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Club Coaches 


Jeff Clarke

SUSC Sporting Director

SUSC BCSPL Technical Director

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

​SUSC's Sporting Director and BCSPL Technical Director Jeff Clarke grew up in Coquitlam, British Columbia where he played youth soccer with Metro-Ford SC, now known as Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC. During his time with the Club, his Metro Ford team won three provincial and two Canadian championships. He proudly played in the local VMSL Men’s League periodically between 1993 - 1997 with North Shore Pegasus and then 2009 - 2014 with the SUSC Firefighters Men’s Premier team, winning multiple Imperial & Provincial Cup championships.

Coaching Certifications & Formal Education

  • CSA B National license

  • CSA Children's license

  • CSA Youth license 

  • Clarke attended Simon Fraser University where he graduated from SFU with a degree in Criminology and accompanying certificate in Legal Studies.

  • He also holds an Occupational First Aid certificate from St. John’s Ambulance and the Small Business diploma from BCIT.

Professional Playing Career


Team Canada Caps & International Playing Career

Coaching Achievements

  • 2004 - 2006 - Assistant Coach with Simon Fraser University

  • 2009 – 2014 -  Head Coach of the SUSC Women’s Premier Team winning 5 provincial cup titles, played in 3 national championship finals and was the national champion in 2011. The team was inducted into the BC Soccer Hall of Fame for their accomplishments.

  • 2014 - Head Coach of the 1996 born BCSPL boys team who won both the provincial cup and national title all players graduated into reputable post-secondary soccer and academic programs. 

Technical Director and Executive Director Achievements

  • Current - SUSC Sporting Director and SUSC BCSPL Technical Director

  • 2009 - 2023 - Jeff is has as the Technical Director and Director of Operations at Surrey United Soccer Club and has been in such senior positions with the Club since 2009. Jeff has been instrumental in the growth and maturity of the Club throughout his tenure, bringing it to being ranked one of the top soccer clubs  in the country.

  • In his 15 years at Surrey United SC, Jeff has been the driving force behind the SUSC BCSPL Program that has been regarded as one of the top programs in the country with numerous national championships. He has established a club-wide model that has fully integrated player development, academy programs and team development programs as well as levels of play from under 5 years old to over 55-year-old masters programs. Clarke’s leadership and influence as technical director has been key to SUSC being ranked in the top 10 clubs in Canada, as per the CSA Club License ranking system (Nov. 2022).

  • In 2015 Clarke broadened his portfolio at the club and assumed additional operations and administrative duties as interim Executive Director following the sudden passing of SUSC Executive Director, Martin Foden. Since 2015 Jeff has developed the SUSC Spring Soccer program (including our spring and summer camps), founded the Club’s sponsorship program and been integral in the multi-million dollar capital project of our new Clubhouse, which was a collaboration of SUSC, the City of Surrey and both Provincial and Federal Government branches. He volunteers in many initiatives and advisory boards at the City of Surrey, with an objective of contributing to Surrey on many different levels. 

  • In 2014, in collaboration with the SUSC Board of Directors, Clarke and his family created an annual hardship fund in the SUSC budget, which goes toward supporting underprivileged kids and families within SUSC.  

  • 2002 - 2009 - Technical Director of the Guildford Athletic Club . Was influential in building GAC into one of the most progressive clubs in Surrey and the lower mainland. In 2004, he was instrumental in the infrastructure project at Hjorth Road Park, with the building of the clubhouse and turf field complex. 


Troye Flannery

SUSC Technical Director

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

  • National A Licence

  • National B Licence

  • Provincial B Licence

  • Provincial Pre-B Licence

  • CSA Youth License

  • CSA Children's License

  • 2018 Canada West and U SPORTS Coach of the Year

  • 2021 Alberta Soccer Association Bert Goldberger Technical Award

  • 2018 Named to the Trinity Western University Men’s Soccer Wall of Fame as Program Builder

  • 2018 Calgary Women’s Soccer Association President’s Award 

  • 2007-2009 Trinity Western University Men's Team Assistant Coach

  • 2013 - 2021 Calgary Dinos Women's Team Head Coach

Troye is a Canada Soccer National A License certified coach, with over 20 years of leadership experience throughout Western Canada. Troye was the University of Calgary Dinos women's soccer team head coach and has been previously awarded the Alberta Soccer Association Bert Goldberger Technical Award for his work with St. Albert Soccer Association, an award that recognizes individuals who provide technical leadership that enhances the reputation of soccer in the province and inspires others to improve the game of soccer from a regional, provincial, national, or international perspective. He previously served the Men’s Soccer program at Trinity Western University from 2007-2009 in a full-time assistant coach capacity and later as a part time coach for several seasons. Troye was the Calgary Foothills Girls Academy Director, Head Coach and General Manager of the UWS Team (Women’s Semi-Professional), Calgary Foothills WFC, and served as Technical Director in other youth clubs in Western Canada, most recently Chilliwack FC. Troye was also the Technical Director of the Unity FC League 1 team.


