Team/Staff

Fearless 2016 Roster



Sarah Belisle
Taylor Bell
Heather Bogacki
Brenda Bourns
Darla Caliguiri
Kaitlyn  Carr
Nicole Chemcora
Samantha Conlin
Nicole Drouin
Patricia Eko-Davis
Jessica Everett
Caitlin Faryon
Chelsea Feilberg
Tara Fernandez
Angela Foderaro
Maria Charisma Garcia
Melanie Graham
Kirsten Hill
Liz Hurd
Lisa Klaverkamp
Jennifer McCutcheon
Marissa Milani
Sara Milani
Nura Muhindo
Emily Munro-St Godard
Amanda Myall
Ralene Neufeld
Samantha Neufeld
Laura Pearase
Sandra Pierce
Kyra Pierce
Ashley  Sharpe
Kim Solypa
Myleen Spence
Julie Sprague
Justyce Stremble
Johana Theroux
Georgia Trump
Lori Turski
Andrea Whitehead
Ashley Williams
Tracy Williams
Teresa Wolfe

Coaches

Craig Bachynski - Head Coach/DC

Coach Bachynski works as a Projects Manager, and Contracts Administrator for Number TEN Architectural Group, and have done so for the past 7 years. He is the President of the St. Vital Mustangs for 2014 and previously the director of Football Operations for the Mustangs from 2007-2013 and has been on the board of the Mustangs beginning in 1992. Coach Bach has also been on the board for the MB Juvenile Football League and Football Manitoba. He has also been an integral part of the LTAD committee, and the chairman of the 2009 Football Canada Cup Organizing Committee.

Coach Bachynski is a Certified NCCP Level 4, Football Coach,Certified NCCP Course Conductor for Tackle Football – Level 3, and a Certified Flag Football Coach and Master Course Conductor

Coaching Experience
-Presently Head Coach St. Vital Mustangs Midget Football Team, 2008-present, ProvincialChampions 2011, 2013
-Defensive Backs Coach, Special Teams Coordinator for Team Canada – Senior ---Women’s World Championships 2013
-Presently Head Coach - Manitoba Fearless Women’s Football Team 2006- present
Defensive Coordinator, and Defensive Backs Coach for Team Canada – Senior Women’s World Championships 2010 – Silver Medalists
-Head Coach/ Offensive Coordinator Manitoba Minor Football 2002-2008
Prov. Champions 2006, Finalists 2004, 2007
-Defensive Coordinator – WHSFL – Churchill Bulldogs 2002-2004 – Provincial Champions 2004
-Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Backs Coach 2011 U18 Team Manitoba
-Head Coach/ Defensive Coordinator- U19 Provincial Team 1996, 1997 – Bronze Medalist
-Defensive Coordinator-  U19 Provincial Team 1998, 1999 -Bronze and Silver Medalist
-Defensive Coordinator/ Linebackers Coach – Winnipeg Hawkeyes – PJFC 1995-1997
-Head Coach St. Vital Mustangs Midget Football Team, 1993, 1994 – Prov. Champions 1993, & 1994
-Defensive Coordinator/ Linebackers Coach -  St. Vital Mustangs Midget Football Team, 1990-1992– Prov. Champions 1992
-Defensive Coordinator/ Linebackers Coach -  Ft. Garry Lions Midget Football Team, 1986-1989

Playing Experience
Played Tackle Football 10 years  1977-1986 – Ft. Garry Lions – Provincial Champions 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982



Brett MacFarlane

Zackary Sandvlesco

Cam Teschuk


Derek Mills- QB Coach

Coach Mills played 10 seasons with the Transcona Nationals bouncing back and forth between almost every position on the field. He finished with one season as a DB with the Winnipeg Hawkeyes in the Prairie Junior Conference of the Canadian Junior Football League. He then turned to coaching at the Bantam Level and is now entering his 11th season as a football coach. He is also an avid touch football player having played on numerous teams over the past 17 years. Coach Mills works as a machine shop supervisor in the agriculture industry.

Coaching Certification
NCCP Trained – Level II.

Coaching Info
2011– Present–Qb Coach/OC– Manitoba Fearless and St. Vital Mustangs Midget Team
2012 – QB/REC Coach/Offensive Coordinator – MB Senior Women’s Provincial Team
2010 – Receiver Coach- Manitoba Fearless– QB Coach/OC – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2009 – Defensive Back Coach – Manitoba Fearless
        – Receiver Coach – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2003 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – North Winnipeg Nomads Bantam
2002 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – West Edmonton Raiders Bantam
1999 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – Transcona Nationals Minor Bantam
1995-1998 – Quarterback Coach/Offensive Coordinator – Transcona Nationals Bantam

Awards
2011 – MFLM Provincial Champions –St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2009-2010 – MFLM Provincial Finalists – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
2003 – MMFA Provincial Finalists – North Winnipeg Nomads Bantam
1997-1998 – Provincial Finalists – Transcona Nationals Bantam

