Technical Team

Oliver Heald – Technical Director

  • Oliver played youth soccer for Vancouver City, winning a National Championship in 1991.
  • Through his youth career, Oliver played for the U-15 and U-17 Provincial Teams as well as the U-16 and U-19 National Teams.
  • In 1993, he traveled to England and played two seasons with Port Vale FC and one year at Scarborough FC.
  • Upon returning home, Oliver played with the U-23 Canadian National Olympic Team. He then went onto play eight seasons with the Vancouver 86ers/Whitecaps and one year with the Seattle Sounders.
  • At the 25th Anniversary of the Whitecaps Franchise, Oliver was voted to the All-Time Starting 11 Team by the fans, one of his proudest accomplishments.
  • Oliver has coached various Metro Teams as well as two years in the Super Y League as Head Coach with the CMF U-15 and U-16 Girls Program.
  • He has extensive academy and camp experience working with the Dunbar/Kerrisdale Soccer Club, NSSDC and CMFSC.

 Doug Radbourne (Skip) – Academy Coach

  • Doug has an extensive playing background which includes playing for various teams in the Semi Professional Pacific Coast League, the Fraser Valley League and the Vancouver Men’s Premiere League.
  • In 1985, Doug won a National Championship with Croatia A.
  • In his youth, Doug played for the provincial team from 1978-1983 winning a National Championship.
  • As a coach Doug is very experienced at all levels. He was the Head Coach of the U-17 Boy’s Provincial Team in 1988 and 1989. He began working with the CMF in 1988 working with players of all ages including the Men’s Premiere team.
  • Some coaching highlights for Doug have been winning the Coastal Cup with his U-12 Boys team in 2000, coaching the Super Y League CMF U-15 Boys in 2009 and coaching the National Finalist Super Y League CMF U-13 Boys in 2010.

Vince Donnelly – Founder and Head Coach ShotStoppers Goalkeeping Academy

  • 18 years GK Coach
  • 5 years GK coach for Roman Tulis Soccer School,
  • Canadian Women’s WC 99 High Performance Centre
  • GK Coach, B.C. U16 & U14 Provincial Team
  • GK Coach, 2004 Vancouver Whitecaps Men’s GK