GAC is a soccer club dedicated to providing boys, girls and adults an opportunity to play organized soccer. Opportunities exist for players to play from a fun-filled non-competetive atmosphere to the highest level the sport can offer. The club promotes learning through the sport in a friendly environment. Playing style varies and depends on the age of the player. Contact us if you would like additional information.
Technical Director - Scott Hyams
Scott Hyams has been with Guildford Athletic Club since the 2003 season. As a staff coach with the club, Scott has been influential in the development of many club programs including the U8 & U9 High Performance Program, the U-6 & U-7 Development Program and our hugely successful Spring Soccer Program. He received his CSA B Provincial certification in 2004 and CSA B National certification in 2013.
Scott has track record of success with both player and team development; since 2010 he has lead three different teams to five Provincial Championships (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015); a National Championship in 2013 and a National Final (Silver Medalists) in 2015. On top of team success Scott has produced dozens players for the BC Provincial Team Program and numerous players in the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency program and Canadian Youth National Teams.
Assistant Technical Director - Mike Newton
Mike Newton is entering his fourth year with GAC and has recently been promoted to the role of Assistant Technical Director; he completed his 'B' Provincial Certification in 2014 and his 'B' National Certification in 2015. Among other duties, Mike works closely with our U9 - U12 teams, the GAC Academy and GAC High Performance program.
Mike Newton also has a track record of success in player and team development. In recent years Mike has lead his SGU U16 Metro team to a Provincial Championship in 2014 and his U17 BCSPL team to a Provincial Cup Final in 2015. He has also promoted numerous players into the BC Soccer Premier League, BC Provincial Teams and Whitecaps Residency.
Staff Coach - Frazer Toms
Staff Coach - Matt Deutsch
Staff Goalkeeping Coach - Michael Hicks
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Junior Staff Coach - Lewis Howells
Junior Staff Coach - Tyler Henderson
Junior Staff Coach - Olivia Barbieri