The Team

Who We Are:

Kawartha Football is committed to expanding football opportunity to players, coaches, supporters, and the community beyond. To achieve the goals that we as an organization put out, Kawartha Football offers opportunities to community members to be a part of the journey that we're on, in creating a more inclusive and competitive community, driven by people of excellence, to support the players that make our community proud.

Here is the Kawartha Football Staff Directory, the people behind the scenes and on Game Day's, ensuring that the player, volunteer, and fan experience meets the Winning Standard.

More Staffing Announcements to come as we prepare for the 2022 Fall Season

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Joseph Joncas

VP of Varsity Football Operations

Joseph Joncas will be leading our Varsity Football Operations, including High Performance Training, player assistance in Recruitment, and the start up of our Kawartha Football Academy.

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Christian Vesnaver

VP of Minor Football Operations

Christian Vesnaver will be leading our Minor Football Operations, which involves the overseeing of the OFFL Otters Programming, periodizing Player Experience, and Promoting Inclusivity in the Minor Football Community.

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Tevin Springer

Director of Coaching

On top of Tevin being a Defensive Coach with a specialization in 7-Front Coordination, Tevin is welcomed to the Kawartha Football community as the Director of Coaching, ensuring the quality of the program teachings from U10 all the way to our Academy are met.

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Matt Pritchard

Director of Programming

Matt Pritchard has experience in developing athletes of all ages in the Kawartha Area! We look forward to having Matt around in the Kawartha Football community in leading our Minor football players in their Athletic Development through Physical Literacy movements, and LTAD solutions in creating more successful athletes. 

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Mark Johnson

Director of Game Day Operations

After being with our organization for as long as it's existed, we would like to officially welcome Mark Johnson as our Director of Game Day Operations! Mark is involved with everything from Game Day setup, proposing new ideas and initiatives for Kawartha Football to do, and overlooking the quality of special events!

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Sidney Parkes

Owner & President of Football Operations

Sidney Parkes founded Kawartha Football on August 1st, 2020, and is involved in Corporate Partnerships, Business Operations, Alumni Relations, and installing new programs to the community, such as the Kawartha Football Academy, and opportunities for Women's Football.

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Chris Mealin

Executive Advisor

Chris Mealin will be an integral part of Kawartha Football Operations, assisting in all areas including Risk Management, Coach and Player Success, and Community Engagement.

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