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Academy Details

The Archbishop O’Leary Soccer Academy seeks to develop student athletes athletically as well as academically. The program is designed to promote life skills through sport and facilitate the complete development of your child. As an academy, our goal is to provide each student athlete with the opportunity to pursue excellence. Students have access to top quality instruction, equipment and training facilities in a faith based learning environment.

The Archbishop O’Leary Soccer Academy strives to provide its student athletes with opportunities through our relationships with post secondary institutions both in Canada and the United States. Students are given the opportunity to showcase their skills through academy trips, camps and have been very successful in garnering post-secondary opportunities.

Mr. Jason Miniaci, Head Instructor

  • 10 years teaching Junior and Senior High School
  • 4 year member of Mobile University men’s soccer team
  • Member of 2002 NAIA Soccer National Champions – University of Mobile
  • BA in Education/Sports Performance
  • Member of Canadian National Beach Soccer
  • Quarterfinalist at 2006 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
  • Recipient of the prestigious Area Award at Mobile University
  • 10+ Years Soccer Academy Instructor for Prostart
  • Bronze Medalist Club Nationals U-17
  • USSF Coaching License

Mr. Justin Ongaro, Head Instructor

  • BA in Physical Education / Kinesiology
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • NCAA Division 1 Soccer Player – Southern Methodist University, Eastern Illinois University
  • NAIA Point Loma Nazarene University
  • 13 Years Soccer Academy Instructor for Prostart
  • Canada Summer Games U-20 Gold Medalist Soccer
  • ASA Provincial Team Bronze and Silver Medalist U-15, U-17
  • AMSL Provincial Champion
  • Bronze and Silver Medalist Club Nationals U-15,U-17,U-17

Mr. John Pegg, Instructor

  • BA in History from San Diego State University
  • U-20 Canadian National Team Member
  • Played for Canada at Francophone Games, U-20 CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Tournament
  • NCAA Division 1 Soccer Player – Seattle University, San Diego State University
  • Member of Canadian National Futsal Team
  • ASA Provincial Team Bronze and Gold Medalist U-14, U-16, U-16
  • Silver and Gold Medalist club nationals U-16, U-18
  • AMSL Provincial Champion

Mr. Luca Timoteo, Instructor

  • UEFA B licence
  • Silver medalist national club(Italy) u18
  • 4 time league champion 4 div (Italy)
  • 6+years goalkeeper coaching
  • 2014 u20 fifa collaborator woman’s word cup
  • 2015 fifa collaborator woman's word cup

Mr. Ross Ongaro, Academy Liason

  • Archbishop O'Leary Soccer Academy Head Instructor (2001-2014)
  • Canadian National Futsal Head Coach
  • Canadian National Beach Soccer Head Coach
  • 24 years Teaching at High School/ Junior High School
  • 7 Years Professional Coaching
  • Canadian National U-20 Player
  • 1979 Olympic team Player
  • 2 time Coach of the Year Award – NPSL
  • 2 time All-Star Coach Award – NPSL
  • Chinese National Team Beach Head Coach 2011 – Present
  • National A License China
  • National B License Canada

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