After a lengthy process of searching for the right candidate, Surrey FC is excited to announce that we are taking the next step towards becoming one of Canada's premier soccer clubs by bringing on Surrey-born Jeevin Kang as a full-time Director of Operations.
"Honestly the timing couldn't have been more perfect. I'm extremely excited to get going with Surrey FC and honoured to be in a role where I can share my knowledge and have a direct impact on improving youth soccer in the area I grew up in." – Jeevin Kang.
Jeevin has significant playing experience and valuable education. The combination of these two and the fact that he was raised in Surrey will allow him to succeed in this role.
"Jeevin's age and experience is an asset and will bring a different perspective that is certainly going to help the club evolve." – says Surrey FC Executive Director, Sarb Lidder
He has experience playing soccer at all levels of the pyramid throughout Canada. This includes;
Community Grassroots in Surrey
BCSPL & BC Soccer provincial team programs
Vancouver Whitecaps Residency Program (U14-U18)
Canadian Men's National Team (U18)
USports UBCO Varsity Men's Soccer program (2015-2019)
Premier VMSL Surrey FC
Jeevin also gained valuable international experience playing semi-professional and coaching in Australia for Rowville FC, Melbourne Victory, and Deakin University. Along with his playing experience, Jeevin also possesses a strong education in sports business and management, having completed courses in England, Spain, Australia, and Canada. His educational achievements include;
Master of Business (Sport Management) from Deakin University
Master in Football (Soccer) Coaching and Sports Direction from Real Madrid Graduate School
Bachelor of Management: Minor in Economics from UBC Okanagan
Jeevin's new role will have him working alongside Technical Director Paul Bahia to manage the day-to-day operations and assist with the club's strategic direction.
"Jeevin's been heavily immersed in the soccer environment from a young age and understands the standards that are needed at all levels. He shares the same vision for the club as myself and we both strongly believe in giving back to the community. I'm excited to be working with him." says Surrey FC Technical Director, Paul Bahia.
Surrey FC believes Jeevin's leadership will help continue establishing themselves as one of the top clubs in Canada.
"I've known Jeevin for over a decade and not only is he a fantastic soccer player, but more importantly he is an exceptional young man who's values directly align with our club." – says Surrey FC President, Sim Sumra
He will transition into the role immediately and hopes to make an immediate positive impact. Welcome back to Surrey FC, Jeevin!
You can reach Surrey FC's Director of Operations at email@example.com