OPDL Coaches

u13 Girls Head Coach

Miranda Wiley

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Coaching Credentials
Canada Soccer B License Part 1
USSF National D
Ontario Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma
Ontario Soccer Goalkeeper Coach Diploma
Certified Personal Training Specialist
Certified Nutrition Coach

Coaching Experience
Cambridge Youth Soccer Staff Coach and Head Coach
Yongsan International School of Seoul Middle School Soccer Head Coach, Varsity Girls Soccer Head Coach and Varsity Boys Soccer Assistant Coach
Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Head Coach, Academy Trainer, and Private Coach
Kentucky Olympic Development Program Assistant Coach

Playing History
Asbury University (Hall of Fame, NCCAA First Team All-American,NAIA All-American Honorable Mention)

u13 Girls Assistant Coach

Laurie Halfpenny-Mitchell

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Coaching Credentials
Ontario Soccer Pre B (C License Equivalent)
Coerver Youth Diploma

Coaching Experience
Guelph Soccer Club Rep Team Head Coach – 6 years – 2012-2017
University of Guelph Gryphons – Head Coach – 1999 – 2005 (named OUA Coach of the Year twice)

Playing History
Laurie began playing soccer, as a goalkeeper, with the Guelph Royals.  She also played with the Ontario Provincial Team as a youth player.  She went on to play at the University of Guelph, where she was named an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) All-Star and the Top Female Academic-Athlete in Ontario.  Laurie continued to play for many years in the top tier of the Ontario Women’s Soccer League (OWSL).  More recently, she has played in the lower competitive tiers of the OWSL.  In addition, Laurie had competed at three World Masters Games, winning a gold medal in 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.

u13 Boys Head Coach

Steve Kahn

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Coaching Credentials
Ontario Soccer Provincial B Licence
FA (England) International Certificate
German/Italian International Certificate (Through Trinidad and Tobago FA)

Coaching Experience
North Mississauga Soccer Club Head Coach and Staff Coach
Cambridge Youth Soccer Staff Coach/Mentor Coach
Guelph Soccer Club Staff Coach

Playing History
National Team Player – Trinidad and Tobago (8 years)

u13 Boys Assistant Coach

Liam Tiernan

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Coaching Credentials
Ontario Soccer Provincial B Licence

Coaching Experience
Cambridge Youth Soccer Staff Coach/Mentor Coach

Playing History
Liam was a County U18 and U21 Rep player in his native Ireland. Upon moving to England he continued his playing career at county amateur level. He concluded his later playing years within the KDSL here in Canada.