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Kieran Anderson


Kieran has been a professional soccer coach for over a decade now, getting involved in the profession whilst undertaking his BA Sports Studies at the University of Stirling (Scotland). He has worked with Happyfeet on numerous ventures now, taking the company to both Scotland and China. He has also worked as an academy coach for Rangers Football Club. He is passionate about the impact HappyFeet has on our Vancouver Community. 

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Liam Mumford

Program Director

Liam is a creative, artistic and athletic talent who has immersed himself in the field of youth education and program development over the last 10 years. Coming from the UK, Liam graduated with a degree in Dramatic Arts, which has made him very approachable, resourceful and quick-thinking. Liam has played soccer his whole life and takes great pride and joy in coaching others to play the beautiful game.


Aaron O'Houlihan

ASD Program Coordinator & Lead Coach

Aaron comes to Vancouver from Ireland, where he obtained his BSc in Adapted Physical Activity. He has been working with neurodiverse children for over ten years across multiple professional settings. Having worked in various residential and sports team settings, he is extremely passionate about providing programming that is inclusive to all. Combining his love of soccer with his knowledge and experience working with children on the autism spectrum, Aaron has helped us to create our innovative HappyFeet ASD Program so that we can expand our program to more members of the community.

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Lead Coach

Jessie has had extensive experience working with kids. From babysitting, to teaching horse riding, biking and now soccer. Having played soccer from a young age, she boats an impressive playing record now plays striker for the HappyFeet Urban Rec soccer team. When not working and playing soccer, Jessie enjoys reading, art, and being outdoors. She loves spending time with the HappyFeet coaches, kids and parents and finds it especially rewarding to watch as the kids grow and develop their skills.


Assistant Coach

Although soccer is her passion, Anja loves sports and being active so she spends her spare time snowboarding, running and kayaking, to name a few. Anja believes that doing sports and being active is essential for kids. Along with her twin sister, Jessie, Anja has worked as a soccer, horse-riding and biking instructor. She revels in sharing her love of soccer with the kids in her classes. She loves working with HappyFeet because she "get(s) to coach with an amazing group of people in a new way that engages children of all skill levels."

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ASD Program Assistant Coach

Brynn is the proud ASD program assistant coach. She is a University of British Columbia alumni with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Bachelor of Education. Brynn has experience working with children ages 2-13 in a variety of learning environments which has made her particularly skilled at catering to children with different needs. Brynn is passionate about teaching physical literacy in the early years and loves coaching for Happy Feet! 

Interesting in joining out team? We are always looking for energetic go-getters who are passionate about working with youth. If you think you would be a good fit for our team, send us an email, complete with your resume, to


"All the coaches at Happy Feet are beyond incredible. They are fun, energetic, patient, and kind. The coaches are well-suited to the age group and provide age-appropriate learning strategies. Our child loves going to soccer and looks forward to it all week! I could go on all day about how great they are."

Maren, Parent

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