Burnaby FC (BFC) continues to build its operational staff in announcing two more hires.
Kevin Julian and Lee Tregonning were recently hired as the local soccer club's new technical directors, with Tregonning set to specialize in high performance.
"BFC is extremely pleased to be able to have two such well-respected, knowledgeable and experienced individuals oversee our technical programming," BFC executive director Morgan Quarry said in a news release.
"Combined they have more than 25 years of coaching and supervising technical programs across all levels, both domestically and nationally. The development of our players and coaches as well as defining a clear and effective player pathway and curriculum are in great hands."
Tregonning will be oversee the development and progression of Burnaby FC's premier league (U14 to U18), Metro (U16 to U18), division 1 players (U11 to U15) and adult programs (U21).
He will also be in charge of the club development centre for ages U11 to U12.
"What you give comes back in spades," Tregonning added.
"Everyone is aiming high as best in class; everything we do is for our players, and to continue to develop our culture as a place for kids to have fun, learn, develop, build memories, and attain a level of success is what I want to do every day to develop Canada's future in the game further. It starts at our youngest ages by keeping kids engaged and instilling the love for the game."
Julian will oversee all programming from U5 to U10, including the U8 to U10 development centre.
He will also be responsible for U11 to U15 (divisions two and three) and U16 to U18 (divisions one, two and three).
"It's been a pleasure and a privilege to develop players and coaches in Burnaby for over 10 years," Julian explained.
"What excites me most about the BFC project is the continuous player pathway, working with even more of this amazing community and collaborating with like-minded colleagues to be one of the best clubs in the country."