About the Coaches:

Matthew coached SJPII for the first time in 2012 (the first time SJPII won the championship) and Charlie coached SJPII for the first time in 2018. Matthew played on the team for three years (two as captain) and Charlie played on the team for three years (two as captain) during their elementary years, winning a total of twenty two championships in the process. With over 30 years of combined playing and coaching experience, we are devoted to teach the players many new skills and win many more championships.

Take a look below to learn more about their individual accomplishments throughout their academic and athletic careers:

 Matthew Aslett: (Co-Head Coach)

  • Bachelor of Commerce and Chancellor's Scholarship Recipient at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario: 2015 to Present.
  • Teaching and Research Assistant at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario: 2016 to Present.
  • Played for the RVDL Soccer Academy (Soccer Academy Alliance Canada): March 2010 to November 2014.
  • Competed in the Keele International Cup (England 2012) against teams from across the world.
  • Trained with Professional English Academy Club coaches at: Bolton Wanderers, Stoke City, and Wolverhampton Wanderers (England 2012).
  • Coached SJPII Soccer Team during the 2012 season (our first championship winning season).
  • Earned the Ontario Soccer Association Soccer for Life coaching designation, Making Ethical Decisions Certificate, and Respect in Soccer Certificate (Spring 2014).
  • Trained in Standard First Aid and CPR (2015).
  • Played for the SJPII Soccer Team: 2009 to 2011 (two years as captain).
  • Played for the Loyola School Soccer Team (HSSAA Finalists 2012, HSSAA Champions 2014, GHAC Finalists 2014, OFSAA 2014).

Charlie Francuz: (Co-Head Coach)

  • Graduate from St. John Paul II Elementary School: September 2007 to June 2017.
  • Played for the Oakville Soccer Club (Rep A Team): September 2010 to August 2015.
  • Played for the SJPII Junior and Senior Soccer Teams: 2015 to 2017 (Senior Captain 2016-17). 
  • Won 9 Soccer Championship Titles during his playing career for Saints FC.
  • Spearheaded the SJPII Volleyball Team to a first Halton Championship Title in November 2016.
  • Recipient of the SJPII Athlete of the Year Award in 2017 and Saints FC MVP Award in 2016. 
  • Member of the SJPII volleyball, cross country, basketball, and soccer teams
  • Currently plays Competitive Golf and is working towards becoming a professional in the future.

 Mr. D. Grande: (Team Manager)

  • Manager for the SJPII Soccer Team: 2014 to Present (winning four championships).
  • Coached the SJPII Soccer Team: 2009 to 2011 (coached Matthew and Nic during this time).
  • Participant in the Global Citizenship English Camp in South Korea in the summer of 2011
  • Coach of the Loyola Academic Quadrathalon Teams: 2014 to Present.
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