VAFC Staff

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Steve Weston

Technical Director & Head Coach
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Coaching Philosophy:
At all times to keep soccer fun and enjoyable, as well as install good discipline and strong work ethic.

All players must continually work on the technical ability and ball control. Players need to enjoy having the ball.

Without the volunteer club coach the player can not play and can not develop. All coaches need to be an environment where they can learn, grow and be constantly supported by the club and the club’s Head Coach

Experience:
Over 30 years of coaching experience both in England and Canada. Over 8 years as a professional soccer coach.

Qualifications:
Canadian Soccer Association B National License

Previous coaching roles:
Surrey Youth Staff Coach
Douglas Park Soccer Head Coach
BC Soccer Provincial Coach

Present:
Head Coach and Technical Director Vancouver Athletic FC
Grass Roots Tutor: BC Soccer
Learning Facilitator: BC Soccer

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Loretta Lumley

Club Coordinator
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Loretta took on the role of Club Administrator in November 2013. With a son in the divisional boys team and previous experience working on the board as the Fundraising and Sponsorship Director. In June 2015 Loretta took on the role of Club Coordinator.

Loretta has past experience working in both Service Delivery and Process Management which will be used widely in her role in the club.

Loretta can be contacted by email (admin@vafc.ca)

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Michelle Martin

Administrator
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Michelle worked at Canadian Safe School Network as the Operations Manager of a high school safety program called Empowered Student Partnerships. She has years of experience in project coordination and administration. She is also an actor with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from York University. Michelle has two boys in VAFC and looks forward to working with all our wonderful parents, volunteers and community members.

Michelle can be contacted by email (admin@vafc.ca)