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.

Eddie Mukahanana

  • Bays United Technical Director for over twelve years
  • UEFA A License and UEFA B License
  • CSA A License and CSA B License
  • Director of Coaching Diploma (NSCAA)
  • Advanced National Coaching Diploma (NSCAA)
  • USSF A License
  • Specialty courses with the English FA and German Football Federation
  • Former Zimbabwean International Football Player
  • Played for both the Zimbabwe U17 and U20 National Team
  • Zimbabwe National World Cup Qualification Team (FIFA World Cup 1998)
  • Played for FC Rostov, Highlanders FC and Zimbabwe Saints FC
  • Played for Des Moines Manace, University of Montevallo NCAA and California State Bakersfield NCAA

Nick Daniel

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • UEFA A License Part I
  • UEFA B License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • Former National Player for Trinidad and Tobago
  • Played Professionally in Europe
  • Player Development Coach over 17 years working with players that have moved on to playing University, National and Professional levels
  • Current Head Coach of the Bays United U17 VIPL Boys Team

Arbnor Jusufi

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Provincial B License
  • FC Barcelona Escola Coaching Program
  • CSA Soccer for Life Certification
  • Federata E Futbollit E Kosoves-FFK Rules of Soccer
  • Played for both the Kosovo National U15 and U17 National Team
  • Played for FC Prishtina in Prishtina Kosovo, Coached by Fadil Vokrri 1999-2002
  • Played for FC Besa Kavaje (Premier League of Albania) Participating in UEFA Qualification 2005
  • Played for KF Kosova Prishtina (Premier League of Kosovo) 2006-2008
  • Play for Westcastle United Div I
  • Assistant Coach VI Wave(BCSPL) U18 Girls Team 2012/13
  • Assistant Coach Westcastle U21 Team 2013/14
  • Current Head Coach of the LISA South U14 VIPL Girls Team

Genc Kolshi

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Provincial B License
  • U14 Invitational for the National Team of Kosovo 1998/99
  • Played for Victoria United 2009/10
  • Played for Westcastle United Div I
  • Coach U8 to U18 Bays United Programs and Academies
  • Coach Selects Player Development Programs with U14 to U18
  • Coaching Achievements include four years in a row League and Island Champions and three Provincial Championships
  • Current Head Coach of the Bays United U16 VIPL Boys Team

Mark Cotrell

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • USSF D License
  • CSA Soccer for Life Certification
  • Currently the Team Captain for Gorge FC Div I Men’s Team
  • Played for University of British Columbia 2014/2015 Ranked First in Canada
  • Two Time NWAAC Champion while playing for Peninsula College (USA)
  • Two Time NWAACC All Star Selection
  • Annual Wally Sigmar Award for Outstanding Performance Recipient
  • Played for Victoria United FC U21 and Senior Team; U21 Champions in 2010
  • Assistant Coach VI Wave(BCSPL) U17/18 Girls Team 2011
  • Assistant Coach for Peninsula College Community Academy
  • Current Head Coach of the Bays United U18 VIPL Girls Team

Nico Craveiro

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • 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
  • Over two years with Bays United Coaching U6 and U7 programs

Vikram Virk

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology specialization in Sport Psychology
  • NCCP Certified
  • Played Youth Tier 1 for Chinooks Soccer Club in Calgary
  • Played in the Premier Division for Chinooks FC under CUSA
  • Coaching past five years U8-U18 Tier 1 and Tier 2 players
  • Coached under the guidance of Thomas Niendorf and Nick Daniel at Chinooks FC
  • Assistant Coach at Pacific Soccer Institute
  • Current Head Coach of the Bays United U17 Gold Boys Team

Justin Bonnieux

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Provincial B License
  • Bays United Player from House to U17 then moved into the VISL U21 League with Vic West FC
  • Played on both Div I and Div II VISL Teams
  • Coaching with Bays United FC since 2009
  • Worked with Peninsula FC and Prospect Lake FC
  • Current Head Coach of the Bays United U15 VIPL Boys Team

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 Goalkeepr Coach for VI Wave(BCSPL) for two years
  • Many years on the Coaching Staff of 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
  • Current Head Coach of the Bays United U16 Gold Girls Team

Daniel Mossie

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • Provincial C License
  • Soccer for Life Certified
  • Learn to Train and FUNdamentals Certification
  • Bays United Player from House League to U18 Gold
  • Currently playing for Bays United Div IV Men’s League
  • Coaching Camps and Academies since 2009
  • Coach of the Bays United U11 Boys Teams for two years
  • Coach of the Bays United U14 Boys Gold Team 2016-2017
  • Current Head Coach for the Bays United U15 Boys Gold Team

Meaghan Storie

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • Soccer for Life and Learn to Train Certification
  • Goalkeeper for University of Victoria Women’s Team 2014-2017
  • Goalkeeper for Martin Methodist College (Pulaski Tennessee) Women’s Team 2012-2013
  • Goalkeeper for University of Arkansas (Pine Bluff Arkansas) Women’s Team 2011-2012
  • Canada West First Team All Star Award and Canada West Second Team All Star Award
  • Two Time CIS All Canadian Award
  • SWAC Freshman of the Year SWAC First Team Award and SWAC Conference Champions
  • Special Olympics Soccer Coach 2016
  • Coach for several soccer academy programs in Victoria
  • Currently coaching the St Michaels University School Senior Girl’s Soccer Team

Taylor Shannick

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • Played on the BC Provincial Team, Gold and Bronze Medalist 2005-2009
  • Under 18 Whitecaps Residency Program 2009-2011
  • Captain of the Woman’s Soccer Team and National Champion 2015-2016
  • Second Team All Star 2014-2016
  • Played for the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds 2012-2016
  • Current Assistant Coach for the LISA South U14 VIPL Girls Team

Zak Bougraine

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • Player Div I JdF VISL Men’s Team

Olivia Swinton

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • University of Victoria Vikes Team 2015-present
  • Highlanders FC 2014
  • BCSPL VI Wave Team 2012-2013

Stephanie Badilla Gutierrez

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • University of Victoria Vikes Team 2015-present
  • EA Sports BCSPL Scholarship Recipient

Alex Curtis

  • Academy Technical Staff Coach
  • Provincial C License
  • Soccer for Life Certification
  • Learn to Train and FUNdamentals Certification
  • Bays United Player from House League to U17 Gold
  • Plays for Bays United U21 Team
  • Coaching Camps and Academies for several years
  • Head Coach for Bays United U12 Boys Gold Team 2016-2017
  • Current Head Coach for Bays United U13 Boys Gold Team