: Coach Bios

BRUCE DUTNALL 

 

Bruce has coached U6 to U16 girls’ soccer for over ten years achieving his Provincial B License Certification in 2011.  For the past four years Bruce has coached NSGSC Select soccer and was the Head Coach for the 2010 BC Summer Games U12 Girls Zone 5 Team.  Bruce’s commitment to his own development as a coach is reflected in his personal library of over 200 player development and soccer related books and DVDs.  A cornerstone of Bruce’s coaching philosophy is his focus on involving girls in the development of the team’s goals – a process that includes a life skill program and active participation by the girls in solving the team’s mental, technical, physical and tactical soccer needs.

 

 

SCOTT CHRISTIE 

 

Scott has coached U11 through U15 girls’ Select soccer for the past three years including the 2010 BC Summer Games.  Scott has completed the CCC, CCY and CCS Soccer Certificates and is a Third Degree Black Belt and former Taekwondo Judge and Instructor.  Scott has incorporated several Taekowndo life skill and training techniques into his coaching style to create innovative drills and a positive learning environment.  Scott supports the concepts that players need to be engaged in the teaching process in order to maximize learning and, that a competitive environment on the practice field is key to developing players’ skills.

 

 

DANNY VAUGHAN 

 

Danny’s passion for soccer has seen him excel in his development as a soccer player with his being selected to play in the Gold, Metro, Y League, 2006 BC Summer Games and recently as a part time goal tender for the U21 Mens’ Wickham Football Club (Danny is 16).  Danny’s passion for the game has also seen him Referee and act as an Assistant Coach for several teams including the U15 Gold Explosion, Handsworth High School Senior Girls, 2010 BC Summer Games Zone 5, and the U15 Metro Renegades.  While Danny’s focus is ensuring the team’s goaltenders get the right training and individual attention for their proper development Danny’s knowledge of the game serves well in other facets of the team’s development. 



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