Damir Erlic – Head Coach
Damir Erlic was born in Croatia in 1976. He moved to Germany at the age of 10 and played for elite soccer clubs such as FC Bayern Munich and SpVgg Unterhaching. He played for several soccer clubs, which led him to the 3rd German division.
In 2009, Damir obtained his UEFA B Soccer Licence in Munich which allowed him to coach junior players (U3 – U19) up to the 1st German division. He successfully coached and trained both junior and senior teams for TSV Graefelfing. He developed the ability to successfully allow children to develop soccer skills while having fun at the same time.
In addition to his UEFA B Soccer Licence, Damir has obtained his Technical Director Diploma from the BC Soccer Association and his BC Soccer Goal Keeping Diploma. He is currently a coach with Port Moody AC Select, U14 Metro Boys Team, SC Croatia’s U15 Select Team. He is one of Port Moody Soccer Club’s Technical Development Coaches and Technical Director for the SC Croatia Junior Program.
Damir’s main objective and goal for Vancouver Euro Soccer Academy is to share his great expertise and enthusiasm for the sport. He encourages his players to strive and reach for their own personal best.