BMO Featured Players

Whitecaps FC and BMO share a commitment to developing young soccer talent through a coast-to-coast network of Whitecaps BMO Academy Centres.
With World Cup 2026 fast approaching, get to know below some of your future Canadian stars with our Whitecaps FC BMO “Ones to Watch” and “Players of the Month”

Ones to Watch

Players of the Month – June

Name: Logan Halliday-Dinon
Birth Year: 2007
What her coaches say: Logan has been one of the team’s exemplary players with consistency in her engagement in training and performances in matches. Her strong start to the season both defensively and offensively, and helping the team secure the first win with a goal, makes her the ideal candidate for Player of the Month
Name: Camilo Venegas
Birth Year: 2008
What his coaches say: Camilo has had a strong start to the OPDL season contributing both goals and assists. Camilo has strong technical skills and a high work rate off the ball. Congratulations Camilo
Name: Ayla Bauld
Birth Year: 2011
What her coaches say: Ayla is an intelligent and technical player who can read the game and make good decisions on the ball. As a full-back or a wide player, she has a good delivery of the ball and is a strong competitive defender. She is part of the Whitecaps FC Halifax Development Academy, Valley United Soccer Club and the Nova Scotia U13 Provincial Team heading to the Atlantic Championships this summer. Well done Ayla and good luck with club and provincial soccer
Name: Elizabeth Jones
Birth Year: 2014
What her coaches say: Elizabeth has been part of our academy for the last 2 years and has been a real pleasure working with her. She has a very strong passion for the game and wants to learn and get better every day! Every session she continues to improve her technical skills and understanding of the game! Keep up the great work Elizabeth
Name: Marlowe Clark
Birth Year: 2015
What her coaches say: Marlowe has made incredible strides this season, and I couldn’t be prouder. Every game, she gains more confidence; it is such a joy to watch. Marlowe has great vision on the pitch, constantly making smart, intelligent passes. In addition to her skills on the field, Marlowe is very coachable. She listens carefully to feedback and applies it effectively during games. Marlowe’s willingness to learn and improve, combined with her positive attitude, makes her an invaluable teammate. Congratulations, Marlowe! Keep up the amazing work
Mainland – Girls
Name: Hayden Clark
Birth Year: 2015
What her coaches say: Hayden is a wonderful personality and has a keen desire to work hard at getting better. She shows a real passion for the game and has been improving in her ball skill as this cycle has progressed. Keep up the fantastic work Hayden
Mainland – Boys
Name: Tiago Ellis
Birth Year: 2012
What his coaches say: Tiago has been with us for a number of years and always shows a tremendous passion for the game and improving. We love Tiago’s intensity and desire on the pitch, he plays every match like it’s the World Cup final! Tiago has also been working hard on his player habits and over the last months has been finishing a lot of his chances
Addis & Semegn Atkinson Kootenay BMO Academy Centre
Alessandro Calado Manitoba BMO Academy Centre
Alesandro Comita Kamloops BMO Academy Centre
Alexis Tsaprailis London BMO Academy Centre
Anyang & Athiei Achiek Newfoundland and Labrador BMO Academy Centre
Brandon Tam London BMO Academy Centre
Camren Strang Newfoundland BMO Academy Centre
Ebalo Amuri Manitoba BMO Academy Centre
Elizabeth Hanson Saskatchewan BMO Academy Centre
Ellie Lancaster Nova Scotia BMO Academy Centre
Iba Oching Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BMO Academy
Ire Awosokanre Nova Scotia BMO Academy
Isaac Boehmer Okanagan BMO Academy Centre
Jacqueline Cardy London BMO Academy Centre
Joe Hanson Yukon BMO Academy Centre
Kimia Kassanda Alberta BMO Academy Centre
Kyle Steenstra Alberta BMO Academy Centre
Mihail Gherasimencov BMO Whitecaps FC MLS Academy
Molly Mertin Northwest BMO Academy Centre
Owen Antoniuk Alberta BMO Academy Centre
Riad Jaha PEI BMO Academy Centre
Sarina Tait Kelowna BMO Academy Centre
Senna Olivier Okanagan BMO Academy Centre
Taya Short Kootenays West BMO Academy Centre
Thomas Hasal Saskatchewan BMO Academy Centre

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