bios

Congratulations to these very capable and experienced coaches on their assignments and we wish both teams the very best as they begin play in the BCSPL.

Posted on: February 19, 2016


MUFC – Club Appreciation Night Nov 23

Only a week away now, MUFC’s 3rd annual Appreciation Night is going to be a ton of fun!

Posted on: November 18, 2015


MUFC Fall 2015 Coaching Staff

Here is our Coaching Staff for the Fall 2015 Phase 2 League section. We thank all of our Spring Phase 1 coaches who are moving on to other assignments: Ron Cuthbert, Tony Francisco, Steve Kindel and Darren Rath.

GIRLS BOYS
2003-G Daryl Ware-Lane 2003-B Michael D’Agnostino
2002-G Chris Rowley 2002-B Nick Dasovic
2001-G Annie Hamel 2001-B Andrea Agnoloni
2000-G Chris Sargeant 2000-B Wayne Shaw
1999-G Lee Tregonning 1999-B Nick Dasovic
1998-G Chris Sargeant 1998-B Craig Ogilvie

 

 

 

Posted on: July 31, 2015


BCSA High Performance Player Selections – May 2015

Mountain United FC congratulates the following players on their selection to the BC Soccer High Performance Program Camps in May. Once again, MUFC is very well-represented in the provincial program with 39 players participating. In addition, Annie Hamel, Craig Ogilvie and Chris Sargeant as well as assistant coach Karm Jawandha have been selected as coaches. Well done to our players and coaches!

Girls Boys
McKinley Kennedy Yigal Bruk
Isabel Lambert Lucas Dasovic
Clara Liu Kyle Hansen
Molly Quarry Matthew Harland
Seren Green Zakiy Karim
Solaine Sasakamoose Simone Masi
Jessica Ambrosio Damiano Pecile
Alanah Dulong Deylen Vellios
Mya Fraser Miles Gailiunas
Kaela Hansen Owen McBride
Sayla Ishida-Briggs William Bundy
Maggie Larocque Ryan Hum
Teagan Mackay Jake Ruby
Annabelle Matysiak Gurman Sangha
Danae Robillard Elliott Cuthbert
Caitlin Arbuckle Dylan Defer
Jamie Foot Aaron Fulgencio
Nadia Hakeem
Ella Sandoval-Carlsten
Janika Sangha
Anna Stephenson
Sophie Weaver

 

Posted on: May 8, 2015


MUFC Announces new Technical Director

Lee-2-WebWe are very pleased to announce that Lee Tregonning will be Mountain United FC’s new Technical Director. The Club received applications from a large number of quality candidates and Lee was selected from a short list of excellent prospective TD’s.

Lee is a long time Mountain coach dating back to the Club’s Y-League roots. His skill set and understanding of the Club will serve him well going forward as he guides MUFC into the next phase in it’s evolution. We feel he is a perfect fit for our Club and welcome him him into his new role as Technical Director, congratulations Lee!

Lee steps into the spotlight, (and right in front of Club Chair – Mark Berry) as he signs his contract in the photo above.

Posted on: March 22, 2015


Frank Ciaccia steps down as MUFC Technical Director

FrankCiacciaFrank Ciaccia will be leaving Mountain United FC to assume a new position with the Vancouver Whitecaps. As Residency Recruitment Officer, Frank will be responsible for the identification and recruitment of domestic and international players for the Whitecaps Residency and Pre-Residency Programs. The MUFC Board congratulates Frank on his placement with the Whitecaps, we recognize this is a positive move and a great opportunity for him but we are very sad to see him leave our Club.

A key player in the formation of the BCSPL League, Frank has been more than instrumental in creating and leading one of the League’s Premier Clubs. Frank’s professionalism and dedication is infectious, our players, club, and the BCSPL League are all the better for his efforts.

Congratulations  Frank, we can’t thank you enough for everything you’ve done for our Club. All the best to you!

 

Posted on: February 28, 2015


2015 Intake Team Coaches Appointed

MUFC is very pleased to announce the appointments of our U13 Intake Team coaches for 2015. Ron Cuthbert, who has previously led our 2000 and 2001 Boys, will assume the Head Coach position with the 2003 Boys. Ron will be assisted by Mike D’Agostino who, among other assignments, also serves as Assistant TD with North Van FC and is their Academy Director. For the Girls, we welcome Darren Rath as Head Coach of our 2003 Intake Team. MUFC coach bios can be found here: http://mufc.ca/coaches/coach-bios

Congratulations to these very capable and experienced coaches on their assignments and we wish both teams the very best as they begin play in the BCSPL.

Posted on: February 14, 2015


2015 BC Soccer High Performance Program

Mountain United FC congratulates the following players on their selection to the BC Soccer High Performance Program Camps in January. Once again, MUFC is very well-represented in the provincial program with 38 players participating. In addition, Lee Tregonning, Craig Ogilvie and Chris Sargeant have been selected as coaches. Well done to our players and coaches!

