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Kondeh Mansaray- Technical Lead Coach

Playing Experience:

  • Halifax Dunbrack United
  • Victoria Soccer Club Men Major
  • GPRC Soccer
  • Grant MacEwan University

Coaching Experience:

  • BTB Soccer Academy Academy Director
  • Alberta Provincial Team U13 Technical Staff
  • Kings University Technical Coach
  • FC Edmonton Academy Coaching Mentorship Program
  • Edmonton Strikers Head Coach (04, 07, 08)
  • Edmonton Strikers Techncial Coach
  • Edmonton Strikers Grassroots Director

Achievements:

  • 5 BTB Soccer Academy Players Selected to the Vancouver Whitecaps Academy.
  • 7 players selected for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games for team Alberta
  • Many Players selected to FC Edmonton Academy
  • Many Players Selected to Alberta Provincial Team
  • Invited to the Dallas Cup International Showcase (2004 Boys)
  • 4 times Alberta Provincial Champions (2004 Boys)

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sports, Recreation, and Tourism (UofA)
  • CSA National B
  • ASA Provincial B
  • ASA Provincial C
  • PEDS 295 Advanced Coaching
  • NCCP A & B Coaching Certificate
  • Learn To Train
  • First Aid/AED Training
  • Respect in Sport

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Talal Al-Awaid - Technical Lead Coach

Playing Experience:

  •  U13-U18T1 Scotia Olympics Soccer Club (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
  •  U13, U14, U15, U16, and U17 Nova Scotia Provincial Team
  • 2001-2004 Charles P. Allen High School Varsity Soccer (Captain)
  •  2008 NSSL Senior Men Scotia Olympics Soccer Club
  •  2008 Trialist with Al-Salmya SC of Kuwait Professional League on 2 month contract
  • 2009-2011 NSSL Senior Men Suburban Football Club (Captain)
  • 2006-2010 Dalhousie University CIS Soccer (Co-Captain)

Coaching Experience:

  • BTB Soccer Academy (2018-Present)
  • Head coach Victoria Men's Premier/Major League Teams (2015-2018)
  • Head Coach Victoria Soccer Club U17T1 Boys (2017)
  • Co- Head Coach Edmonton Strikers Soccer Club 99 Boys (2015-2017)
  • Technical Staff (Victoria Soccer Club) 2017-2018
  • Technical Staff (Edmonton Strikers Soccer Club) 2015-2017
  • FC Edmonton Coaching Mentorship Program (2018)

Highlights:

  • Helped in development and production of players to CCAA, CIS, Pro Academy and MLS level. (Alphonso Davies- Vancouver Whitecaps/Bayern Munich, Oscar Miranda- FCE Academy, Enzo Squicciarini- FCE Academy), Ricky Yassin- FCE Academy
  • Helped with development of the Victoria SC Technical Plan.

Education:

  • Provincial B License
  • Pre B
  • NCCP Member
  • Concussion Training
  • Respect in Sport
  • Bachelor of Engineering Concentration: Biological Engineering- Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS


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Pius Ishiekwene - Technical Lead Coach

Playing Experience: 

  • Victoria Men's Major (2008-2018) 
  •  GPRC (2010-2012) 
  • Concordia University of Edmonton (2009-2010) 

Highlights:   

  • ACAC Provincial Champions (2009-2010) 
  • 4th in College Nationals with Concordia (2009-2010) 
  • Multiple City and Provincials Medals at youth and Men's. 

Coaching Experience:  

  • BTB Soccer Academy (2014-Present)
  • Strikers Technical Coach (2015-Present) 
  •  Assistant Coach Strikers 04 Boys (2014-Present) 
  • Assistant Coach Strikers 05 Boys (2017-Present) 
  • Head Coach Victoria Soccer Club 99 Boys (2013-2014) 

Highlights:   

  • 3 BTB Soccer Academy Players selected to Vancouver Whitecaps Residency Program 
  • Many Players named to Alberta North Provincial team, 
  • Invited to the Dallas Cup International U13 World Tournament (BTB 04 Boys) 
  • 2 Times Alberta Provincial Champions (Strikers 04 Boys) 

Education:   

  • Provincial “B” Licence 
  • Provincial "C" Licence 
  • Respect in Sports 
  • First Aid/AED Training (2017) 
  • Certificate and Diploma in Business Administration
    Bachelors in Human Resources and Labour Relations 

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Michael Durodola - Academy Coach

Playing Experience:

  • Extreme FC (2013) 
  • Mid Isle Mariners (2014)
  • Man City Premier Men's (EDSA) (2015)
  • Ital Premier Men's (EDSA) (2016)

Highlights: 

  • 4th at Provincials (Extreme)
  • 12 (3) appearances (goals) Vancouver Island Soccer League.
  • BTB All Star Game Coaches Cup (2017)
  • 2004 League and Provincial Champions (2018)

Coaching Experience:

•  BTB Soccer Academy (2017- Present)

•  Edmonton Strikers Head Coach 04Y

•  Edmonton Strikers Assistant Coach 04



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Marcelo Lafuente - Academy Coach

Bio coming soon.

Kassim Khimji - Academy Coach

Bio coming soon.

Dean Kamaldin - Academy Coach

Bio coming soon.

Adrien Bazinet - Strength and Conditioning Coach

Bio coming soon.

Dominic Sithole - GK Coach

Bio coming soon.

Mustafa Mrkonjic - Junior Academy Coach

Mustafa has had a successful playing career in the Edmonton Youth soccer ranks and has joined our program to be in the mentor-ship program as he looks to get into the coaching ranks.

Guest Coaches

Cedric Kaze

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Coaching Expereince:

  1. FC Edmonton Academy (2016-Present)
  2. Burundi National Team Head Coach
  3. Burundi Olympic Team Head Coach
  4. Germany U21 Team Mentorship Coach (team that inluded Toni Kroos, Mats Hummels, Ozil)

TWP

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Train With Pros has partnered up with BTB  Soccer Academy to provide specialized individual training, small group training and strength/conditioning training for our BTB athletes.

BTB will be working with TWP coaches Edem Mortotsi and Allan Zebie. Both of which are highly skilled professional soccer players. Edem is a former FC Edmonton player and a top prospect for the upcoming CPL. He also is a personal trainer and holds a level 1 power athlete certificate. Allan is also a former FC Edmonton player, U20 Canadian National team player and also a very highly touted CPL prospect. For more information on TWP you can refer to their website www.trainwithpros.ca