THE GREATER THE CHALLENGE,
THE GREATER THE RESPONSE
“I WANT MY ORGANIZATIONS TO BE REVERED BY OTHERS FOR OUR BELIEF SYSTEM, OUR QUALITIES AND THE OVERALL STANDARDS WE ADHERE TO THROUGHOUT THE ORGANIZATION...FROM OUR PERFORMANCES ON AND OFF THE PITCH TO THE CULTURE WE ESTABLISH AS A GROUP"
VIDEO: Michael Findlay Interim Head Coach Canada MNT Post Match Scotland
A passionate leader/motivator within a team concept, Michael demonstrates this through enthusiasm, honesty, integrity and respect for all involved. He demands accountability from the group and manages and motivates the individuals within the team. Under his leadership the setting of overall goals is an essential component which will lead the team to gain success and advance their technical, personal and team skills in the short, medium and long term with commitment to excellence at the core of the belief system.
Knowledge, Communication, Preparation, Presentation
VIDEO: Michael Findlay Interim Head Coach Canada MNT Looks Forward From Morocco and to the Future - Part 2
Michael possesses in-depth knowledge as it relates to the key performance requirements and is a strong communicator who listens with a balanced approach. A confident speaker who relates well to individuals and teams with the ability to communicate a given subject articulately and convincingly within the boundaries of time and interest. A high degree of knowledge, research and preparation enhances the passion for the game of football and/or project which is displayed through the delivery and application.
VIDEO: Michael Findlay
Interim Head Coach
Canada MNT Pre
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND KEY EXPERIENCES
Head Coach Men's National Team and Manager of Football Development - Grenada Football Association
Director of Football Development - Canadian Premier League
Interim Head Coach and Assistant Coach - Canadian Men’s National Team
Assistant Coach and Technical Staff Coach - Men’s National Teams Program, Soccer Canada
Former Senior Staff Coach Director of Football Development - BC Soccer
FIFA World Cup Qualifying Tournament Experience at U17 / U20 and Senior International Levels
Olympic Qualifying Experience CONCACAF 2015
CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament Experience 2015, 2017 and 2021
UEFA Pro License Holder - The Football Association of England
UEFA “A” Advanced License Part 1 / 2 - The Football Association of England
Canadian Soccer Association - “A” National Certified
Director of Coaching Development - NSCAA
Goalkeeping Development Coach - Canada Soccer
VIDEO: Michael Findlay Assistant Coach Canada MNT Post Match Comments vs. Ghana
CORE BELIEFS + COACHING ETHOS + SKILL SET
Michael has a true desire to succeed! He possesses multifaceted abilities and knowledge of global football which positively effects his mission to meet his goals. He has over 200 international matches to his credit as an elite coach / manager within CONCACAF stretching from the U15 to Senior Men's National Team level which includes FIFA World Cup Qualifying, CONCACAF Gold Cup and Olympic Qualifying experience.
Michael continues to value education and experiential activity which keeps him well informed on all matters key to success. This knowledge has been gained through an ascending manner and process. He values detail as he is keenly aware of its relevancy to the process of preparation as this is key in establishing standards within an organization.
Michael is a highly impactful individual with the ability to inspire, unite and deliver within a team concept. As a true believer in ethical behaviour and the setting of professional standards within an organization, Michael believes that these elements are a essential focus within his leadership ethos.
VIDEO: Michael Findlay Head Coach Grenada MNT
Program Future and 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Flash