Peter Ruocco U18 Boys Excelsior District Team.

Peter has been involved with Pinnacles FC and SOYSA since 1990. He has been an active coach for over 35 years. Peter coached numerous teams to the BC High School Soccer Championships and took his District team to the Provincials multiple times.

Peter has a Bachelor of Physical Education and has taught in the public schools of BC for 30 years. He is also a former UBC and Pacific Coast League Player.

We are looking forward to a successful 2021 season and wish Peter success with his U18 Boys.   

Rick Marini  U14 Girls Excelsior District Team.

Rick has been involved with Pinnacles FC and SOYSA since 2011. He has been an active coach for over 25 years and has played since the age of 5, competing at high levels during his youth. Rick has coached numerous youth teams on the Coast before moving to Penticton in 2010.

 

Rick has his BC Soccer: Soccer for Life and well as Level C Provincial coaching certifications and has been coaching our district teams for the past 5 years. 

We are looking forward to a successful 2021 season and wish Rick success with his U14 Girls.     

Steve Grant  U15 Boys Excelsior District team.

Steve played soccer for 4 years for University of Victoria as well as playing for the Okanagan Challenge and Pinnacles FC in the PCSL.  He has coached multiple soccer teams to Provincials for PFC Excelsior and at the high school level.

Steve has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and has taught, and coached multiple sports, for 28 years.

 

We are looking forward to a successful 2021 season and wish Steve success with his U15 Boys.

Shea Coutts U13 Girls Excelsior District Team

Shea has played soccer since the young age of 5. She began her coaching journey at 12, and has learned from many high ranking coaches over the years. She once took over as coach during a tournament and helped lead that team to gold!
Shea is experienced coaching all ages, from 3 year old beginners to seasoned U18 players. She is known by many in the community. She oversees the PFC Tots program, and mentors coaches of various ages.
Shea is one of our three senior junior staff coaches and works with all the players in the Excelsior girls program. She is ecstatic for this upcoming season.
We are looking forward to a successful 2021 season and wish Shea great success with her U13 Girls.