OUR COACHES

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JORDAN SANTIAGO

Founder, Director of Goalkeeping

Jordan is a former Canadian U20 International who played as a Pro goalkeeper for Cardiff City FC and SC Veendam. Along With Cavalry FC, Jordan’s coaching roles have included Lead GK Coach in the Youth Development Phase for West Ham United.


Jordan has helped develop several Full International & Youth International Goalkeepers along with sending multiple goalkeepers to Universities across Canada & the United States.

MARCO CARDUCCI

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 was one of the first signings made by Cavalry FC in 2018 and is currently one of the club Captains. 

He was the first player in CPL history to be called into the Canadian National Team or a pair of CONCACAF Nations League matches against Cuba.

TYSON FARAGO

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Farago is a Canadian International Goalkeeper who began his professional career with FC Edmonton before signing for St. Patrick’s Athletic in the League of Irelands Premier Division. Farago is proud to be joining Cavalry FC for the 2021 Season.

Tyson was the goalkeeper coach at the Canada Soccer, National Training Centre in Winnipeg. 

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DAVID THALHEIMER

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

David currently teaches Physical Education with the Calgary Board of Education and has been coaching goalkeepers around Calgary for over 8 years.    


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

LUCIANO CARDUCCI

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Known as the Godfather of Goalkeeping, Luciano is the longest serving goalkeeper coach in Calgary developing keepers for well over 15 years. He is very well known in soccer community and has worked with some of the top goalkeeper coaches from Canada & Europe.


Many of the goalkeepers he has worked with have gone onto play in the NCAA & U-Sports Leagues. He has played a crucial role in helping goalkeepers not only play for their Provincial Programs, but also the Canadian National Team.