Technical Staff

Chris Grierson
Senior Technical Director

 Chris has been part of Oakville Soccer Club’s Coaching staff since 2006. Starting as an Open Development Program  and U8-U10 Academy Program Coach, he gradually advanced through the Club into his current role of Senior Technical Director.

Chris holds a number of coaching licenses from Canada and United States. They include a US Soccer A License, Canada Soccer B License, NSCAA National Advanced Diploma, and NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma.

Chris was also one of the first Technical Directors within Ontario to participate in the Technical Director Course facilitated by Ontario Soccer. In addition, Chris is a Ontario Soccer Learning Facilitator who can deliver community courses and the Canadian Soccer C License.

Cormac Cleary
Development Programs Manager

Cormac is originally from Cork, Ireland, and has been coaching for over 12 years with various clubs oversees. He is now the Development Programs Manager at the Oakville Soccer Club, which focuses on the U8 to U12 age group.

OSC is the first club Cormac played for after moving from Ireland to Canada.

Cormac holds multiple coaching licenses from Canada and United States including:

  • Canada Soccer -   National Children’s License
  • US Soccer - National D License, E & F License, United Soccer Foundations of Coaching Diploma.
  • Ontario Soccer – Provincial C, Goalkeeper License, fitness trainer Diploma

Gareth Davies
Competitive Coach Manager

Gareth Davies is currently the Grassroots Program Manager for the Oakville Soccer Club, bringing over 10 years of youth soccer coaching experience and 25 years involvement in the game in varying roles.

Gareth is a National B level coach in and holds numerous coaching qualifications in others sports including Basketball and European Handball. Gareth graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a Physical Education Degree and has a background in teaching.

Gareth has previously worked with a number of Clubs and Academies within the GTA, developing players of all ages and technical ability.