New men's soccer coach!

March 30th, 2009

Mariner Athletics is pleased to announce that Bill Merriman has agreed to take over the Head Coaching duties of the Mariner Men’s Soccer program. Bill brings 30 years of coaching experience ranging from Mid-Isle Youth and Ladies Premier League teams, Men’s Div one VISL teams to Metro & Selects All-star, BC Summer Games, Inter-Provincial League and European touring teams. Bill has received much recognition for his coaching over the years, including NDYSA Coach of the Year and runner up for BCSA coach of the year. Many of Bill’s former players have gone on to American and Canadian Universities as well as provincial and national team programs. Bill has also built strong relationships with many recognized coaching associates in Canada and the world. Mariner Athletics is thrilled to have Bill on board. We really feel that Bill has the coaching knowledge and connections in the soccer community to lead this team to the top of the College league in BC, said Athletic Read more in the NDN ..
The Mariners are currently holding tryouts and will begin league play in September.
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