Staff & Board / Contact Us

BC Soccer Association: 250-3410 Lougheed Highway, Vancouver, BC, V5M 2A4
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday (8:30AM to 4:30PM PST)

General Inquiries: Telephone: 604.299.6401 - Fax: 604.299.9610 - Email: info@bcsoccer.net


The operation of BC Soccer is aportioned into three areas:

Soccer Development is responsible for the oversight of all soccer development related activities and initiatives including player, coach, and referee education, initiatives and development, along with BCSPL club development.

Member Services is responsible for all member service related activities, including governance, risk management, competitions, member/community relations, and club licensing.

Finance & Communications is responsible for all communications, marketing, financial and office related activities.

If your question is regarding any of these areas, please click on the appropriate staff contacts link below to view a listing of staff members who support these areas and their contact information.

The BC Soccer Board of Directors are elected volunteers from across BC providing strategic direction for BC Soccer. Some directors also chair and/or active members of various BC Soccer committees.  Please click on the Board of Directors link below to view the directors, their contacts and the geographical region they are assigned to.  For more information on BC Soccer’s committees, please click here.

President and Executive Director

Gayle Statton, President
gaylestatton@bcsoccer.net

Chair of the board of directors, responsible for oversight of the association and supervises the board of directors in the execution of their duties and the Executive Director in the execution of his duties.


Jason Elligott, Executive Director
jasonelligott@bcsoccer.net

Senior staff member, responsible for operational oversight of the association and directly supervises the staff directors in the execution of thier duties.


 

Please view the information below on who best to contact to ensure your inquiry is handled by the most appropriate person.

Member Services Staff Contacts

TBA, Director of Operations
Responsible for the oversight of all member services and the associated staff team


Nicole Laird, Manager of Member Servcies
nicolelaird@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2353

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Membership and governace related activity and oversight
- Member Compliance
- New Membership Applications, including Associate Members 
- Rules and Regulations
- Judicial, including Discipline, Appeals and Protests 


Ryan McQuillan, Member Services & Competitions Officer
ryanmcquillan@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2355

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- BC Soccer Competitions, including regional play-downs and championships at a Provincial and National level
- Player Registration
- Member Inquiries
- Insurance


Alfonso Munoz, Member Services & Club Licensing Officer
alfonsomunoz@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2358

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Province wide development initiatives, including Charter Program, Grants Program, Festivals and Workshops
- Support delivery of coach education
- Support the delivery of provincial requirements associated with the BC Summer Games


Kendall Allen, Member Servcies Adminisrator
On Maternity Leave


Discipline Assistant, TBA

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:

- Judicial, including Discipline, Appeals and Protests 


Soccer Development Staff Contacts

Chris Cerroni, Director of Soccer Development     
chriscerroni@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2359

Responsible for the oversight of all soccer development initiatives and the Soccer Development staff team


Rob Csabai, Manager of Coaching Development
robcsabai@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 6347

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Coaching Development, including curriculum development, administering and delivering B and License Coaching Program
- Training of regional course Facilitators supporting all environments


Connor Smith, Coaching Development Administrator
connorsmith@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2362

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Coordinate Coaching Course requests/offerings, including, Active Start, FUNdamentals, Learn to Train, Soccer for Life, B Pre-Test, B Provincial, including NCCP / CSA Reporting
- Online coach database
- Point of contact for coaching course related inquiries


Luca Dalla Pace, Soccer Development Officer
lucadallapace@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2351

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Player Development Programming
- BC Soccer Provincial Program (Primary)
- BC Soccer Premier League (Secondary)


Mike Salmon, Soccer Development Officer
michaelsalmon@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2367

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Player Development Programming, guidelines and curriculum (all ages)
- BC Soccer Premier League (Primary)
- BC Soccer Provincial Program (Secondary)


Lynda Mulder, Referee Programs Coordinator
lyndamulder@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 1416

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Referee Clinic requests/offerings - Small Sided, Entry Level, Refresher Clinics, Provincial Upgrades
- Annual Referee Registration
- Risk Management & Criminal Record Checks
- Scholarship and Awards