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Ronan Kelly

SUSC Assistant Technical Director, Technology Development

SUSC Head of Video Analysis

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

BCSPL Head Coach

  • UEFA B license

  • UEFA A license (in progress)

  • Guided South Melbourne FC U16's to 2nd place after 8 games in the NPL

  • Coached South Melbourne FC U16's to victory over professional youth side Melbourne City FC

  • Provincial Champion with Fusion FC 02 Boys (First time in Fusion FC history on the boy’s side)

  • Provincial Runners up with Fusion FC 01 Girls

  • Two-time Coastal Cup Runners up with VFC 03 Boys

  • Two-time Metro league Runners up with VFC 03 Boys

  • Qualification for Metro Provincials with VFC 03 boys

  • Qualified for National Championships with KPU as Assistant coach (first time in KPU history)

  • Nationally ranked for the entire season with KPU as Assistant coach (first time in KPU history)

  • 2nd place finish in the Fraser Valley U’21 league with Coastal FC U21’s

  • Current SUSC Assistant Technical Director


Ronan has over 6 years experience of coaching at several different levels: youth, university, and adult. He achieved his UEFA B license 3 years ago and is currently completing his UEFA A license through the IFA (Irish Football Association). 

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Stefan Leslie

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUSC Metro / U14-U15 Division 1 Technical Lead

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

  • SUSC Div 1 / Metro Technical Lead

  • BC Soccer Association Provincial B license 

  • Surrey United BCSPL Assistant Coach 

  • Surrey United Club Coach (10+ years)

  • Vancouver Whitecaps First Team

  • Canadian Youth International Player Pool

  • CSA Children's License 

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification


Stefan grew up in Surrey and played locally, representing Surrey United at the tail end of his youth career. 

In his senior year of high school, Stefan was scouted by Vancouver Whitecaps and spent a season playing with their Reserve Squad which led to signing a contract with the First Team. While playing for the Whitecaps, Stefan attended Trinity Western University and also had the honour of representing Canada at the international youth level. He has played for the Surrey United Men’s Premier Team over the years, representing British Columbia twice at the National level with other current and former Surrey United Technical Staff.


Initially, Stefan’s coaching career began at Guildford Athletic Club under the leadership of Jeff Clarke. Later, when Jeff Clarke was appointed Technical Director of Surrey United, Stefan followed him. Stefan has been part of the Technical Team for 10+ years and has had the pleasure of contributing to the development of players from Future Prospects to under 18 BC Soccer Premier League. 


Tammi Vincent

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUSC Micro Technical Lead

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

  • SUSC Micro (U6/U7) Technical Lead

  • BC Soccer Association Provincial B license

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification 

  • Surrey United Development Academy coach 

  • Head Coach for Metro Girls Program 7 years

  • Youth Academy coach with Langley United 8 years, Grass Roots, Spring, Development, and Skills programming

Tammi has been coaching youth teams for the past 25 years. She has coached at Langley United and Surrey United for the past 8 years. Previous to being involved in these programs she has been involved in other club Academy programs with Surrey Breakers and CCB programming. 2009/2010 She has been involved in the BC soccer Provincial programming as an Assistant Coach at the U 15 and U 16 Girls Provincial Program as well as Head Coach of the BCSA U 12-U 13 Academy program


Registered psychiatric Nurse, Registered Nurse currently working as a Forensic Community Nurse.


Tyler Henderson

SUSC Staff Coach

SUSC Adaptive Soccer Lead

  • Current Technical Lead for the Super Soccer (Adaptive) Soccer Program 

  • CSA National “ C “ Licence

  • Surrey United Development Academy coach 

  • Former Member of the UFV Men's Varsity Soccer Team (2016-2019)

  • Assistant Coach of Surrey United U18 Boys League & Provincial Champions (2019) 

  • Assistant Coach at the U18 Boys National Championships (2019)

  • Tyler currently holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Marketing from the University of the Fraser Valley. He also currently holds his CAPM
    designation (Certified Associate in Project Management). He started his university soccer career playing on the varsity soccer programs at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and then Douglas College making national appearances in each year. He then moved onto the University of the Fraser Valley for his final three years of university soccer while finishing his degree. Tyler has been a part of the Surrey United Family from his first kick of a soccer ball to playing on the Men's Premier Team. He is currently proud to be the technical lead for the Adaptive Program and to be involved in many aspects of the club.


