SELECTS FC DIRECTORS
In any organization it’s the people that make a club successful and Selects FC has some incredible people involved in the club. Our army of dedicated volunteers ranges from parents, managers and our highly dedicated coaches. These people are the backbone of our club and we are thankful to these people every season.
Our club also has dedicated and focused leadership. These people are dedicated to growing the club to it’s maximum potential and from what has happened in the past few seasons alone we are definitely full steam ahead!
DIANA CLARK – SELECTS FC YOUTH DIRECTOR
Diana started coaching in 1985 and joined MWSA in 1997 as U16 Male and Female director. Within two years she became the Head Age Director looking after all the Age Directors in MWSA.
In 2002-03 she became the Selects FC Director while still coaching in the Select Program. Her girls team qualified for provincials each season through up to U18.
She has helped grow the Select FC program over the years from 7 teams to 25 and still rising. Diana along with Nav Dhaliwal and Preston Ewasiuk started the highly successful U8 Junior Select program in MWSA. The paramount success of this program has initiated other zones in EMSA to start thier own Junior program.
Diana is a dedicated individual that through the countless hours on various special committees in MWSA and Selects FC continues to make a positive impact on soccer in Edmonton.
In addition to her role with MWSA and Selects FC, Diana recently took on the role of Premier Director for EMSA. We are confident her dedicated leadership in EMSA will help build a fantastic competitive program throughout the city of Edmonton.
DENNIS PAJO – SELECTS FC TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Dennis is a lifelong player and long time coach that believes in hard work and proper technical training. As a Premier Player for many years not only as a youth but also in high level Adult leagues he understands what is takes to be competitive as a high level with consistency.
In addition to running our excellent technical program he is also responsible for our highly successful Mentorship Program which sees our high level players working with younger players and teams with training and success.
PRESTON EWASIUK – SELECTS FC ADULT DIRECTOR
Preston’s experience in the game and competitive level soccer for the past 9 years has brought many awards and medals to the teams he’s been involved with. In 2011 Preston joined Selects FC and since then he has helped bring the club into a new level of growth and excellence. His own team, Selects FC 99 Girls have won an astounding 17 Gold Medals in regular season play, tournaments and provincial level competition since he joined the club in the Winter 2011 season.
Preston is one of the founders of the highly successful Junior Selects Academy program which to this day is helping to develop better young athletes each season.
The success of the Junior program was only the start of big changes Preston is helping to make with the club. In July 2014 Preston became the Selects FC Adult Director and is launching our first two teams as a club into the EDSA Adult Program for the Winter 2014 season. The Selects FC Adult Program will help Selects FC youth players transition into the Adult program under our club banner and will ultimately allow more men and women keep playing soccer as a life long sport.