Kayla Campbell Kaela Hansen
McKinley Kennedy Maggie Larocque
Clara Liu Teagan MacKay
Molly Quarry Annabelle Matysiak
Luca Alberti William Bundy
Lucas Booth Lorenzo De Bei
Masud Habibullah Jake Ruby
Matthew Harland Gurman Sangha
Damiano Pecile Jamie Foot
Deylen Vellios Nadia Hakeem
Lauren Cadiente Ella Sandoval-Carlsten
Michela Estrada Janika Sangha
Seren Green Sophie Weaver
Miles Gailiunas Alan Camacho
Christopher Lee Elliott Cuthbert
Jessica Ambrosio Aaron Fulgencio
Caitlin Arbuckle Carson Ho
Alanah Dulong Gurinder Nijjar
Mya Fraser  Aleks Kalajdzic
Posted on: January 21, 2015


Fall 2014 – Phase Two Coaching Roster

MUFC is pleased to confirm the following coaching appointments effective August, 2014.

  •  Girls:
    • G13 Initiation (2002) – Chris Rowley
    • G13 (2001) – Emma Humphries
    • G14 (2000) – Chris Sargeant
    • G15 (1999) – Lee Tregonning
    • G16 (1998) – Emma Humphries
    • G18 (1997) – Lee Tregonning
  •  Boys:
    • B13 Initiation (2002) – Steve Kindel
    • B13 (2001) – Andrea Agnoloni
    • B14 (2000) – Chris Livingston
    • B15 (1999) –  Tony Francisco
    • B16 (1998) –  Craig Ogilvie
    • B17 (1997) –  Wayne Shaw

Good Luck to all of our coaches and teams!

Posted on: July 26, 2014


Two MUFC Coaches Named to SFU Staff

SFU-LogoLee Tregonning and Chris Sargeant will be taking on additional duties this Fall as they have been named Assistant Coaches to the SFU Women’s Team by Head Coach, Annie Hamel. Once again, the quality of coaches at MUFC are being recognized with these appointments. We wish Lee and Chris the very best in their new assignment while they continue to guide their respective MUFC teams. To read the SFU communications release, please see: Hamel announces 2014 coaching staff

Posted on: July 26, 2014


2014 Intake Teams – Coaches Appointed

WhistleMountain United FC is very pleased to announce Chris Rowley & Steve Kindel as our 2014 – U13 Intake Team Coaches.

Chris Rowley

Chris Rowley

Chris Rowley will take charge of the Girls. Chris is a former Assistant Coach with the Club and we welcome him back. He has coached locally with NVFC, Europa Academy and the schools PASS Program along with delivering SAQ sessions for Excel Performance. Chris has also coached in England for Rochdale FC’s Centre of Excellence and is a certified personal trainer. He holds an FA Level 1 Coaching badge and is pursuing the BCSA/CSA certificates.

Steve Kindel

Steve Kindel

For the Boys, Steve Kindel take up the Head Coach position. Steve has had a distinguished career as a professional player including 11 years with the Vancouver Whitecaps and has represented Canada at the U20, U23 and Men’s Team levels. He is also an experienced coach and has acquired the CSA B-National Certificate. Steve is the current Technical Director at North Vancouver FC.

Good luck to Chris and Steve with our 2014 Intake Teams!

Posted on: January 27, 2014


Fall 2013 – Phase Two Coaching Roster

MUFC is pleased to announce our Coaching Roster for 2013 Phase Two as follows:

  •  Girls:
    • G13 Initiation (2001) – Jeff Hodgson
    • G13 (2000) – Paul Turner
    • G14 (1999) – Lee Tregonning
    • G15 (1998) – Jeff Hodgson
    • G16 (1997) – Lee Tregonning
  •  Boys:
    • B13 Initiation (2001) – Ron Cuthbert
    • B13 (2000) – Chris Livingston
    • B14 (1999) –  Andrea Agnoloni
    • B15 (1998) –  Justin Thompson
    • B16 (1997) –  Wayne Shaw
    • B17 (1996) –  Tony Francisco

 

 

Posted on: July 7, 2013


BCSA Provincial Development Program – MUFC Selections

BCSoccerLogoMountain United FC congratulates our MUFC Players and Coaches Selected to Phase One of the BC Soccer Provincial Development Program.

 

Posted on: March 17, 2013


Mountain United FC Goalkeeper Program

SSGK-1-MFCMUFC is very pleased to announce a partnership with the Simon Smith Goalkeeping Academy for position-specific instruction. MUFC is committed to the development of its young goalkeepers and will count on the highly qualified staff of the the Academy. For more information on the Simon Smith Goalkeeping Academy, please visit their website.

Posted on: January 4, 2013