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Our Academy sessions are led by qualified, experienced and Licensed Academy Coaches that have played the game at various University and Collegiate levels. Our Coaches have the desire and passion to help progress our athletes not only on the soccer pitch, but also in the classroom. Our Coaching team works together to develop training curriculum that follows the Canada Soccer requirements for Long Term Player Development (LTPD) and aim to deliver appropriate sessions that cater to the needs of our players.

Dawn Poulin-Biro – Program Director/Instructor


Bachelor of Education


Alberta Soccer Association – Pre Provincial B Certification

Alberta Soccer Association – Instructor

U6- U14 Phoenix Boys Tier 1

Player Experience:

University of Alberta Pandas Soccer – 5 years
2 National Championship showings – Bronze and Gold Medalist
Alberta Major Soccer League – 10 years
3 National Championship showings – Bronze Medalist

Dheeren (Dhee) Govender - Lead Instructor

Coaching Education:

Alberta Soccer Association Provincial B License

Coaching Experience:

Mount Carmel - Head Instructor 2013 (Current) Jr. High Instructor 2012

Sherwood Park District Soccer Association - Community Director

University of Alberta - Pandas Soccer Assistant Coach 2015-2017

NAIT Men's Assistant Coach 2018

Over 15 Years of Youth Club Coaching Experience

Concordia University of Edmonton

Women’s program Assistant Coach (2013-2015) 

Goal Keeping Coach

Fitness Coach


2015 ASA Youth Team of the 2014 Year (Coach) CSA U-18 National Silver Medalist, 2014 (Coach) 

CSA U-18 National Fair Play Award Recipients, 2014 (Coach)

CSA Sony cup U-18 Club Nationals Alberta Bronze medalist 2003 (Player)

Playing Experience:

Member of Concordia University College Soccer Team 2010, 2013,  CCAA Co-Captain

(2013) Nationals Alberta representatives 2010        

AMSL player: 2001-2005

ASA Provincial team player 2002, Provincial team program 1998-2003 

Sony cup U-18 Club Nationals Alberta Bronze medalist 2003

LIndsay Nelson - Instructor

Coaching Education:

NCCP Licensed - Level 1 and 2
Pre B Licensed

Coaching Experience:
11 Years Instructor STM Soccer Academy
6 years Instructor MTC Soccer Academy

Player Experience: 
Alberta Provincial Team Player - 1998 National Champion
3 years U of A Panda Soccer - 2001 CIS National Champion
10 Years Victoria Sr. Women’s Soccer Team - 4 National Appearances
                                                                             1 National Champion

Cody Crummer - Instructor 

 Coaching / Education

Bachelor of Commerce 

Current Elementary Education After degree Student 

Canada Soccer Children’s License 

Alberta Soccer Association Provincial B License 

Alberta Soccer Association Provincial C License 

Coaching Experience

Scottish (2019 – present) 

Alberta Soccer Mini Stars – current  

Southwest United Soccer Club (2015-2019) 

Mount Carmel Soccer Academy Instructor (current)

Playing Experience


New-Brunswick Provincial Program

National Training Center – Halifax

FK Vojvodina (Serbia) Youth Academy u15-u16

University of New-Brunswick (2011-2014)

Male Soccer Rookie of the year (2011)

Atlantic University Sport Conference/Playoff Champions (2013, 2014)

USport National Bronze Medalist (2013)

University of Alberta (2016)

Canada West Conference/Playoff Champions and USport National Champions (2016)