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OPDL Coaching Staff

For more information on the Ontario Player Development League, visit our OPDL main page.  

 Henrich Svetko: 2006 Boys & 03/04 Girls Head Coach  |  Emailhenrich@richmondhillsoccer.com

Henrich, a former professional soccer player in his native Slovakia, brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked in the soccer world  for over 20 years.

Currently RHSC’s Senior Technical Staff Coach, Henrich has served on our Club’s Technical Coaching Staff since early 2015. Prior to his role with RHSC, Henrich excelled in his position with Ontario Soccer, where he served as a Provincial Team Head Coach for the 1995, 1997 and 1998 Boys. During this time with Ontario Soccer he led the U15 Boys to a Canadian National Championship Gold Medal in 2013 and the U16 Boys to a Canadian National Championship Silver Medal in 2011.

Henrich’s list of coaching qualifications is quite impressive, as he holds both a CSA ‘A’ License and UEFA 'A’ License, as well as his Ontario Soccer Goalkeeper Diploma.

Colin Hoey: 2006 Girls Head Coach  |  Emailcolhoey7@gmail.com

Colin has an enormous amount of playing experience both professional and semi-professional. He has both played & coached in his native Ireland as well as the United States, Australia, and Canada and has been educated and mentored by some of the top elite coaches in Ireland and Europe.

He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, a passion for the game, and hunger for continual growth & development. 

Mike Dalakis: 2005 Boys Head Coach | Emailmd@kristofoam.com

Mike Dalakis comes to us with four years of collegiate experience in both Canada and the US and a 20-year career playing with various high-level youth, Provincial, professional and semi-professional teams in Ontario.

Mike is a National B Part I licensed coach with a strong technical and tactical understanding of the game which developed through his years of playing at a high level and coaching at various high-performance Academies and Clubs.

Mike is currently working on his Canadian National B Part II license and aspires to getting his Canadian National A license in the near future. 

Rasih Pala: Club Head Goalkeeper Coach | Email: rasihpala@gmail.com

Coach Rasih is responsible for working with all goalkeepers in our OPDL program and comes to RHSC 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 Turkey after spending 4 seasons as an NCAA Division 1 athlete at Northern Illinois University. He also represented Canada at the CONCACAF U17 Championships and won a National Championship with the Ontario Provincial Team. 

Rasih has previously served as a coach with Northern Illinois University, as well as our Club's Men's Provincial Team.

Emile Marino: 2007 Boys Head Coach & OPDL Assistant Goalkeeper Coach | Email: emilemarino@mac.com

Emile brings a tremendous amount of experience from local clubs and the United States. Emile spent 5 years working with the NSCAA to achieve his Advanced National Licence  and his Advanced National Goalkeeping Licence. Emile has also completed his Ontario Soccer Goalkeeper Diploma Course and Ontario Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma.Emile currently holds his Canadian National ‘B’ Part 1 license from CSA.

Emile had an opportunity to work with several NCAA Women's and Men's soccer programs while spending time in the United States. He spent his youth soccer career playing goalkeeper in Toronto.