Academy Coaches

Kurt Bosch
Academy Head Coach/Director: Vimy Ridge Academy School Program
  • Bachelor Degree (BPE) in Physical Education                        
  • Canadian Soccer Association National B License Coaching Award
  • Assistant Coach with the University of Alberta Golden Bears Soccer Team - 2003, 2006 CIS National Champions
  • Coach of the Juventus U-18 & U-14 squads that won gold at the CSA National Club Championships in 2007 & 2009 respectively
  • Former Captain of the Canadian National Futsal and Beach Teams 
  • Player with Calgary Storm and Edmonton Aviators of USL A League
  • Player with the Edmonton Drillers of NPSL
  • Former National Youth Team Member                   
  • Former member of the Golden Bears Soccer Team
Neil Sande
Vimy Ridge Academy Principal Coach/School Coordinator - Junior High 

  • Bachelor of Education (BED)
  • Teacher/Coach 19 years in the Edmonton Public School Board (Jr. High)
  • Player with South West United (9 years)
  • Green & Gold Soccer Academy Staff Coach (8 years) 
M.P. Duxbury
Vimy Ridge Academy Principal Coach/School Coordinator - High School 

  • Bachelor of Education (BED)
  • Canadian Soccer Association B License – Part 1 Coaching Award
  • Coach - NAIT College Women's Soccer
  • Green & Gold Soccer Academy Staff Coach (5 Years)
  • Elite Player development Coach – Alberta Soccer Association
Niki Vignjevic
Academy/Principal Coach  

  • Canadian Soccer Association National B License Coaching Award
  • Former professional player with Cleveland Crunch and Edmonton Drillers of the Major Indoor Soccer League (1997-2000)
  • Former professional player with Toronto Lynx and Edmonton Aviators of the USL A League (2000-2004)
  • Played as a professional player with FC Zeleznik of the Serbian First Division (1990-1996)
  • Played with the former Yugoslavian Futsal Team  

Jas Gill 

Academy/Goalkeeper Coach

  • Former GK with FC Edmonton of the NASL
  • Former starting goalkeeper with the Golden Bears and Green & Gold Senior (AMSL) soccer squads
  • Former National Youth Team member at U-18 & U-16 level
  • Goalkeeper with Juventus squad that won gold at CSA U-18 Boys National Club Championships in 2007
  • Goalkeeping coaching experience with former academy goalkeeper coaches Inaki Ulloa and Tomasz Janas