Escape In The Middle
Ilya Orlov is the Head Coach of the University of Toronto Varsity Blues Men’s and Women’s soccer programs and prior to 2019, was the team’s lead assistant coach for the previous four seasons. During that time, he helped the Blues to two OUA bronze-medal finishes and two national championship berths.
Ilya is also currently the head coach of the Alliance United Football Club in League 1 Ontario. Prior to Alliance, from December 2015 to October 2017, Ilya was the League 1 Ontario assistant coach and under 21 head coach for the North Toronto Soccer Club.
He was the youth performance centre coach with FC Union Berlin in Germany in 2017 and attended international internships with Fulham FC in London and Korono Kielce in Poland in 2016, as well as Feyenoord Rotterdam in Holland in 2015 and KUPS FC in Finland in 2014.
Orlov holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from York University, a UEFA A and a Canadian A. Ilya can be reached at email@example.com
Escape The Middle:
This activity is a 1 v 2 activity that replicates movements and activities at various moments in time on the field during a game.
- Coach passes the ball to the attacker
- Attacker can score into one of the four goals but must leave the small box
- Two defenders move to defend the attacker only when the coach passes the ball