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Coaching Team

Elite Soccer Development Coaching Team

The ESD athletic trainers are a highly qualified team who work together to provide the most up-to-date, cutting edge soccer programs in a positive and motivating training environment. Every athlete will have the knowledge of this entire team assisting them in attaining their goals. The ESD team utilizes scientifically supported methods to help athletes attain their maximum levels. By following the adapted motto “train like a pro”, the ESD will give every athlete the best opportunity to reach their potential; which in turn will offer opportunities for scholarship preparation and networking.





Founder | President | Technical Director

  • 22 Years coaching experience from grass roots to competitive.
  • Technical specialist of the Dutch and French training methods
  • Produced training DVD “Train Like A Pro” Building the complete Soccer Athlete.
  • 8 times League Champion in OYSL , Central, and South Region Soccer League
  • Won over 70 Tournaments including the Robbie International, USA Cup and Central League U11 Little World Cup.
  • Established 5 free after school programs in the GTA for Nourish and Develop the Children Foundation.
  • Set up youth player development and scouting program for Glenshields SC and Kleinburg SC
  • Technical director for North Scarborough SC and Armour Heights SC
  • Launched first French International Camp in Toronto 2008
  • Formed Shooting Stars Soccer International in 2006. Full service Soccer Corporation. Leaders in placing Canadian talent overseas. Now Elite Soccer Development.
  • Consulted for clubs such as Georgetown SC, Woodbridge SC
  • Visited formation Centres of OGC Nice & Lille and Manchester UTD training centre


• 5 years Academy coach at Toronto FC
• 20 years coaching College soccer
• Named the Canadian College Coach Of The Year twice
• Won the National Championship twice, once with Humber and once with Seneca
• National B level coach
• Inducted into the Ontario College Hall of Fame in 2016
• Also coached in the CPSL, YR Shooters

Girls Academy Coach – USSF D License

High Performance Technical Coach

  • Calvin Rosario started playing soccer in Brampton since the age of 4. He had a successful youth career playing competitive soccer at the highest level in the South Region Soccer League and OYSL for Caledon, Woodbridge and Mississauga SC.
  • He has 8 league championships to his honours and won over 70 tournaments in his playing career.
  • Calvin has also traveled to many tournaments abroad in Italy, USA, Portugal, France and the UK and gained much experience and knowledge.
  • Highlights of his youth career was winning the U10 Robbie International for Caledon against North Scarborough power house featuring Jonathan Deguzman, winning U11 Schwan’s USA Cup and playing U10 Caledon vs Uruguay in front of 19,000 people at Varsity stadium half time friendly when Parma played CNSL All Stars.
  • Calvin also had a 6 week trial for Fulham FC in the UK at age 15. Unfortunately size was against him as he was a late bloomer. Later he went to France and had a successful stint with Tours FC and played highest youth level Pro for Tours FC U18 Champion at as a regular starter which is a big accomplishment for a Canadian.
  • A bad ankle injury side lined Calvin and frustration set in as he could not play for a while. He later decided to return to Canada and focus on his studies.
  • In Canada as a Senior Calvin played for St Catherine’s Roma.
  • Summer of 2009 Calvin was invited to play in the Zinedine Zidane Friendship match and scored.
  • Calvin has coached with his Father Clayton since the age of 11. His impeccable technique and knowledge of Pro soccer is a motivating factor for our young aspiring soccer players.
  • We are always amazed at what he can do with the ball and the magic he creates when he plays on the field.
  • Calvin is age 22 and currently studying Sports Marketing and Humber College and plays soccer there on a partial scholarship.
  • He intends to give Europe one more shot this year and if all else fails he will continue to work in the sport he loves.