our coaches


Othmane Kabbadj

We’d like to introduce you to Othmane Kabbadj (Coach Otto). Othmane starting his journey at one of the most famous football clubs in Africa; Wydad Athletic Club of Casablanca. Starting at U5 he played all the through to U18. Wydad started Othmane’s journey in soccer and grew his love of the game. He learned the technical skills, how to level up intensity and the value of team work. These life lessons have helped him through his entire life.
Othmane moved to France 🇫🇷 to complete his studies in Auditing and Finance. While studying, Othmane continued his love of soccer by playing for two clubs at the semi-professional level; Noisy-le sec & Aubervilliers competing in CFA2 league , each for two years. Upon finishing his degree Othmane decide to immigrate to Canada. This began his journey to starting his own soccer club.
Othmane’s coaching experience began with the Vancouver Whitecaps; coaching with them for four years. Under Bart Choufour and Emma Murphy, Othmane coached boys and girls Academy and Prospect teams. Over the next several years he coached with FC Barcelona, Mountain United and Fusion FC; further enhancing his (HP) coaching and club management skills. Othmane continues to provide leadership coaching to his club coaches and enjoys engaging with all Field Art FC players; from U5 to U15.
On the technical side; Othmane holds a Canadian National B License and CAF B license from Morocco as well as several certificates from Barcelona FC (Neuroscience and Team training certificate) and BC Soccer. These licenses offer Othmane an extensive amount of knowledge that supports his coaching methodology.

Marcel De Jong

Marcel de Jong is a Canadian international with a Dutch background. Marcel enjoyed a long, successful career in the MLS and the top tiers of European football earning many accolades along the way. Representing the Canadian National team on more than 55 occasions is something Marcel holds as one of his most valued career highlights. Marcel spent his entire youth career playing for PSV Eindhoven before signing for Helmond Sport, Roda JC, Augsburg, Kansas City, Ottawa Fury, Vancouver Whitecaps and Pacific FC. Off the field, Marcel has served as president of the Player’s union for the Canadian Premier League and as a proud member of the global council Fifpro. With a desire to continue to give back to the community from which he has gained so much, Marcel has shifted his focus to coaching and development of young athletes.

Nima Moazeni Zadeh

Coach Nima is a lifelong soccer player. Starting at the young age of 8, he fell in love with soccer and the ability it gave him to challenge himself while noticing his self-improvements through practice and discipline.
He currently plays soccer in the VMSL league in Vancouver and has 4+ years of experience in teaching young talented players soccer with the newest methods.
In addition to his soccer journey, Nima began his career as a personal trainer in 2019. He is a Certified Personal Trainer with ACE and has a bachelor of physical education From Tehran University.

Kalonzo Kabongo

Coach Kalonzo has played for a few teams in France, higher level semi professional with FC Douais in National 2, then moved to Australia and signed for Southern Stars FC in Australian, National Premier League in Victoria, and finally finished his career in Indonesia at Persita Tangerang in Liga 1.
All his career he coached and help kids understand all the soccer rules and taught them his way of understanding the game soccer through his knowledge and my experiences.

Barson Man Ho Tin

Barson Man Ho Tin is a Hong Kong international. Barson is currently in UBC University of British Columbia Men’s Soccer Team as a Goalkeeper Coach in Canadian Usport. He experienced in different clubs in China Super League and Hong Kong Premier League as a goalkeeper coach . Barson spent his player career in the Hong Kong Premier League, as a member in his team experienced AFC Champions League , AFC Club , English Premier League Asian Trophy . Representing the Hong Kong National team in different age group.