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

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

Nico Craveiro

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

Vikram Virk

  • Club Technical Staff Coach
  • Assistant Coach, Victoria Highlanders First Team
  • 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

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

Zak Bougraine

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

Stephanie Badilla Gutierrez

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