Mike Ayyash

Academy Centre Director

  • Academy Centre: BMO Atlantic Canada Development Centre (ACDC)
  • Birthplace: Jerusalem
  • Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Citizenship: Canadian
  • Years with Whitecaps FC: 3
  • Previous Clubs: Bedford Soccer Association, Soccer Nova Scotia
  • Certifications: Canadian National A License
  • Playing Experience: Dalhousie University, 1995 National Champions
  • Coaching Experience: Bedford Soccer Association Technical Director, Soccer Nova Scotia provincial teams head coach, REX Nova Scotia lead coach
  • Key Successes to Date: Working for the Vancouver Whitecaps
  • Most Memorable Soccer Moment: 1995 CIAU Championship win, assistant coaching the VWFC U23 Development Squad on a Mexico tour in 2018
  • Favourite Player: Diego Maradona, Messi
  • What you enjoy doing outside of soccer: Reading, Exercising, Traveling, Music, and spending time with family and friends