Igor Cvetkovski, Referee Assignor & Development Coordinator / BCSPL Referee Manager
igorc@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2365

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Assigning referees for matches/events including Provincial Cup, Canada West University, U.S. Soccer development league, Whitecaps FC programs, BC Summer games and cross-member Integration initiatives
- Assigning assessors (assessments and mentorships)
- Grassroots referee programs/initiatives, including Regional Development Program and overseeing Referee Development Officer activity, Head Referee Certification, in-club education session content
- Assignment, education, and development of referees with the BC Soccer Premier League


Jose Branco, Referee Development Coordinator
josebranco@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2356

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Referee programs/initiatives, including, Candidates Program, Provincial Referee Excellence Program (PREP)
- Education of Referee Instructors and Assessors, including Annual Referee Instructor/Assessor Symposium 
- Annual Refresher Clinic content, Referee re-classification, Referee fitness


 
 
Finance & Communications Staff Contact

Stephen Wurz, Director of Finance    
stephenwurz@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 1412

Responsible for all aspects of day to day financial operations of BC Soccer and manages financial forecasting, reporting and budgeting


Vedrana Bikaljevic, Finance Assistant    
vedranabikaljevic@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2357

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Accounts receivable and accounts payable


Peter Schaad, Marketing and Communications Officer    
peterschaad@bcsoccer.net, Ext. 2354

Appropriate contact for inquiries related to:
- Marketing
- Branding
- Newsletters
- Website
- Social Media
- Media Relations
- Press Releases
- Member and wider soccer community communications


 

Board of Directors

Board Liaison Program
BC Soccer’s is committed to operating in a collaborative manner with its membership. To support this, BC Soccer established the Board Liaison Program which is designed to install one or two BC Soccer board of directors per regional area as points of contact for member organizations to more effectively communicate what BC Soccer is working towards whilst providing an additional way for members to provide feedback to BC Soccer. CLICK HERE for more information on the BC Soccer Board Liaison Program.

November 2020 Update - post 2020 AGM, the board is working to reassign liasion regions and once completed the below will be updated accordingly.

Gayle Statton, President                    
Liaison: BC
gaylestatton@bcsoccer.net


Carlos Grosso, First Vice President
Liaison: BC
carlosgrosso@bcsoccer.net

Chris Appleby, Vice President Finance
Liaison: South Fraser and ForProfit Associate Members
chrisappleby@bcsoccer.net
604-787-6768  

Deb Pudek, Vice President Youth
Liaison:
Northern, Thompson Okanagan, Cariboo and Kootenays
debpudek@bcsoccer.net
604-916-3411 

Ralph Luongo, Vice President Adult
Liaison: All Adult Leagues (full and associate members)
ralphluongo@bcsoccer.net
604-931-4555

John Charlton, Director
Liaison: Lower and Upper Vancouver Island
johncharlton@bcsoccer.net
250-474-5506

Don Dancey, Director
Liaison: Alouette and Vancouver
dondancey@bcsoccer.net
778-388-5447

Landon Ling, Director  
Liaison: All Adult Leagues (full and associate members)

landonlin@bcsoccer.net

Peter Lonergan, Director
Liaison:
Northern, Thompson Okanagan, Cariboo and Kootenays
peterlonergan@bcsoccer.net

Don Moslin, Director
Liaison: Richmond and Fraser Valley
donmoslin@bcsoccer.net
250-802-4438 

Leanna Napolitano, Director
Liaison: North Shore

leannanapolitano@bcsoccer.net

John O'Flynn, Director
Liaison: North Shore

johnoflynn@bcsoccer.net

Francisco Rubio, Director
Liaison:South Fraser and ForProfit Associate Members
franciscorubio@bcsoccer.net


Melissa Tancredi, Director
Liaison: Burinaby and Tri Cities
melissatancredi@bcsoccer.net


About BC Soccer

Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues, and districts.

Safe Sport Statement

BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in.

The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.