Tech Director and Staff

WVSC Technical Department

WVSC is proud to have many of the best coaches in British Columbia on its staff. Under the direction of Technical Director Jammer Afshar the Club's coaches work hard to teach technical excellence and an appreciation of soccer to its players.

For any questions regarding the Technical department, please contact Jammer Afshar

 Technicaldirector@westvansoccer.com 

Jammer Afshar

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  • WVSC Technical Director for 12 years
  • CSA National B Coaching License
  • U14 and U15 BC All Star Provincial Team Coach
  • Captain of the McMaster Varsity team, 4 years
  • Ontario Provincial player, 2 years
  • technicaldirector@westvansoccer.com  

 

Leo Nash

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  • Assistant Tech Director, Academy Director and AGTC
  • West Van FC Men's Premier Team 2007 to present - Team Captain
  • Head Coach WVSC BU16 MSL team
  • Assistant Coach Capilano University Men's Soccer team 2002-2006 - Team Captain
  • Capilano University Player and Captain 2002-2006 - National Champion 2003, 
  • Whitecaps Reserve Team Player 2007, 2008
  • Canadian National Team U17 and U18
  • BC Provincial Team Player U14 to U18 National champions 2000
  • BCSA Provincial "B" Coaching License
  • S4L, L2T and Fund courses
  • Cap University Men's team 2007 to 2011 National champs 2009
  • NSYSA head coach - boys MSL teams
  • Head Coach WV Fc U21 team in VMSL and PCSL 2011-2015
  • head Coach WV FC Men's Premier Team (FVSL) 2015 to present
  • leo@westvansoccer.com 

Matt Walker

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  • Club Senior Staff Coach and Assistant Director of Academy

  • Girls Academy Tech Coordinator, Staff Coach and AGTC
  • BCSA Provincial "B" Coaching License
  • BU13 2012 BC Provincial Team Assistant Head Coach
  • WVFC Trollers Team, player
  • Cap University Men's socce4r 2000-2001
  • WVSC Girls Gold level coach
  • WVSC MSL coach
  • WVSC player since 5 years-old
  • S4L, L2T and Fund courses
matt@westvansoccer.com

Adam Aziz

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  • Staff Coach and AGTC
  • B Prep licenced coach
  • Founder of Freekicks.org
  • Asst Head coach of the National Canadian Powerchair Soccer Team 2010-2012
  • Star Soccer Centre Coach
  • Semi Professional League, England
  • Havering College Soccer Team, England
  • adam@westvansoccer.com

Ravi Fisher

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  • ravi@westvansoccer.com 
  • Staff Coach & AGTC 
  • Played MSL from u13 to U18 - Team Captain
  • U21 Provincial Champion 2015 - West Van FC
  • BCSA Provincial "B" License, Soccer for Life and Learn to Train
  • Currently play for WVFC U21 team, team captain
  • Sentinel Secondary Jnr Girls head Coach 2015 to present. NS Champions 2015 & 2016 and Vancouver & District Champions 2015 & 2016
  • WVSC Boys Gold - Head Coach
  • WVSC Boys MSL - Assistant Coach
  • Sentinel Secondary Junior Boys Head Coach, 2017-present

Marian Gabas

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  • Marian Gabas - Staff coach
  • Played professionally in Slovakia
  • Played at the highest level in Slovakian Futsal league 
  • Played for Commenius University Soccer and Futsal teams in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Assistant coach u21 Futsal National Team Slovakia
  • Assistant Coach and Athletic Coach Futsal Team Levice, Slovakia
  • MSC in Physical Education and Sport Soccer and Conditioning, Commeniius University, Slovakia
  • UEFA C Coaching Licence
  • UEFA Futsal Coaching Licence
  • BCSA B Provincial, S4L and Learn to Train coaching Licence
  • CSA National B Coaching License
  • WVSC MSL Head coach

Rob Giezen

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  • Vancouver Selects Metro - National Champions 2005
  • BC Provincial Team Member U14-U17 - National Champions 2006
  • Canadian U20 National Team Member 
  • Played professionally with FC Groningen U19 in Holland
  • Capilano University team member - National Champions 2008
  • West Van FC Premier Team 2008-present
  • Soccer for Life certified
  • Assistant coach West Van FC U21
  • Assistant coach WVSC U12 Gold 
  • C License Trained

Jeff Kim

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Staff Coach  
  • BCSA Provincial “C” Coaching License
  • BCSA Soccer for Life and Learn to Train Licensed
  • West Van FC Men’s U-21Team 
  • Assistant Coach, WVSC MSL Boys 2014-2016
  • Triple A Senior Boys Soccer North Shore Champions -2013
  • Played Coquitlam Metro Ford MSL from U13 to U16 
  • Head Coach, West Vancouver Secondary Junior Girls 2015 to present
  • Head Coach, West Vancouver Secondary Senior Boys 2016 to present

Ali Mitchell

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    • Street Soccer Head Coach 2009 - present
    • WVSC Staff Coach at Street Soccer, Fun In the Sun and Academy since 2004
    • BCSA Active Start certification
    • BCSA FUNdamentals certification
    • Learn to Train coaching certification
    • Soccer for Life coaching certification
    • WVSC player since 1996
    • West Van FC's U21 PCSL Women's team 2011

       headcoachstreetsoccer@westvansoccer.com

Sam Saundh

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  • Staff Coach and AGTC
  • BCSA Provincial "B" Coaching License
  • 3 Provincial Championships with North Delta United
  • WV MSL Coach
  • Vancouver White Caps In-School Programs & Outdoor Camps
  • White Caps Player, 1978-84
  • Vancouver 86ers, 5 years Reserve team Head coach
  • Y league coach - 3 seasons
  • Head Coach Richmond Club Ireland, Coquitlam Metro Ford, North Van Men's Premier
  • sam@westvansoccer.com

Dehara September

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  • South African National U19 Women's team member
  • WEPL Newcastle United Women's team
  • WPSL North Hampton Laurels (Pennsylvania USA)
  • Milligan college Tennessee
  • Cap University Women's team - Prov All-Star 2004
  • Top Female African Canadian player 2010 (ASCSA)
  • B Prep Licensed Coach
  • Academy Coach at WVSC and CMFSC
  • Former AGTC u13 Girls NSGSC
  • NSDC Staff Coach

Des Tachie

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  • Des Tachie  Staff Coach and AGTC
  • West Van FC  men's Premier Team 2009 -present
  • Cap University Men's Soccer 2003 National Champs 
  • Played professionally with BK Freman Amager, AaB11 (Denmark) and Kaposvar VSC Hungary
  • Played professionally in USL with Charlotte Eagles, Toronto Lynx and Edmonton Aviators and Ottawa Fury
  • BCSA B Prov Licensed Coach...
  • WVSC Boys Msl Head coach...
  • .Cap U Men's Asst Coach
  • West Van FC Woment's Head Coach 2013 to present
  • Guildford Athletic Club Staff Coach 2009-2012.
  • Kotoko FC Head coach 2014 to present
  • Des@westvansoccer.com .

Martin Vaca

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Martin Vaca - Goalkeeping Coach  
 
  • Played Professional soccer in Bolivia for 3 different teams
  • goalkeeper Bolivian National Team U20
  • Played in Germany in third Div at TSV Weistal
  • Played NCSAA at DTCC in USA
  • Grassroots U13+ goalkeeping
  • Goalkeeping Diploma
  • Goalkeeper Coach at Cap University Men's team
  • Goalkeeper Coach at WV FC
  • Men's Premier and U21 Teams
  • Soccer for Life coaching certification
  • C License Trained