About Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener

Welcome To The Worldwide Network Of Olympiacos Soccer Academies!

Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener is the second of its kind in Canada, and one of 9 schools operating internationally.

Founded in 2020, Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener brings a message of hope and strength, as well as leadership for our youth, both on and off the field.

About Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener

Our Club President

Michael Dogantzis is a first generation Greek Canadian. Michael was born in Montreal in 1975 before moving with his family back to Greece. Michael played his youth soccer in the city of Sparta where his love of Olympiacos was formed. A gifted player, Michael ended up playing professionally for 1 season in Bari, Italy before suffering a career ending injury. Michael moved to Canada in 2000 and settled in the Waterloo Region with his wife Betty and their 2 sons. Mike's passion for soccer and love of Olympiacos FC never left him, and after building a very successful business, he made the decision to commit himself to bringing Olympiacos to the Kitchener - Waterloo Region.

Our Team

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Denis Gazdic

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Edi Gazdic

Having played professionally for Syrianska FC and semi-professionally for SC Waterloo in the CSL, as well as representing Conestoga College and local REP soccer, Edi brings a diverse background to the table. With over 5 years of coaching experience, he possess a deep understanding of the game, enabling him to mentor and develop players effectively.

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Chidiebube Emenonye

Chidiebube Emenonye, aka Chidi, is a highly qualified and dynamic professional coach with 10+ years of experience in football coaching. His expertise spans various levels, from juniors to first teams, and he has a proven track record of developing talented players. Chidi excels in high-tempo, possession-based football and is known for his exceptional man-management skills, motivating players to achieve their goals.

Our Philosophy

Our Values

Our Vision

Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener aims to be Canada's premier soccer academy by training children to become top athletes, and model citizens. We believe that with the resources provided from one of the world's premier Soccer Franchises, our players will reach their maximum potential. While we are international in scope, we are a family first organization, suitable for all ages. We constantly strive to provide our players with the most advanced, professional training, while also encouraging them to engage philanthropic efforts in the community through volunteerism.

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Our Mission

Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener provides its players and their families with the ultimate in elite athletic training and competition, while focusing on building character and work ethics.

Membership Has It's Privileges

As a member of Olympiacos Soccer Club Kitchener, you are entitled to:

  • Official Olympiacos uniforms
  • Training Techniques used for the Professional Club in Athens
  • Participate in Online Webinars with Olympiacos FC Players
  • Attend Official Olympiacos Tournaments in North America and Greece
  • Attend special Olympiacos training camps with Pro Coaches and Players
  • Professional Assessments from the Athens Scouting group

Our coaching staff also receives training and is assessed by high level UEFA coaches of the Olympiacos FC Academy so that they can deliver the high level training that will make an impact not only on the players athletic performance, but their lives as well.

Become A Member

A good coach can change the outcome of a game, but a great coach can change a life

Join The Olympiacos FC Kitchener Team