Staff Coaches Bios
Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club Staff Coaches 2011-2012
CMFSC is proud to offer an extremely qualified staff. These coaches work in our Initiation Academy, Player Development Academy, High Performance Academy, Goalkeeping Academy, plus other initiatives by the club.
Dale Mitchell – Director of Coaching - Dale is the all-time leading scorer for Canada (10 goals, ’80-’93) and is a Canada Soccer Hall of Fame Member. He represented Canada at the World Cup (Mexico, ’86) and in the Olympics (Los Angeles, ’84). He has played professionally in NASL (’77-’83), MISL (’83-’93) & CSL (’88-’94). Dale coached Canada (’07-’09), Canada Under 20’s (’01-’07), and Vancouver Whitecaps (’99-’01). Dale holds a A-National Coaching License.
Sara Maglio – Technical Director CMFSC - Sara is entering her seventh season as Technical Director. Sara played youth soccer for Coquitlam United & Coquitlam City Soccer. She went on to play on Provincial teams, to SFU where she won All American honours for 4 years, as well as a National Championship. Sara was a member of the U/20 National team and then the Canadian National team where she played in the 1999 World Cup. From 2001 to 2005 she played for the Vancouver Whitecaps and was a part of the 2004 Championship team which was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
Alfredo Valente – Head Coach Boys Under 8 to Under 12 & Head Coach of Technical Programs CMFSC - Alfredo is entering his seventh season as Head Coach of CMFSC. Alfredo played youth soccer for the Metro-Ford Soccer Club. He went on to play on Provincial Teams, on the U/17 National Team, the U/20 National Team, and was a member of the 2000 Canadian Olympic team. Professionally, Alfredo played for the Edmonton Drillers of the MISL and from 1998 to 2008 played for the Vancouver Whitecaps. In 1998 he was selected Rookie of the Year and currently ranked second in all time assists for the club.
Andrea Maloney (Poole) – Head Coach Girls Under 8 to Under 12
Andrea was a member of Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club’s Premier Women’s team and has strong ties with Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club as a volunteer coach for various Metro Girls Teams. Andrea is entering her 3rd season as Our Head Coach of Minis Girls. Andrea holds a B-Provincial coaching certificate and has had a long a successful playing career. She has played in the W-League for the Fort Collins Force, played her varsity soccer at Simon Fraser University and Jacksonville State University. She also played on the Provincial teams from Under 14 through to Under 20 winning two National Championships.
Phebe Trotman – Head Coach Initiation Academy
Phebe is a member of Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club’s Premier Women’s team and has strong ties with Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club. Phebe has had a very long and successful playing career starting with Coquitlam City Soccer, the club that she played for as a youth player. Phebe then went on to play at Simon Fraser University where she was a two time All-American and the Vancouver Whitecaps Women’s team where she was the league MVP in 2003. She also won a National Championship with both SFU and the Vancouver Whitecaps. Phebe is entering her third season as the Head Coach of our Initiation Academy and holds a B-Prep Coaching License.
Danny Jones – Boys Player Academies
Danny has been a long time player & coach with Coquitlam Metro-Ford. Last year, Danny and Peter Price’s U15 CMFSC Super Y League team not only clinched the Pacific Northwest league title for a second year in a row but won the SYL North American Championship in Florida to becoming the first CMF team to become North American Champions. He currently coaches the successful CMF Barça’96 in the U16 BCSPL Division and has been a co-coach for the 2-time gold medal winning BC Summer games Fraser Valley team in previous years. His playing experience includes playing many years in the PCSL, VMSL, & FVSL. He also played a year with the Vancouver 86ers and spent time playing in England. Danny holds a B-Provincial license.
Dennis Kindel – Goalkeeping Academy Coach
Dennis is also another Metro-Ford product playing for the Metro-Ford Grasshoppers from 1993-1997, winning a National Championship in 1995. Dennis holds a B National Coaching License and is a former youth National team player, SFU and Capilano College player, and former Doncaster Rovers FC (England) player. Dennis coached the Under 14 Girls Y-league team this past season and is the Under 13 Girls BCSPL Head Coach.
