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Alex Bunbury was born in Plaisance, Guyana on 6/18/67
Alexâ€™s Guyanese values, culture and traditions followed him to Canada when he immigrated to Montreal on 10/16/1976. Alex started playing football at the age of 12. By age 14, he represented the Canadian U16 National Team. From there, he continued in their youth system for an additional three years. At age 17, Alex moved up to the Senior National Team after being recognized as one of the top players at the World Youth Championship Tournament in Minsk, Russia. Subsequently, he was called into camp at the age of 17 for the 1986 Menâ€™s World Cup in Mexico. Alex was named an alternate.
Alex professional career began at age 18 with the Hamilton Steelers of the CSL (Canadian Soccer League). He played in the CSL until age 23. In 1992, he was contracted by West Ham United of the English 1st Division (currently the premier league). In 1993, he was bought by Club Maritimo in the Portuguese 1st Division. Alex played there for 7 years and became their all-time leading scorer to this day.
Canadian National Team
Alex represented the Canadian National Team 67 times and is currently their 4th all-time leading scorer. He is currently the all-time leading scorer for Canada in world cup qualifying matches with 14 goals. Additionally, he was the 1st player in Canadian history to score 3 goals in a world cup qualifying game. He was the first player in Canadian history to win Canadian player of the year, an honor twice bestowed.
Tosh Farrell was formally head of International football development and technical coordinator for English premier league side, Everton FCâ€™s youth academy.
Having spent 14 seasons at the academy Tosh was instrumental in the development of numerous players who have gone onto represent, not only Everton football clubâ€™s first team, but other teams within the English premiership, football league as well as players representing their respective countries at International level.
Colin Miller was born in Scotland and his family emigrated to Vancouver in 1975. In 1982, Colin became a Canadian citizen and played for B.C. U16 and U18's teams during his youth. In 1982 Colin was given the captaincy for the Canadian National youth team and was drafted by the Toronto Blizzard in the NASL draft.
He became the youngest player in NASL history when he made his debut, and ended up playing overseas in Scotland with Scottish giants, Glasgow Rangers. He also played with Scottish clubs Hamilton Academical, St. Johnstone, Hearts and Dunfermline Athletic and in England with Doncaster Rovers.
Colin had an impressive National team career as well, being named to the 1986 Canadian World Cup squad. He went on to win 61 caps with the national team, captaining the team on 38 appearances.
Colin received his first coaching qualification with the English C License while still playing in 1987 and went on to be named a first team coach at the age of 23 with Hamilton Academical while still playing. He was then handed a player-manager role with the team.
He has held a first team coach role with Derby County in the English Premiership, assistant coach role with the Canadian Men's National team and an assistant coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps in the NASL and MLS.
Amateur coaching roles have included Head Coach of the Abbotsford Soccer Association and Women's head coach at UFV in the CIS.
Most notably, Colin was the Head Coach of FC Edmonton for the past 5 seasons before the club ceased operations after the 2017 season.
Carole holds a National B License Award with the Canadian Soccer Association and has been involved with soccer both as a coach and player in Alberta, Ontario and England for over 25 years. As a player, Carole represented Alberta at various levels (U16, U18, U23) and was identified as a player for the Canadian Women's Soccer Team in 1995. She played for the Grant MacEwan Griffins (1994) and the University of Alberta Pandas (1997-99), winning CIS gold in 1997 and CIS Silver in 2000. She also played for the Edmonton Angels Soccer Club (Alberta Major Soccer League) for 10 years, winning the Jubilee Shield (Club National Championship) in 1995, 1999 and 2000.
Jim holds a CSA National A license and is currently working with Alberta Soccer as the Director of Coach Education and Player Development. Jim graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992 with a Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports Studies, while playing 5 years with Golden Bears soccer team. He went on to earn his Masters of Arts in Coaching with Specialization in Applied Sports Psychology and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education in Adult Learning.
Jim's playing career included being a member of the Alberta Provincial team, U19 National Team and U23 Olympic National squad. Jim played in the Canadian Soccer League for three years and played 5 years with the U of A Golden Bears.
Jim's extensive coaching experience started after he finished his 5 year playing career with the Bears by taking on an assistant coach role with the Pandas and as a Provincial team coach with ASA. Jim spent 13 years from 2004-2017 with Medicine Hat College, as the Head Coach of the Men's soccer program and from 2006-2017 took on a dual role as the head coach of the Women's program as well. During his time he was voted ACAC coach of the year for both programs, as well as CCAA Women's Soccer Coach of the year in 2014.
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