Mario has recently moved to Ottawa from Toronto where he accumulated an extensive coaching profile. A Humber College graduate (Diploma in Child and Youth Worker) and continuing education at Ryerson University (BA Social Work), Mario has a great deal of experience working with kids. Most recently he was a Technical Staff Coach from Kleinburg Soccer Coach (Toronto) working with both boys and girls teams. Mario also has experience coaching at the OPDL level with Richmond Hill Soccer Club (2004 Girls) as well as leading soccer school programs, development camps and more. Mario holds a Canadian National B License & United States Soccer Federation National B License.
"I am excited to announce the addition of Mario to the Gloucester Hornets organization. Mario has an extensive coaching background with experience at all ages, levels and genders. He continues to add to his knowledge by expanding his coaching certifications. I have been in contact with Mario for some time now and I am happy that he is now arrived in Ottawa and we are eager to have him work with our members. He adds the 3rd National B coaching certification to our organization. Mario will be the Lead Coach for our 2005 Girls - as well as aiding in other development areas. Welcome Mario! - Jay Da Costa - OGHS Lead Technical Director.