Welcome to the NDFC!
Below you will find the contact information for our Board of Directors, Administration Staff, Age Group Technical Staff, Age Group Coordinators and all other volunteer position within the club. Please click on the boxes below for a contact information.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Brendan holds a UEFA A license, a Canadian B License, and is currently completing the Canada Soccer A License and his UEFA Elite Youth A License. Brendan has a Masters in Human Kinetics Applied Human Performance Science from the University of Windsor, as well as a Bachelor’s of Sports and Exercise Management from the University College of Dublin.
Since moving to Vancouver, Brendan has established roots in the Lower Mainland in his current position as U17 Assistant Coach with Whitecaps FC – MLS Academy. Previous to his current position, Brendan held the positions of Technical Director of Kootenays East Youth Soccer Association and the Associate Head Coach of the Whitecaps Academy Center in the East Kootenays.
Brendan played in the Irish school boys system with a number of different clubs in his native Ireland. Clubs included Boyne Rovers, Drogheda United, Kentstown Rovers, Ailesbury United, and Drogheda Town. He went on to play with Cockburn City Soccer Club in Perth, Western Australia, before moving on to play on a scholarship with the University of Windsor Lancers in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He then played with Windsor TFC before focusing more of his attention on the coaching side of the game.
He has coached both male and female players from 3 years old right up to senior teams, from beginner to elite level. Brendan has coached in Ireland, Australia, USA, and Canada. He has worked with Malahide United in Ireland, Total Football Academy in the Gold Coast Australia, Cockburn City SC in Perth, Australia, Tecumseh Soccer Club of the OPDL in Windsor, Ontario, LA Galaxy Orange County in Southern California, USA, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Canada.