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Jared Griffiths named, High Performance Manager

HALIFAX (February 2, 2018) – Soccer Nova Scotia (Soccer NS) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Technical Department with the hiring of Jared Griffiths as its new Manager of High Performance.

Griffiths joins us from his two-year tenure as Athletic Director at Sacred Heart School where he has taught for the past nine years.

“The Manager of High Performance is an important role for Soccer NS as part of our 2018-21 Strategic Direction – we will look to Jared for his organizational leadership skills as he helps lead our REX, Whitecaps and provincial team programs, he will also work with clubs to develop a performance league in Nova Scotia & the Maritimes.,” said Mike Whyatt, Soccer NS Director of Soccer Development. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Jared from a provincial coach and volunteer perspective, his attention to detail and leadership skills will make him a great addition to our team. His experience with both male and female programs in recent years makes the transition to the Nova Scotia landscape easier for all involved.”

Griffiths is a well-known leader in the Soccer NS community and joins us with 10 years coaching experience and a National B licence.

“In choosing to accept this role I am able to move into the game full time to work with our top athletes.  Having worked with both Excel programs on a part time basis, the opportunity to be involved day in and day out was an amazing opportunity,” said Griffiths. “Coming into the role and being able to impact the learning environment for our top players is an opportunity I am incredibly excited for.”

We are excited to add Jared and his experience to our team and look forward to his leadership as we move forward.

Jared’s first day will be July, 1st, 2018 and he will take responsibility of the provincial program during the interim phase with immediate effect.

To reach Jared you can contact him via email highperformance@soccerns.ca.