Tech Director and Staff

WVFC Technical Department

WVFC is proud to have many of the best coaches in British Columbia on its staff. Under the direction of Technical Director Jammer Afshar, the Club's coaches work hard to teach technical excellence and an appreciation of soccer to its players.

For any questions regarding the Technical department, please contact Jammer Afshar

 Technicaldirector@westvanfc.com

Jammer Afshar

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  • WVFC Technical Director 1999-Present
  • CSA National B Coaching License
  • U14 and U15 BC All Star Provincial Team Coach
  • Captain of the McMaster Varsity team, 4 years
  • Ontario Provincial player, 2 years
  • Contact at  technicaldirector@westvanfc.com

 

Leo Nash

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  • Assistant Tech Director and Director of Academy
  • West Van FC Men's Premier Team-Head Coach 2015 - Present
  • West Van FC Men's Premier Team- 2007-2015 Team Captain
  • West Vancouver SC Metro Team-Head Coach 2010-2013
  • Capilano University Men's Soccer Team-Assistant Coach 2006-2010 (National Champions 2009)
  • Capilano University Men's Soccer Team-Player and Captain 2002-2006 (National Champion 2003) 
  • Whitecaps Reserve Team Player 2007, 2008
  • Canadian National Team U17 and U18
  • BC Provincial Team Player U14 to U18 (National champion 2000)
  • BCSA Provincial "B" Coaching License
  • NSYSA Metro Team -Head Coach 2007-2010
  • leo@westvanfc.com

Matt Walker

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  • Club Senior Staff Coach and Assistant Director of Academy

  • Girls Academy Tech Coordinator, Staff Coach and AGTC
  • BCSA Provincial "B" Coaching License
  • BU13 2012 BC Provincial Team Assistant Head Coach
  • WVFC Trollers Team, player
  • Cap University Men's Soccer Team-Player 2000,2001
  • WVSC Girls Gold level coach
  • WVFC MSL coach
  • WVSC player since 5 years-old
  • S4L, L2T and Fundamental courses
  • matt@westvanfc.com

Adam Aziz

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  • Staff Coach and AGTC
  • Founder of Freekicks Society of Canada (Freekicks.org)
  • Head Coach of WVFC Street Soccer Program
  • BC Soccer B Prep Licence 
  • Asst Head coach of the National Canadian Powerchair Soccer Team 2010-2012
  • adam@westvanfc.com

Ravi Fisher

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  • Staff coach and AGTC
  • BCSA Provincial "B" License
  • Head coach - WVFC Boys Gold
  • Asst Coach - WVFC MSL
  • Asst Coach - WVFC u21
  • Head Coach Sentinel Jnr Boys Program  
  • Head Coach Sentinel Jnr Girls Program 2015 to 2017 North Shore Champions 2015, 2016 Vancouver and District Champions 2015,2016
  • WVFC MSL player U14 to U18  Team Captain
  • WVFC u21 player and Team Captain VMSL Cup Champions 2015, 2018, VMSL Cup Champions 2015, 2018 Provincial Cup Champions 2015. 2018
  • WVFC Premier Men's player 
  • Cap U Human Kinetics Prog 2015-16
  • Douglas College Degree in Sports Science 2016 to present
  • ravi@westvanfc.com

Marian Gabas

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  • Staff coach
  • Played professionally in Slovakia
  • Played at the highest level in Slovakian Futsal league 
  • Played for Commenius University Soccer and Futsal teams in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Assistant coach u21 Futsal National Team Slovakia
  • Assistant Coach and Athletic Coach Futsal Team Levice, Slovakia
  • MSC in Physical Education and Sport Soccer and Conditioning, Commeniius University, Slovakia
  • UEFA C Coaching Licence
  • UEFA Futsal Coaching Licence
  • BCSA B Provincial, S4L and Learn to Train coaching Licence
  • CSA National B Coaching License
  • WVFC MSL Head coach

Jeff Kim

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  • BCSA Provincial “C” Coaching License
  • BCSA Soccer for Life and Learn to Train Licensed
  • West Van FC Men’s U-21Team 
  • Head Coach, WVSC BU-12 Gold 
  • Head Coach/Director, West Vancouver Secondary Soccer Program from 2015 to present
  • Assistant Coach, WVSC MSL Boys 2014-2016
  • West Van FC Women's Assistant Coach-2013 
  • Played Coquitlam Metro Ford MSL from U13 to U16
  • Triple A Senior Boys Soccer North Shore Champions -2013

Sam Saundh

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  • Staff Coach and AGTC
  • BCSA Provincial "B" Coaching License
  • 3 Provincial Championships with North Delta United
  • WV MSL Coach
  • Vancouver White Caps In-School Programs & Outdoor Camps
  • White Caps Player, 1978-84
  • Vancouver 86ers, 5 years Reserve team Head coach
  • Y league coach - 3 seasons
  • Head Coach Richmond Club Ireland, Coquitlam Metro Ford, North Van Men's Premier
  • sam@westvanfc.com

Dehara September

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  • B Prep Licensed Coach
  • South African National U19 Women's team member
  • WEPL Newcastle United Women's team
  • WPSL North Hampton Laurels (Pennsylvania USA)
  • Milligan college Tennessee
  • Cap University Women's team - Prov All-Star 2004
  • Top Female African Canadian player 2010 (ASCSA)
  • SHE PLAYS Soccer Academy-Technical Director
  • Academy Coach at WVFC and CMFSC

Des Tachie

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  • Staff Coach and AGTC
  • West Van FC  Men's Premier Team 2009 -present
  • Cap University Men's Soccer 2003 National Champs 
  • Played professionally with BK Freman Amager, AaB11 (Denmark) and Kaposvar VSC Hungary
  • Played professionally in USL with Charlotte Eagles, Toronto Lynx and Edmonton Aviators and Ottawa Fury
  • BCSA B Prov License
  • WVFC Metro Boys Team-Head coach
  • Capilano University Men's Team-Asst Coach
  • West Van FC Women's Head Coach 2013 to present
  • Kotoko FC Head coach 2014 to present
  • Des@westvanfc.com

Martin Vaca

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Martin Vaca - Goalkeeping Coach  
 
  • Played Professional soccer in Bolivia for 3 different teams
  • goalkeeper Bolivian National Team U20
  • Played in Germany in third Div at TSV Weistal
  • Played NCSAA at DTCC in USA
  • Grassroots U13+ goalkeeping
  • Goalkeeping Diploma
  • Goalkeeper Coach at Cap University Men's team
  • Goalkeeper Coach at WV FC
  • Men's Premier and U21 Teams
  • Soccer for Life coaching certification
  • C License Trained