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OUR COACHES

Summit Goalkeeping is the only academy in Alberta that has qualified, professional goalkeeper coaches. We pride ourselves on giving Summit Goalkeepers the best coaching possible.

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JORDAN SANTIAGO

Founder, Director of Goalkeeping

Jordan is a former Canadian U20 International who played as a Pro for Cardiff City FC and SC Veendam. He has coached at the highest possible level as Head of Academy Goalkeeping at West Ham United in the English Premier League along with Head of Goalkeeping at Cavalry FC.

 

Jordan has developed several Full International & Youth International Goalkeepers along with sending multiple goalkeepers to Universities across Canada, The United States & Europe.

MARCO CARDUCCI

Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Known as the "Roman Wall", Marco is a Canadian International Goalkeeper who began his career with Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS. He is the Club Captain at Cavalry FC & 2 Time CPL Golden Glove Winner.

Marco is a highly technical goalkeeper who was the first player in CPL history to be called into the Canadian National Team for a pair of CONCACAF Nations League matches against Cuba.

MACK ROCHE

Head Of Club Goalkeeping

Mack joined Summit Goalkeeping in 2022 after moving to Calgary from Edmonton. He started his career with the University of Dalhousie before moving back home & playing for NAIT in the ACAC.

 

After playing Mack moved into coaching where he won a National Bronze Medal as Goalkeeper Coach at NAIT. Mack has been coaching goalkeepers for over 6 years at Edmonton Scottish before moving to Calgary.

DAVID THALHEIMER

Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach

David currently teaches Physical Education with the Calgary Board of Education and has been coaching goalkeepers around Calgary for over 12 years.

 

He grew up playing in Calgary and played at the highest level throughout his career. After winning the Canadian National U18 Championships he attended Mount Royal University where he played on the Men’s Varsity Soccer Team for 5 years. 

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STERLING KERR

Lead Club Goalkeeper Coach

Sterling is well known in the Calgary Youth Soccer Community coming through CSWU and captaining Mount Royal University. In 2023 he signed Sterling first Professional contract with Cavalry FC.

In 2022 Sterling was awarded the Canada West Student-Athlete Community Service Award along with not only being named Canada West 1st Team Allstar but also Sports Mens Soccer 1st Team Allstar.

SJARD STRAUSS

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Sjard joined Summit Goalkeeping when moving to Canada to pursue his studies at Mount Royal University after having a promising youth career in Germany 

Promotion into the second highest youth league (Regionalliga Nord); won the LVM Versicherung Carlos Coutinho Cup 2019 (Westfalen) opponents like Wuppertaler SV and FC Viktoria Köln ; Currently 12th Place Regionalliga Nord (second highest division Germany)

ASHLEY TOUPIN

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Ashley grew up playing for CSWU at the highest level of youth soccer in Calgary. She currently attends the University of Calgary and spends her spare time out on the field with us! 

Her passion and love for the position is shown when she coaches the next generation of goalkeepers. We are lucky to have someone coach with us who is so enthusiastic, energetic & happy when being on the field, sharing her knowledge with young keepers!

Aidan Dumoulin

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Aidan grew up playing in calgary and currently attends Mount Royal University where he plays on the Men's Varsity Team.

 

Aidan has been coaching for quite a few years and you will often see him training alongside the goalkeepers he coaches. He loves to set the tempo & the tone of the session to bring the best out of the goalkeepers he is working with.

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