Sean Crocker

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

  • B-Prep License 

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification

  • Abbotsford Soccer Association - Academy - 1994-1998 (Kids u8-u14)

  • Head Coach Abbotsford Soccer Academicals Development Program - U8-U10

  • Head Coach Select Y-league Teams - Boys and Girls (U14 & U16)

  • Head Coach Abbotsford Men's Premiere - 2005-2011

  • Coastal FC Academy Coach - 2017-2018


Frazer Toms

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

High Performance Academy Coach

BCSPL Head Coach

SUSC Men's Premier Coach

Frazer moved to Canada in 2016 and started coaching at Guildford United Athletic Club before moving over to join Surrey United Soccer Club as a Club coach. Fraser played professional soccer back home in the United Kingdom before retiring in 2003 due to a broken leg. After his playing career ended in 2003, he became a sports coach working with young children in elementary schools in the United Kingdom.

  • CSA B National License

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification

  • SUSA Men's Premier Coach

  • SUSC Senior Staff Coach

  • SUDA Academy Coach

  • SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

  • Club coach Guildford United 

  • Head Coach 09 BCSPL Boys


Michael Hicks

U13-U18 Community Program Lead 

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification

  • CCS 2008

  • CCC 2009 

  • CCY 2009 

  • B.C Goalkeeping Diploma 2009

  • Pre B Provincial 2011

  • B.C. Goalkeeping Diploma 2013 

  • Fundamentals 2019 

  • Soccer for Life 2020


Michael is a native of Montreal, Quebec, where he spent many years perfecting his game of soccer under the guidance of the Quebec Provincial Select Program. He represented his Province on many occasions playing

on U14 to U18 Provincial teams. Michael went on to play at the college and university level. During his post-secondary years Michael also played in the Quebec Semi-Pro league, tending goal for Elio Blues, one of Quebec’s top men’s teams. After completing his Bachelor of Education at McGill University he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia to continue his teaching career. In 1990 he received his Master of Education from Western Washington University. Michael was involved in public education for 36 years where he spent over two decades as a school-based administrator. He retired five years ago to coach soccer full time.

Michael has coached teams at Surrey United for over 15 years and has been a club coach for over 12 years. In addition to his work at Surrey United Soccer Club, Michael is the Director of goalkeeping with Surrey/Guildford United and is also a staff coach in charge of goalkeeping with the Guildford Athletic Club and Langley United Soccer Association. Michael has worked with players of all levels from grassroots programs to adult teams.

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Muchtar Ganief

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

High Performance Academy Coach


  • CSA National “ B “ Licence

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification

  • BC Soccer Association Provincial B License Coach

  • Surrey United Development/Select Coach - 6 years 

  • Club Coach for Surrey United - 8 years

  • Youth Coach with NDSC & Surdel Girls - 5 years

Muchtar has been coaching youth teams at North Delta, Surdel and Surrey United SC for over 13 years. While at Surrey United, Muchtar became involved with the Development program and has had great team success along with developing some highly technical and skilled players for the last 6 years, most recently the Select 1 2007 boys team. 


Ravi Mehan

Development Stream Lead

SUSC Senior Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC High Performance Academy Coach

SUSC Men's Premier Coach


CSA Children's License

  • SUSC Coach Development Facilitator (B.C. Soccer Coach Facilitator)

  • CSA Youth Licence

  • Red Cross CPR A (with AED) certification

  • B License (Provincial)

  • CSA B National License

  • Bachelor of Education BEd

  • Bachelor of Science BSc

  • Master of Education MEd (Leadership)

Ravi Mehan has been coaching for the past 15 years and started working with strong mentors in the lower mainland and built his experience by coaching high level teams (metro and BCSPL programs).  At Surrey United, Ravi Mehan is a member of the development stream, and he has worked with players in the developing stages. He establishes excellent relationships with the club's members, and his knowledge of player development offers them a clear path to advancement.


He has been with Surrey United for the past four years and he establishes excellent relationships with the club's members, and his knowledge of player development offers them a clear path to advancement. With his commitments to the club, he is currently the coach of the Surrey United BCSPL 08 Boys team.


