This summer, Richmond Hill Soccer Club will be running a Summer Academy Camp exclusively for our Club's Rep players. The 5 day academy will take place on the Richmond Green East Turf Field and will include daily on-field technical sessions led by experienced coaches from our Club. The Academy's coaching staff will be led by Bob Munro and Andy King, as well as other nationally licensed coaches.
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The Summer Academy will run off a curriculum designed by our Staff Coaches which will touch on a number of technical aspects, including ball control, passing and receiving, 1 v 1 attacking and defending, and small sided games. Some of the other exciting features of this academy include: soccer specific Yoga class, skills testing, Zumba dance class, competitions, prizes and an exclusive camp shirt.
Bob has been coaching in soccer for over 35 years and has worked to develop hundreds of elite level players. Bob, who holds a National level coaching license, spent a portion of his career as the Head Coach of the Ontario provincial team, winning 4 National Championships. It was in this role where he got the chance to coach, develop, and mentor Dwayne De Rosario and Paul Stalteri, 2 of the most prolific players in the history of Canadian soccer. He followed this up with a short, but successful stint in Cuba working with the U16 National Team.
Bob served as the Technical Director & Head Coach of Richmond Hill Soccer Club for 19 years, overseeing coaching selection for all of our Club's programs and also serving on the coaching staff of an astonishing 9 Ontario Cup winning teams. Most recently, he has worked as a Head Coach in our OPDL program since the 2015 season.
Andy has been involved in coaching soccer for over 12 years, with roles in Canada, the USA, and England. He is currently the Head Coach of our Club's 2002 OPDL girls team and has previously served as a Staff Coach with RHSC where he worked with a number of our age groups, including the U8 to U12 boys and U15 girls.
Andy holds his CSA National 'B' coaching license and Coerver Youth Coaching Diploma. His impressive coaching knowledge, combined with his enthusiastic attitude and playing experience, enables Andy to provide a refreshing and valuable level of insight and guidance to our players.
Henrich, a former professional soccer player in his native Slovakia, brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. Having worked in the soccer world for over 20 years, his significant achievements have been demonstrated in areas including coaching, program development, and player identification.
Currently RHSC’s Senior Technical Staff Coach, Henrich has served on our Club’s Technical Coaching Staff since early 2015. Prior to his role with RHSC, Henrich excelled in his position with Ontario Soccer, where he served as a Provincial Team Head Coach for the 1995, 1997, and 1998 Boys. During this time with Ontario Soccer he led the U15 Boys to a Canadian National Championship Gold Medal in 2013 and the U16 Boys to the Canadian National Championship Silver Medal in 2011.
Henrich’s list of coaching qualifications is quite impressive, as he holds both a CSA ‘A’ License and UEFA 'A’ License, as well as his Ontario Soccer Goalkeeper Diploma.
Colin has the ability to train both girls and boys at high levels, as he currently coaches both our 2004 Boys Ontario Player Development Program (OPDL) and 2000 Girls Rep teams.
He has tremendous experience playing the game, as he spent 4 years as an NCAA athlete at the University of South Carolina in the USA and also spent time training with the Trinidad and Tobago U20 National Team. In addition to his vast playing experience, Colin holds his CSA National 'B' coaching license.