North Vancouver FC is excited to announce the selection of Alvaro De Almeida as head coach of our first ever BCSPL Intake (2009) boys and girls teams.
A native of Brazil Alvaro has been coaching in a full-time capacity with NVFC since moving to Canada.
Alvaro has proven to be a very flexible coach working in several programs at NVFC from First Kicks to High-Performance Teams. He has experience in Canada and Brazil in both player development type environments and competitive team environments. Before arriving in Canada he held a Technical Director position in Brazil. Alvaro holds a Canadian National B License and several levels of certifications from Brazil. He has an extensive Futsal background and high-level Futsal certifications. Alvaro has a degree in education specializing in exercise physiology and has been a long time PE teacher. Alvaro has also operated a boys and girls Futsal specific Academy and is on staff with the BC Soccer Association Coach and Player Development programs.
Alvaro has a strong passion for the game, strong tactical understanding and an ability to message that effectively to his players. He has also been involved in inner-city school sports programs volunteering his time to youths who may not have regular access to organized sports outside of school settings.
We are very proud to have Alvaro lead these young boys and girls as they take their first steps into the BCSPL with the full backing and support of our Club senior technical staff.