Bart Choufour

Pre-MLS Head Coach

  • Birthplace: Surabaja, Indonesia
  • Hometown: Originally Haarlem, The Netherlands, currently Delta, BC
  • Citizenships: Canada and Netherlands
  • Years with Whitecaps FC: 13
  • Previous Clubs: BVC Bloemendaal, HFC Haarlem, DWS, Buitenveldert, Tsawassen Soccer Club, Peace Arch Soccer Club, Bart Choufour Soccer Academy, TSS Academy
  • Certifications: A-license coach, Ba in Physical Education, MEd Coaching Studies
  • Playing Experience: Pro Academy one year, 2nd Division Amateurs Netherlands, Semi-Pro Indoor Netherlands
  • Coaching Experience: All levels of youth U7 – U18, including Metro, Gold, Provincial Teams, Whitecaps Youth Teams. TD for two different clubs
  • Key Successes to Date: Competitively winning 3 Provincial A Championships as a coach with 3 different teams from Tsawwassen Soccer Club; National Street Soccer Championship (as a player) with Haarlem
  • Most Memorable Soccer Moment: As a coach Concacaf U13 Champions League tournament in Costa Rica and Vorden Youth tournament (Netherlands) with teams like Ajax, PSV, Feyenoord, Liverpool, Bayer Leverkusen
  • Favourite Player: Johan Cruyff
  • What you enjoy doing outside of soccer: Juggling, cooking, walking, working out, biking, reading, gardening, writing, video editing, public speaking