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2024 Coaching Staff

 

The Pickering Football Club realises the importance of having quality coaches that can deliver our curriculum and have an impact at the different stages of our player’s development, so we invest heavily on the recruitment and training of new and experienced coaches, providing them with a solid platform for their development.  PFC has International, National and Provincially Licensed coaches on staff, and each of our coaches are screened and have completed their Respect in Soccer certification.


Hollie Babut

Hollie Babut

Grassroots Program Director

Over the past decade Hollie has dedicated herself to building a positive foundation for children to develop through sport. She takes no shortcuts when it comes to building programs to meet children's needs, fuel their creativity, and support them to become better people and players. On her coaching journey, Hollie has won accolades from Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) and Ontario Soccer, receiving the Grassroots Coach of the Year Award and Ontario Centre Circle Award respectively. Hollie also extends her grassroots specialization as Coach Developer with Canada Soccer delivering the Childrens License to coaches across the country. She was recently selected to take part in the FIFA Coach Educators Course with a small group of coach developers from across the country, where she will continue to pursue her passion for changing the game and influencing future generations. 

Hollie attended Ashford University (on full scholarship) from 2010 through 2014 serving as team Captain for 3 years, she was twice recognized as an NAIA All American, and was awarded the Female Athlete of the Year in 2012.  Hollie was ultimately signed to a professional contract with Sarpsborg 08 (Norway) in 2015.

Continuing to play, Hollie represented Durham United FA (Pickering Football Club) as the Captain leading the team to its second League1 Ontario Championship in 2018. She was selected as a DUFA League 1 AllStar from 2015 to 2019. She continues to represent our club, playing in League1.

Hollie's Achievements:

  • National B License
  • Childrens License
  • Female Grassroots Coach of the Year 2019
  • Centre Circle - Soccer for Life Award 2021
  • Canada Soccer / Ontario Soccer Learning Facilitator
  • Lead Thru Sport 52 Strong Recognition 
  • Ontario Soccer Female Mentorship Program 2016

Grassroots Coaching Staff

Bruce Cullen

Bruce Cullen

2016 Boys Head Coach (U8)

Ben Song

Ben Song

2015 Girls Head Coach (U9)

Warren Hutchinson

Warren Hutchinson

2013 Boys Head Coach (U11)

Imran Choudhry

Imran Choudhry

2012 Girls Head Coach (U12)

Kyra Barton

Kyra Barton

2016 Girls Head Coach (U8)

Declan  Boyle

Declan Boyle

2014 Boys Head Coach (U10)

Steve Gangadin

Steve Gangadin

2013 Girls Head Coach (U11)

Eric Finnegan

Eric Finnegan

2015 Boys Head Coach (U9)

Liam Straney

Liam Straney

2014 Girls Head Coach (U10)

Jamaal Exeter

Jamaal Exeter

2012 Boys Head Coach (U12)


Competitive - U13 and up

Francis Etienne

Francis Etienne

2011 Boys Head Coach - iModel (U13)

Steve Gangadin

Steve Gangadin

2010 Girls Head Coach - iModel (U14)

Darren Billy

Darren Billy

2008 Boys Head Coach - iModel (U16)

Darren Billy

Darren Billy

2006 Boys Head Coach - iModel (U18)

Steve Gangadin

Steve Gangadin

2011 Girls Head Coach - iModel (U13)

Chris Alay

Chris Alay

2009 Boys Head Coach - iModel (U15)

Bert Laing

Bert Laing

2008 Girls Head Coach - iModel (U16)

Patrick Thompson

Patrick Thompson

2010 Boys Head Coach - iModel (U14)

Steve Gangadin

Steve Gangadin

2009/2008 Girls Head Coach - DRSL (U15/U16)

Ollie Malone

Ollie Malone

2007 Boys Head Coach - iModel (U17)

Frances Etienne

Frances Etienne

2007 Boys Assistant Coach - iModel (U17)


High Performance - OPDL

Barry Donnelly

Barry Donnelly

2011 Boys OPDL Head Coach (U13)

Ravi Dindial

Ravi Dindial

2010 Girls OPDL Head Coach (U14)

Peter Hogg

Peter Hogg

2008 Girls OPDL Head Coach (U16)

Ravi Dindial

Ravi Dindial

2011 Girls OPDL Head Coach (U13)

Warren Hutchinson

Warren Hutchinson

2009 Boys OPDL Head Coach (U15)

Peter Hogg

Peter Hogg

2007 Girls OPDL Head Coach (U17)

Colin Hoey

Colin Hoey

2010 Boys OPDL Head Coach (U14)

Colin Hoey

Colin Hoey

2008 Boys OPDL Head Coach (U16)

Barry Donnelly

Barry Donnelly

High Performance Manager


High Performance - Senior Teams

Adrian  Field

Adrian Field

League1 Ontario Men's Head Coach

Ravi Dindial

Ravi Dindial

League1 Ontario Men's L2 Head Coach

Francesco CarierĂ²

Francesco CarierĂ²

League1 Ontario Women's Head Coach

Peter Hogg

Peter Hogg

League1 Ontario Women's L2 Head Coach


Page Updated on: March 6, 2024