Katie Collar 

Whitecaps FC Girls Elite Head Coach

  • Academy Centre: Girls Elite National Development Centre
  • Birthplace: Calgary, AB
  • Hometown: Calgary, AB
  • Citizenship: Canadian
  • Previous Clubs: Calgary Foothills Soccer Club, Halifax County United Soccer Club
  • Certifications: National A License (Candidate), National B License Certified, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Masters of High-Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (Graduation, 2023)
  • Playing Experience: Calgary Foothills Soccer Club, Eastern Kentucky University (NCAA D1)
  • Coaching Experience: Calgary Foothills Soccer Club – Development Phase Girls’ Manager, Canada Summer Games Head Coach (2022) – Alberta, Calgary Foothills Women’s FC – Assistant Coach, University of Calgary – Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach, Regional Excel Centre (REX) Assistant Coach – Nova Scotia & Alberta, Halifax County United Soccer Club – Academy Director
  • Key Successes to Date: 2019 Alberta Provincial U17 Championship – Head Coach, 2019 U-Sport National Silver Medalist – Assistant Coach, 2019 Canada West Championship – Assistant Coach, 2018 Canada West Silver Medalist – Assistant Coach, Calgary Foothills Grow our Girls Program Supporting Women in Sport, 2007 & 2008 Canadian Youth National Champion
  • Most Memorable Soccer Moment: Winning the 2007 Canadian National Championship game in the second half of overtime vs Ontario alongside my Foothills Soccer teammates
  • Favourite Player: Growing up – Ronaldinho & Charmaine Hooper
    Current – Kevin De Bruyne & Rose Lavelle
  • What you enjoy doing outside of soccer: Skiing in the winter, exploring new cities, live music and spending time outdoors with my two dogs