Andrew Ornoch is one of two founding partners of Dutch Connections FC INC. In 2013, his playing career came to an early end after an injury induced early retirement from professional football. He spent 7 years playing for Papa Lombard FC (Hungary), Esbjerg fB (Denmark), Heracles, BV Veendam and Telstar (Holland). He has represented Canada’s Men’s National Team in international friendlies, Olympic Qualifying (2008) and World Cup qualifying (2009). Between 2003-2005 he studied history and business at the University of Detroit Mercy (NCAA Div.1) where he made the Dean’s list (honor roll) while on full soccer scholarship helping UDM to a Horizon League Championship (2005).
Since 2013, Andrew has shared responsibilities of building Dutch Connections FC INC. He has earned his Provincial ‘B’ (Ontario) and National ‘B’ (Canada) coaching licenses. His focus is on sharing his experience, learning and developing further as a youth trainer.
Jorg Van Nieuwenhuyzen is one of two founding partners of Dutch Connections FC INC. In 2013 he moved to Canada to focus on building Dutch Connections FC Inc. He started his youth career at Tholense Boys before joining the RBC Roosendaal Youth Academy (Holland) where he would make his professional debut in the Eredivisie during the 96-97 season. He would spend the next 14 seasons playing for RBC Roosendaal, SBV Excelsior and Heracles .
After Heracles, Jorg played 2 seasons in the Topklasse for HSV Hoek and FC Lienden which gave him the opportunity to work as an assistant trainer at RBC Roosendaal and earn his KNVB ‘C’ coaching license. Since 2013, Jorg has shared responsibilities of developing DCFC and has been instrumental in building a relationship with Feyenoord Rotterdam (Feyenoord Camps Canada).
Martinho Dumevski has been on staff at the Dutch Connections FC Soccer School since the Fall of 2013 and Feyenoord Camps Canada since 2014. In 2016, Martinho began coaching at the DCFC Academy. He is a technique specialist with an emphasis on the fundamentals of the game. He has gained valuable experience overseas while on training periods with professional club FK Pelister (Macedonia) and semi professional club Marconi Stallions (Australia).
In his youth career Martinho played local club football in Toronto and was a part of the Canadian U15 National Team program. Martinho is working towards his Provincial ‘B’ (Ontario) license in 2016 and is planning to continue his coaching education.
Ilya Orlov has been on staff at the Dutch Connections FC Soccer School and Feyenoord Camps Canada since 2014. He is a passionate coach completely dedicated to youth development aiming for constant improvement. He has played at a semi professional level in Canada for North York Astros (CSL), Italia Shooters (CSL), SC Toronto (CSL) and most recently Vaughan Soccer Club (League 1).
Between 2010-2013 Ilya attended York University where he earned a B.A in Phycology while helping the York University Lions to a National Championship in 2010. In 2015, Ilya earned his UEFA ‘B’ license and is on course to complete his UEFA ‘A’ license in 2017. He is currently the University of Toronto Assistant Men’s Coach and has gained local youth coaching experience with Vaughan Soccer Club.
Sami El-Sibaey has been on staff at the Dutch Connections FC soccer school and Feyenoord Camps Canada since 2016. He also acted as team manager and assistant coach for the inaugural season of the Dutch Connections FC U11 (2005) Academy team. Sami likes to focus on the holistic development of youth players through an emphasis on technical, tactical, and personal development.
After moving to Canada in 2002, he played at varying levels of the OSL while earning a B.Sc. in Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Toronto (UTSC). He then continued his studies at Ryerson University earning a PhD in Psychology focused on learning and decision making. Sami has been coaching with the UTSC intramural soccer program for 9 years. He is currently focused on methods to aid youth player development through the integration of various technologies.
Ronald Dekkers has been on staff at DCFC Soccer School, Development Academy and Feyenoord Camps Canada since 2016. He is a passionate coach, completely specializing in personal interaction with players, teaching communication and tactical skills in order to improve the individual player and team as a whole.
Since moving to Canada in 2011, and before joining DCFC, Ronald coached at London Whitecaps and Norfolk Royals operating camps and clinics in Delhi, Ontario. In Holland, he played at the Dutch youth amateur level and has experience coaching with Dutch Amateur club teams such as RKSV Nuenen, RKGSV Gerwen and has experience leading the youth development for EFC Eersel. Ronald has an eye for talent, he experienced youth scouting for PSV Eindhoven in the professional sector at the U8 level. Ronald holds a UEFA ‘C’ license (KNVB), and is working toward his National ‘B’ License in Canada.