Technical Coaches

All members of the Bays United Technical Team are committed to sharing their vast skills and expertise with our coaches and players. Find out more about this talented group of leaders.

Justin Parish

  • Provincial B License
  • Bays United ‘Soccer For Life Scholarship’ Award Winner 2006
  • Bays United Youth Coach 2003-Present
  • Bays United High Performance Head Coach
  • GNS Soccer Program Head Coach 2010-2015
  • Owner/Operator South Island Sports Academy 2015-Present
  • Vic West U21 Men Head Coach 2010-2012
  • Saanich Premier Women Head Coach 2011-2016
  • Castaways Div 1 Women Head Coach 2018-Present

Jim Buchan

  • UEFA ‘A” Intermediate License
  • USSF ‘A ‘ License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA GK License
  • USSF Regional 4 and 2 Staff Coach
  • Ohio North Staff Coach
  • Head Coach Mesa State College NCAA D2
  • Head Coach Lake Erie College NCAA D2
  • Played in UK Professionally
  • Played In Canadian Soccer League
  • NSCAA Midwestern Coach of the Year 3 times
  • RMAC Conference Coach of the Year 3 times
  • Director of Coaching Mentor Soccer Club Ohio

Nico Craveiro

  • Head Coach, Victoria Highlanders Reserve Team
  • Canadian National B License
  • Provincial B License
  • Canadian Men’s Futsol Team 2004
  • Played for the Vancouver Whitecaps 2002-2004
  • Played for University of Victoria Men’s Team 1998-2002
  • Played for Fresno State Men’s Team 1996-1997
  • Played Youth in the Metro System until 1995
  • Assistant Coach with the University of Victoria Men’s Team 2006-2011 2016-present
  • Coached for the VI Wave (BCSPL) 2011-2016

George Konstantinov

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Degree in Master of Sport of USSR
  • Russian Football Federation Coaching Diploma
  • Played for Zenit FC in Saint Petersburg Russia
  • Played for both SFFC Div I Men’s Team and Victoria United FC
  • Goalkeeper Coach for Zenit FC Academy
  • Head Goalkeeper Coach for VI Wave(BCSPL) for two years
  • Coaching Staff Bays United FC Div I Team
  • Goalkeeper Coach at the Pacific Soccer Institute

Alvaro Leal

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Provincial B License
  • Played Youth Soccer, University (UBC) and Adult League
  • Head Coach for Bays United Gold Teams

Joseline Parra Razule

  • Vancouver Island Wave 2010-2012
  • Guatemala U20 National team – qualifying World Cup (2012) Panamá
  • Guatemala Futsal National Team World Cup (2014) Costa Rica
  • Bays United Women’s Premier team 2018
  • Saanich Fusion Div 1 (2019)

Michael Steuart

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Coached for 4 years with Bays United
  • Played for Bays United and Gorge Div 1
  • Head Coach of Bays United Gold Teams