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Technical Staff

Silviu Butnaru
Technical Director & Sports Club Manager 

Courtney Brown
Head Coach (Girls)

Courtney joined Mooredale in 2013 and has been involved as an Assistant Coach, Head Coach, and now serves as the Head Coach of our Girls RDP teams/coaches.  He currently plays for GS United in the OSL, is a Men's Ontario Cup Champion and Men's National Champion, and played in the Youth National Soccer program.  He has completed his Learn to Train, Soccer for Life, Game Leader, Coerver Youth Diploma Level 1, Respect in Soccer, Making Headway in Soccer, Making Ethical Decisions, and Standard First Aid/CPR/AED certifications.

Eros Olazabal
Head Coach (Boys)

Eros joined Mooredale in 2016, and served as a head coach for several teams before moving into his current role of Head Coach of our Boys RDP teams/coaches.  He served as an Assistant Coach and Head Recruiter (and then interim Head Coach) at Manhattanville College, and was a head coach at SABA Academy for 4 years in Brooklyn, NY.  He was an All-American and led the nation in goals in 2011 while attending Manhattanville College.  He played for Milltown FC and TFC Academy prior to that, and was involved with NTC/Ontario where he won a National Championship.  Eros holds a Premier Diploma from the NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches), and a National C Licence (Canada).

Alain Strati
Girls RDP - Technical Staff

Alain joined the Mooredale RDP Technical Staff team as a Head Coach in 2015.  He has also coached the 2002 Boys Rep team since their first year of play at U8, and has served in leadership roles at Mooredale SC (most recently as President).  He grew up playing Rep soccer in Montreal, travel soccer in high school in Florida and battled in numerous intramural cup finals when at McGill.  He continues to play in Adult leagues and at kids' practices every chance he gets.  Alain has completed a number of different certifications, including Learn to Train, Soccer for Life and Respect in Soccer. 

Anthony Vercillo
Boys RDP - Technical Staff

Anthony joined the RDP Technical Staff following a successful internship here in the Sports Club Office, and a season of coaching on our house-league technical staff.  He played for many years in local Toronto youth clubs, and recently graduated from Humber College, specializing in Sport Management.  He's completed his Learn to Train, Making Ethical Decisions, Respect in Soccer, and Making Headway in Soccer certifications.

Cedric Fome
Girls RDP - Technical Staff 

Cedric is entering his second season with Mooredale SC. Growing up in Cameroon, he began playing soccer when he was just 5 years old.  After admiring the great Cameroonian, Roger Miller, Cedric developed a true passion for the game.  During university he played for his school team - the South Carolina Gamecocks - and began his coaching career, assisting his father with several high school teams.  Cedric's favourite team is Manchester City, but cheers for the Montreal Impact after living in Montreal for 5 years.

Fahim Ahmed
Boys RDP - Technical Staff

Fahim joined the RDP coaching staff in 2017, after serving on the house-league technical staff for many seasons.  He played with various clubs in the Toronto area growing up, and then moved on to working in local clubs, including at the Kia Toronto FC Academy.  He has completed the NCCP Learn to Train certification, as well as Making Ethical Decisions, and Respect in Soccer.  He holds an Honours Bachelor's degree in Sport Management from Brock University, as well as a minor in Labour Studies.


 Tristan Esprit
Boys RDP - Technical Staff

Tristan started off his soccer career playing for local Scarborough youth clubs.  He had the opportunity to travel to England, Ireland, and Scotland with his youth teams, and won the Ontario Cup at U17.  Tristan spent 4 years at Cornerstone University in Michigan on a soccer scholarship, serving as team captain in his junior and senior years, before joining us here at Mooredale as a coach for our boys' teams.  He currently plays with Durham FA on the Men's squad, and periodically on their League 1 Ontario team.

Mamadou Tandia
Boys RDP - Technical Staff

Mamadou (better known as Coach Mo) joined Mooredale via South Africa, but is originally from Senegal.  He joined the club in 2015 as a part of our house-league technical staff and moved up into the RDP teams shortly thereafter.  He is a University of Toronto grad and former soccer Varsity athlete.  He has completed his Making Ethical Decisions, Making Headway, Respect in Soccer, and Learn to Train certifications.  Mo enjoys playing the game as much as teaching it!

Brandon Galarza
Girls RDP - Technical Staff

Brandon is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, and is currently attending Durham College to pursue a career in the Police force. He is also studying to write the Registered Kinesiology exam in September 2018. He played competitive soccer at local Toronto clubs throughout his youth, and played semi-professionally in Ecuador. His playing experience overseas has provided him with a vast and in-depth understanding of the game to which he aspires to foster such growth and development in his team.  Brandon has completed the Soccer for Life, Game Leader, Making Ethical Decisions, Respect in Soccer, Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C, and Plan to Protect certifications.

Etiosa Igbinakenzua
Boys RDP - Technical Staff

Etiosa joined the RDP Technical Staff in the spring of 2017.  He played soccer throughout his youth, and now plays for the St. George Reds and the University of Toronto.  Etiosa is currently studying Environmental Studies at U of T.  His favourite team is Arsenal, and fittingly his role model is Thierry Henry.  He has completed the Soccer for Life, Respect in Soccer, Making Headway, and Making Ethical Decisions certifications.

Klaas Hart
Girls RDP - Technical Staff

Klaas joined the Mooredale RDP Technical Staff team as an assistant coach in 2016.  He played soccer at a local Toronto club throughout his youth, and continues to play with 2 adult league soccer teams year-round.  He is First Aid and CPR trained, and has completed the Soccer for Life, Making Ethical Decisions, Respect in Soccer, and Making Headway certifications.  Klaas is a graduate of OCAD and has been a practicing artist for 20 years. His teaching and leadership skills are not limited to the soccer pitch - for the last 8 years he has been an instructor of anatomy and drawing in the Animation program at Sheridan College.

Erick Olazabal
Boys RDP - Technical Staff

Erick joined the Mooredale RDP technical staff in 2016.  Before joining our coaching staff, he spent time playing with the Toronto FC Senior Academy, as well as some time in League 1 Ontario with Pro Stars.  He attended Manhattanville College, where he is tied for third all-time in assists.  Erick is currently working toward his National C licence.


David Butnaru
Boys RDP - Technical Staff