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FC Durham Academy Owners

FC Durham Academy Leadership

Position Name Email Cell Phone
Girl's High-Performance Manager Rich Hirst rhirst@fcdurhamacademy.com (289)200-5001
Boy's High-Performance Manager Tom Croft tcroft@fcdurhamacademy.com (416)303-3299

Tom Croft - Boy's High-Performance Manager

  • Toronto Lynx USL Super 20 Head Coach
  • Former Ajax FC Club Head Coach
  • Former DRSA Director of Player Development
  • 39 Years of Coaching Experience
  • Assisted over 200 student-athletes to scholarships in US and Canada
  • Provincial B
  • NCCP Level 2 Theory
  • 1 Canadian National Club Championship Gold Medal
  • 1 Canadian National Club Championship Bronze Medal
  • 8 Ontario Cup Championships
  • Multiple OYSL Championship Titles
  • Only Canadian Club Team to reach prestigous DALLAS CUP Final

Rich Hirst - Girl's High-Performance Manager

  • Former Ajax FC Director of Coaching
  • Former DRSA Technical Director
  • 29 Years of Coaching Experience
  • Assisted over 200 student-athletes to scholarships in the US and Canada
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • NSCAA Goalkeeper 1 Diploma
  • NSCAA Special Topics Diploma
  • C License
  • English FA Psychology for Soccer Level 1
  • NCCP Level 2 Theory
  • NCCP Conflict Management
  • Canadian National Club Championship Silver Medal
  • 2 Ontario Cup Championships
  • 2 Ontario Cup Finalists
  • 2 OYSL Championship Titles