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RHSC Goalkeeper Coaches

Rasih Pala - Head Goalkeeper Coach

 

 

 

 

 

Since early 2017, coach Rasih has been responsible for working with all goalkeepers in our OPDL and REP programs. Rasih has implemented a standardized training schedule and learning curriculum for all our goalkeepers. He came to the club with an incredible amount of experience both coaching and playing.

His playing experience as a goalkeeper is most notable, as he spent two years playing professionally in the Turkish Second Division after spending 4 seasons as an NCAA Division 1 athlete at Northern Illinois University playing both goalkeeper and attacking midfield. He also represented Canada at the CONCACAF U17 Championships and won a National Championship with the Ontario Provincial Team. He spent his entire youth career playing for local clubs within the greater Toronto area.

Rasih has previously served as Head Coach and Captain for the Toronto Police Men's Soccer Team for 10 years winning 4 North American Championships and winning a Silver medal at the 2017 World Championships. Rasih spent time as an associate coach with Northern Illinois University, as well as our Club's Men's Provincial Team for 4 years.

Rasih is currently in the process of starting his CSA National B licence. He also has recent experience in facilitating the Ontario Goalkeeper Diploma course for coaches throughout the province.

 Emile Marino - Assistant Goalkeeper Coach

  

Emile has just recently joined the RHSC goalkeeping staff and brings a tremendous amount of experience from the United States. Emile spent 5 years working with the NSCAA to achieve his Advanced National Goalkeeping Licence. Emile has also completed his Ontario Soccer Goalkeeper Diploma Course and is currently CSA National B trained.

Emile had an opportunity to work with several NCAA Women's and Men's soccer programs while spending time in the United States. He has been a goalkeeping coach at King United City Soccer Club and also has experience playing the position in various men's leagues in the greater Toronto area. He spent his youth soccer career playing goalkeeper in Toronto.