Our Coaches

Our coaches have the high qualifications and standards. The coaching staff have real international and professional playing experience from Europe to draw upon, along with their national, provincial and international recognized licenses.

Josef Komlodi

Academy Technical Director, Head Coach

– UEFA Soccer “A” Licence from Germany (1999)
– USA Soccer “A” Licence (1998)
– NCCP Level 3 Coaching from Canada (1996)
– NSCAA Soccer Goalkeeping Coach – – Diploma from USA (2012)
– CSA National “B” Licence from Canada (2013)
– Former Player in Hungary and Germany

Gabriel Pop

Academy Director, Head Coach

-Played professional soccer in Romania first division since age of 18 for FC Baia Mare,Universitatea Cluj,FC Onești.
-Degree in education speciality Soccer & Coaching “C” licence.
-Played in CSL for Metro Lions & Serbian White Eagles.
-Scored a record 54 goals in 2 seasons with Serbian White Eagles.
-Coached for 10 years at Erin Mills Soccer Club (age groups born in 1993 & 1995)
-Won a National championship and a second place trophy at The Canadian Nationals with the 1995 boys. Won 5 Ontario Cups and 6 OYSL titles with the same teams.
-Started PFC 4 years ago with Josef Komlodi as a partnership to try to develop players in a professional way.

Danny Costa

Academy Coach

-US National “E” coaching licence
-Canadian Child, Youth, Senior and Goalkeeper coaching certificates
-Coaching Higlights:
*Involved in OYSL 2000 Boys Champions
*2 Time Ontario cup finalists with 2000 boys (North Miss. Soccer Club)
-Player Highlights:
*Ontario Cup Champion 1992 with Mississauga Club
*1993 with Brampton Youth
*1 Month trial with Club Desportivo Santa Clara at the age of 15 (cut short due to injury)


Academy Coach

– Canadian National “C” License
– Soccer for Life U13
– Learn to Train U13
– Making Headway (concussion protocol )
– Making Ethical Decisions (In class)
– Laws of the Game (CAN & ENG FA)
– Respect guide for Coaches (CAN & ENG FA)
– North York Azzuri 1992-1999
– North York Astros 2000-2005 (Canadian Professional Soccer League formerly known as CPSL)
– RH Madrid 2006-2013 (OSL Provincial Elite League)


Academy Coach

– UEFA B licence
– Head coach U13 FC Vozdovac Serbia 2016
– Head coach SC Waterloo,CSL 2017


Academy Coach

– 2016- 2017: Elche CF, assistant coach for the academy.
> Champion , XVI Torneo de Futbol Infantil “Ciudad de Totana”, Murcia, Spain
> Champion, VI Torneo San Bernabe, Cantabria, Spain
> 7th, XXXVI Torneo Internacional de Futbol Infantil, Lisbon, Portugal
> 7th, Liga Infantil Preferente Temp 2016- 2017. Valencia, Spain
– 2015- 2017: Futcoach formacion, level 1, 2, and 3. Tecnico Deportivo grado superior en Futbol. (UEFA PRO equivalent)


Academy Coach

– Canadian ‘A’ Licence
– Union Europe Football Association (UEFA) ‘A’ Licence, Ireland
– Goalkeeping Diploma
– Football Association of England-Game and Player Analysis certificate
– CSA Advanced Diploma
– Sports Psychology Diploma (Stonebridge Associated Colleges)
– FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine
– CSA Children License
– FA Talent Identification
– Former University Coach
– Former College Coach
– Former NSL Coach
– Former Canadian Professional Soccer League Coach
– Former Professional Player
– League 1 Coach
– Provincial Program Coach
– OSA Coaching Instructor


Academy Coach

– FA Preliminary Coaching Badge, England.
– Canadian C and Pre-B License.
– Canadian NCCP Level 3.
– NSCAA Youth Diploma, USA.
– Played for West Ham United Academy, Barking FC and Clapton FC in England.
– Played for Mississauga Lakers and Toronto Italia in the NSL.
– Played for Brampton City and Bramalea Rangers in the OSL.
– Represented British Universities all star team against Wales, Ireland and England FA select teams.
– Brampton Hitmen Staff Coach in the CSL.
– Brampton Stallions Head Coach in the CSL. National Division Runners Up 2006.
– Mississauga Eagles FC Staff Coach in the CSL. Second Division Champions 2011.
– Erin Mills Soccer Club Staff Coach from 2007 to 2013. Won the following titles:
U18 (1991) OYSL Team: OYSL Champions 2009.
U15 (1995) OYSL Team: Ontario Cup Winners & OYSL Champions 2010.
U16 & U17 (1996) OYSL Team: Ontario Cup Winners 2012, Canadian National Championship Finalist 2012, Adidas Potomac Washington Tournament Finalist 2012, Robbie International Tournament Champions 2013, Keele International Cup Champions, England 2013.


Academy Coach

– Canadian National C licence
– Making Headway
– Making Ethical Decisions
– Laws of the game(Canada)
– First Aid &CPR
– Coach U9&U10&U11 Prostars.FC since 2016.
-Player, Romania 1&2 second division 1994-2002

Haris Redzepi

Academy Coach

– Former Professional Player
– Željezničar (Sarajevo) Bosnia and Herzegovina Premier Liga
– Karlovac Croatia 1 HNL
– MFK Kośice Slovakia Corgon Liga
– Ingolstadt Germany 2 Bundesliga
– NK Travnik Bosnia and Herzegovina Premier Liga
– FK Novi Pazar Serbia Superliga
– FK Sloboda Tuzla Bosnia and Herzegovina Premier Liga
– Brantford Galaxy Canada CSL
– Hamilton city Canada CSL
– Degree in Sports Menagment
– University of Sarajevo Bachelor of Sports Menagment
– Making Ethical Decision(in class)Canada
– Respect guide for Coaches Canada
– Learn to train Canada
– Assistant coach for Brantford Galaxy CSL 2016-2017

Admin Staff

Gordana Polancec-Marin


Management any communication for the Senior Academy-2000 and older including League1.

Sherry Youssef


Manager of registration and communication for players born in 2001, 2002, 2003. Handles the processing for League registrations for age group 2004 and older.
Liaisons between club and parents.

Frank Srock


Manager of registration and communication with parents for players born in 2006, 2007.
Liaison between club and parents.