He’s been playing since he was 5-year-old. Being raised in a small community of Quesnel he was able to lead his high school team to provincials in the lower mainland region. Making the first all-star team during his high school years was a great accomplishment during this time. Playing in both the VMSL and Fraser valley leagues gave him more experience as a player. He is looking forward to working with the Surrey United Premier Team.


In addition to coaching and playing, he works as an educator in the Langley School District with a Degree in Science/Math and a Master’s in Leadership studies.

He believes that “for any skill set, always teach the “why” behind it”.


Chelsea Harkins

SUSC Staff Coach

SUDA Academy Coach


  • Educator Graduate Diploma, Emphasis on ELL – Queens University (2020) 

  • Bachelor of Education – University of British Columbia (2019)

  • Bachelor of Arts [Double Major: English Lit. & French] – Washington State University (2018)



  • Danone Nations Cup Team [1 of 2 female players selected to the team] (2008)

  • Member of the U13-U16 Provincial teams (2009-2012)

  • Member of the National Training Centre (2010-2012)

  • Vancouver Whitecaps Residency (2012-2014)

  • Won gold at the Gothia Cup (Sweden, 2013)

  • Won gold at Canada games as a member of Team BC (Quebec, 2013)

  • U20 National Team alternate for the U20 World Cup (2014)

  • Washington State University (2014-2018)

  • Pac12 Academic Honorable Mention (2015-2018)

  • WSU Cougars Academic Team (2015-2018)

  • Surrey United Women’s Premier (current)

  • CSA Children's License (in progress)

Chelsea enjoyed a highly successful soccer career playing for the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency and university soccer at Washington State University. Chelsea was a member of numerous elite teams from the age of twelve representing BC on numerous provincial teams and at the Canada Summer Games. She is a current member of the Surrey United Women’s Premier team. Chelsea has been coaching for Surrey United SC for 2 years, where she has coached our summer camps, academy programs, U6 minis, development, and has coached the SGU Metro teams.


Wasif Husain

SUSC Club Coach

SUDA Academy Coach

SUSC Speed & Agility Coach

Division 1 Head Coach

• 2008 BCSPL Boys Intake Assistant Coach (Current)

• 2009 Division 1 Boys Head Coach (Current)

• 2004 SGU Boys Assistant Coach (2020)
• 2002 SGU Boys Assistant Coach (2019)
• Surrey United PCSL Member
• Interned with the Vancouver Whitecaps on the Video and Match Analysis Team  (2015-2017)
• BSc Kinesiology- McGill University
• Kinesiologist and Strength and Conditioning Coach
• Provincial C Licence 


Nick Colyn

SUDA Athletics Program Lead

Currently in his fifth year at Trinity Western University as a student-athlete pursuing a degree in honours biology, Nick is an elite level distance runner competing in events ranging from 1500m - 10000m with a specialty in the 3000m steeplechase.  Nick grew up playing youth soccer with the Langley United Youth Soccer Association and eventually made the transition to running later on in high school. Nick has been a member of the Canadian National Team for the IAAF World Junior Championships (2016) and Pan American Cross Country Championships (2016) and is actively competing for both Trinity Western University and the Langley Mustangs Endurance Team with goals of representing Canada on the international stage.  Over the last 5 years, Nick has been an active coach with the Langley Mustangs Track Club helping develop the middle distance junior development program. Nick has a passion to help young athletes develop the foundational athletic skills focusing on proper biomechanics and form, speed endurance and acceleration and help athletes apply these skills at all levels of competition.


Mariah Wright

SUSC Female Development Lead

SUSC Club Coach


  • CSA C-license

  • Community Stream Workshops

  • Multiple certificates in Multi-Sport training

  • Respect In Sport 

  • SUSC SUDA Staff Coach



- Women's Varsity Soccer Team - MSVU (2017-2022)

  • 2x CCAA All-Canadian (2017/2019)

  • 2x ACAA/AASC First Team All-Conference (2017/2019)

  • ACAA/AASC Rookie of the Year (2017)

  • ACAA/AASC Female Athlete of the Year (2020)

  • ACAA/AASC Women’s Soccer Champion Team (2018)

  • ACAA/AASC Alumni Award (2022)


Mariah Wright grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and started her career specializing in technique and body mechanics with individual players. For the past 7 years, she has been coaching various groups including youth, men and women’s teams. She is associated with the Black Canadian Coaches Association as a mentee.

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