Technical Training Team
Haygarov Sports Technical Training
Chris has Master’s degree in Physical Education and professional UEFA-B coaching license. In his playing career he has played professional soccer in Bulgaria and semi-professional soccer in Germany. Chris has more than 25 years coaching experience with youth and adult teams in Bulgaria, Germany and Canada.
Since 2007 “Haygarov Sports Consulting” has provided services with professional expertise to players and teams from SWU, Rangers SC, Chinooks, Mackenzie United, Signal Hill and WHUSC.
Chris has a passion for the beautiful game and love for the detail - the combination makes his coaching style unique and helps young players reach their full potential. Chris has coached and trained many of the current technical trainers (technical directors included), working with various clubs in Calgary and has mentored youth Canadian national players.
Thiago is former professional player with clubs in Brazil (Mineiros, Sobradinho, Atletico Goianiense), USA (PDL) and Canada (NASL). He has also played college soccer in USA and Canada, gathering MVP, All- Conference and All-Canadian awards between 2008 and 2010.
Thiago has taught soccer skills to young players in USA and Canada for 10 years, and is currently working with several clubs in Calgary. Since 2012 he has received extensive training at Chris Haygarov’s Sports Consulting, with more than 50 instructional hours attended.
Carissa has played the game at varsity and college level in USA and Canada. She has a Diploma in Kinesiology, and a Bachelor of Science in Education and Health.
Carissa has a passion for the sport, the understanding of the curriculum and the necessary knowledge to deliver it to the players. She has been with Haygarov Sports Consulting for 5 years, and has received comprehensive training with Chris, with more than 60 hours attended.
Berend has played youth soccer with Italian Canadian Sports Federation in Vancouver and Northstar Juventus in Calgary. He is very knowledgeable and passionate soccer individual, who is in the beginning of his coaching career.
Berend offers knowledge to all players and parents, and his enthusiasm on the field is irresistible. Since joining Haygarov Sports Consulting a year ago, he has received more than 25 hours of wide range training – implementation of soccer techniques, methods of coaching and players’ psychology.