Giovanni Valente – Boys Initiation Academy & Player Academy
Giovanni, brother of Alfredo Valente, is another former Metro-Ford youth player. Giovanni currently coaches for CMFSC in the Initiation Academy as well as other Club Academies. Giovanni was also a youth Provincial Team player and former Simon Fraser University varsity team member.
Gordon Chin – Girls & Boys High Performance and Player Academy
Gordon is a former Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer player, playing first with the club at 11 years old. He has since then has had many different experiences playing all over the world finishing his professional career with the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps is the 4th USL club that Gordon played with spending seasons with Edmonton Aviators, Toronto Lynx, and the Charleston Battery. Gordon has also played professionally in other parts of the world playing in 2008 in the Chinese Jia League and with the Youth and Reserve Teams in Portsmouth England. Gordon has also represented Canada at the Under 20 level as their co-captain reaching the quarter finals at the U20 World Cup 2003 in United Arab Emirates as well as on the Under 23 Olympic team that attempted to qualify for the 2004 Athens Olympics. Gordan is currently coaching our Under 14 Girls BCSPL team.
Joey Scigliano – Boys High Performance Academy, Player Academy, & Development Program
Joey has excelled at all levels of the game. Starting in his teen years playing in England with Stoke City FC in the 1st division and then coming back to Vancouver and playing with the Vancouver 86ers from 1995 to 2001. He also played Indoor with the Philadelphia Kixx from 2001-2004. Joey excelled at the National level as well playing with the Under 17 & Under 20 National teams, the U-23 Olympic team, and the Canadian Men’s National Team. He has received many accolades over the years including 86ers top scorer – 1999 and BC Soccer player of the year in 2007, to name only a few. Joey holds a B-National license and has coached with CMF since 2004
Keegan Ayre – Boys Player Academy
Keegan is a Metro-Ford product, playing youth soccer for the club. He currently is also a member of the CMFSC Wolves Premier Men’s Team. For such a young player he brings with him a wealth of experience playing professionally with Hibernian FC in Scottish Premier League. He has also represented Canada playing with the Under 17, Under 20 and Under 23 National teams. He was on the 2007 Under 20 team that competed in the U20 World Youth Cup in Canada as well as represented Canada at the U23 Beijing Olympic qualification tournament in the United States.
Les Krivak – Boys Player Academy
Les has 10 years experience coaching with CMFSC and has been very successful. Most recently he led the CMF Sparta to a Provincial Championship and a third place finish at the National Championships in the 2009-2010 season. He holds his National B license and is currently working towards his A-license. He was also a Whitecaps Prospects coach for the 2007 season. Les has also been a player/coach for Sloan FC and FVSL.
Neil McGregor – Initiation Academy & Girls Player Academy
Neil needs no introduction as our Mini Madness guru. Playing soccer for many years in the Tri-City area, most recently for Metro Ford. Neil is the Head Coach of our Under 5 Initiation Academy age group as well as one of the main coaches for all CMFSC Camps. Neil has been involved with the club’s programs for more than 10 years and is a favourite coach to many. Neil holds a B-Prep license.
Rob Mazzarolo – Initiation Academy, Boys Development Program, & Boys Player Academy
Rob is a Coquitlam City and Metro-Ford product. Rob played first for Coquitlam City and then with Metro-Ford in his youth playing days. Rob is currently the head coach of our Under 14 Boys BCSPL Team.
Trevor Rosencrans – Initiation Academy Boys
Trevor currently players for the Metro Ford Wolves Premier team and has also played for the Abbotsford Mariners in the PDL league. He played varsity soccer at Trinity Western University where was a 2-time CIS Canada West All-Star and a 2-time CCAA National Champion. Trevor has experience coaching youth players through Richmond Youth Soccer and is also a high school teacher.
Vaughn Andrews - Initiation Academy Boys
Vaughn has strong ties with Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club and has been playing with Metro-Ford since 1997, starting off in the Initiation Academy. He currently holds 4 Provincial Cup Championships with Metro-Ford Dynamo. Vaughn was also selected to the All-Star team 2 years in row at the BC High School Championships.