Rafael Carbajal Appointed Oakville Soccer Club Interim Technical Director

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Joy has been with OSC since 2005. With a background in Hospitality Management, she has exceptional interpersonal skills and loves meeting and working with new people. Her role at OSC includes the cultivation and management of club sponsorships, ongoing business development, the production of various club events, and overseeing the marketing strategy for the club. Joy has also been involved with OSC as a both a Rep parent and Rep team manager.

Oakville Soccer Club Announces the Appointment of Rafael Carbajal as Interim Technical Director Oakville, ON – The Oakville Soccer Club is pleased to announce that Rafael Carbajal has been appointed Technical Director of the Club on an interim basis. The appointment, effective October 5th, will see Carbajal lead the OSC’s Technical Department as it prepares for the Club’s 2013 Fall season. Carbajal succeeds former Technical Director Dino Lopez who resigned from the club to pursue opportunities within the private sector.

Carbajal has served as the Oakville Soccer Club’s Coach Development Manager since 2011 where he was responsible for the overall development of Rep coaches including mentoring and assessments each season.

Carbajal’s move brings a significant resume to the Technical Director position, boasting UEFA ‘A’, UEFA ‘B’, USSF ‘A’ and CSA ‘A” licences. Along with his coaching experience in Europe, Rafael has been Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Coach with the National Team programs.

Rafael Carbajal as Oakville Soccer Club Interim Technical Director; Photo credit: Nina Matthews Photography

Rafael Carbajal as Oakville Soccer Club Interim Technical Director; Photo credit: Nina Matthews Photography


“It is a privilege to be named Interim Technical Director with the Oakville Club,” said Carbajal. “I look forward to a strong working relationship with the players, coaches, parents and volunteers of the club. I am honoured to have been selected by OSC and look forward to continuing to follow the path which has been laid down by the Club’s previous Technical Directors.”

As part of the restructure of the Oakville Soccer Club’s Technical Department, the club is also pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Grierson to Assistant Technical Director – House League Programs and Ian Sinclair as Assistant Technical Director – Rep Programs.

Both Grierson, who enters his seventh year with the club and Sinclair entering his fourth, will assist Carbajal in the day to day operation of the Technical Department including, scouting, coach evaluations and the development of new programs for the Club.


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