OPDL Coaching Staff

Szabi Bozsoky

Szabi Bozsoky will be entering his second season as an OPDL Boys Head Coach, leading both the Boys Under 13 and 14 teams for the 2017 season. He has been coaching for the past 15 years; two of which have been spent with the Oakville Soccer Club.

Prior to joining OSC, he worked for 12 years as a Physical Education - Health and Sport Teacher in Romania, where he also played high performance soccer.

Coach Bozsoky currently holds a CSA National 'B' License (Canadian Soccer Association), a UEFA 'B' License, and is a UNESCO certified teacher.

Contact Information:szabi@oakvillesoccer.ca


Ian McLoughlin

Ian McLoughlin will be entering his second season at the helm of the Girls Under 13 OPDL team, and will also be taking on the role of head coach for the Girls Under 14 team. He has been involved at the coaching capacity in rep soccer for over 15 years at a number of GTA clubs, and has now been with OSC for the last 5 years.

Coach McLoughlin successfully obtained his UEFA A license from the Irish Football Association, holds two national B licenses from UEFA and USSF and has a National youth license from USSF.

Contact Information: imcloughlin@oakvillesoccer.ca

Derek Salvador

Derek Salvador is currently the Head of Strength and Conditioning for the Oakville Soccer Club, bringing over 15 years of experience working with clients from rehabilitation to high performance in individual and team settings.

Derek is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a graduate of the Sheridan College Human Performance Training Certificate program. He has completed multiple courses in athletic development and human performance.

Derek is the Owner and Director of Sport Science at Athletic Solutions Inc., a company that specializes in strength and conditioning, athletic development and soccer specific fitness. Derek has worked with many youth soccer organizations including Provincial and National Champions.

John Moreira

John Moreira is the Oakville Soccer Club's Goalkeeper Coach. Coach Moreira has over 20 years experience as a Club Goalkeeper Coach and Trainer. He is the owner of Eurostar Goalkeeper Academy, and has worked for such teams as the Bermudian Men's National Team, The Toronto Lynx (A League) and the National Academy.

He Currently holds a USSF National A License, a USSF National Goalkeeper License, a USSF National B License, a NSCAA State and Regional Certification, a Provincial B License and is currently in the process of obtaining a UEFA Goalkeeper License.

Chris Grierson 
Senior Technical Director

Chris Grierson arrived in Canada from Scotland in 2006 where he worked with the Scottish Football Association as a regional grassroots coach. Chris began as a volunteer coach with OSC in 2006 with the Open Development Program. He has since worked his way through the Club and in January 2016 was named Senior Technical Director.

  • US Soccer National A License
  • CSA National B License
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • NSCAA Advanced Diploma
  • OSA Learning Facilitator
  • OSA Technical Director Diploma