Player Info
1995 – Winnipeg Hawkeys (PJFC) – Defensive Back
1985 – 1994 – Transcona Nationals – Provincial Champs 1986,1991











Oline Coaches - Kris Scoran and Zack Williams




Jace Turner  - Running Back Coach
Coach Jace has been the running back coach for the Manitoba Fearless since its inaugural season. He played 13 seasons of football with the St. Vital Mustangs in multiple offensive positions. Coach Jace is currently in his fourth year of studies in the Kinesiology and Applied Health (KIN) program at the University of Winnipeg.  His career goals are to become an independent personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach for athletes at all competitive levels.  He recently worked with clients competing in the Fitness Star Model Search competition and is currently assisting with the strength and conditioning program for the St. Vital Mustangs Midget Team. Coach Jace is dedicated to his own health and wellness and looks forward to coaching others towards their maximum fitness and optimum athletic performance levels.
Coaching Experience
2010, 2012-2013 – RB/Rec Coach – St. Vital Mustangs Midget Team
2011 – RB Coach, St. Vital Mustangs – Manitoba Girls Football Association (MFGA)
2008 – Present – RB Coach, Manitoba Fearless Women’s Tackle Team
2007 – Assistant Coach, Football Manitoba 
CFL/NFL Junior Player Development    Camp
2005 – 2007 – RB Coach, St. Vital Mustangs Pee Wee and Minor Bantam Team
Coaching CertificatesNCCP -  Introduction to Competition – Part A ,Football Level 1 Technical
Player Info
Awards
Most Dedicated Player – St. Vital Mustangs Midget
Most Improved Player – St. Vital Mustangs Major
Dakota Lazers 9-10 (Atom)
St. Vital Mustangs 11 – 22 (PeeWee to Major)
·       Coaches Award – St. Vital Mustangs Major
·       Graduating Player Award – St. Vital Mustangs Major
·        2011 Major League Provincial Champions – St. Vital Mustangs


Eric Vincent - Strength and Conditioning Coach
Coach Vincent recently graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Bachelor's of Science and Bachelor's of Education. He now works as a high school science teacher and is currently working on a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education.

After High school, he played junior football with the Winnipeg Rifles for 5 years, winning numerous team awards over his career. (rookie of the year, defensive player of the year(three times), Team MVP, outstanding leadership(twice) and outstanding graduate) and was named all conference all-star at linebacker in his final year. He decided to delay teaching for 2 years in order to play out his eligibility with the Manitoba Bisons where he started a full year and was named an academic all Canadian in his final year.
Coach Vincent has been with the Fearless since 2009, first as a linebacker coach, progressed to the linebacker coach and defensive coordinator. He also held these two positions on last year's inaugural Manitoba Senior Women's Team that competed in the National Challenge cup in Laval, Qb. For the last two years, Vincent has been the linebacker coach on the Winnipeg West U16 team. This season Coach Vincent is with Sturgeon Park HS but is still committed to helping the Fearless grow as a team and help the players step up their game. 

Over the years, he has guest-coached with the St. Pauls Crusaders, Miles Mac Buckeyes, Bison ID and development camp, Football Manitoba Youth development camp and the Junior Player Development camp.

Trainers 
Joyce Kristjanson
Joyce is a RN with 15 plus years of football training experience. Affectionately known as "Mom" to all Fearless players, she has been passionate about the game since her first Bomber game at age 5 and loves to share her knowledge. This will be her third season with the Manitoba Fearless

Jen Romanoff

Karly Proulx

Katie Schaer


Staff
President-General Manager - Tannis Wilson
Tannis is founder of the Manitoba Fearless. After playing for the first 3.5 years as a defensive end, Tannis retired her cleats however she remained in the GM president role. Prior to starting the Fearless Tannis coached with the St. Vital Mustangs for 6 years. She has been involved in football all her life, starting as the water girl for her dad's team when she was 10. She played touch football for 25 years prior to starting the Winnipeg Women's Flag Football league the year before the Fearless were born. 


Tannis has served as a board member for the St. Vital Mustangs, the MMFA and as a member of both the board and Executive of Football Manitoba for over 15 years and currently sits as the Vice President and chairs both the Flag Football and NCCP committees. Tannis was one of the founders of the Western Women's Canadian Football League, and sat as the commissioner for the first two seasons. One of the many highlights of her football career was being chosen as the Defensive line coach for Team Canada in 2010, she along with a group of pioneering women won the silver medal at the first ever Women's World Football Championships in Stockholm Sweden.
In 2011 Tannis and Lisa Cummings started the Manitoba Girls Football Association bringing tackle football to girls aged 9-14, the league has grown from 3 teams to 10 in it's four short years. And now includes girls 8-16. 





Lisa Cummings - Team Manager
Lisa has been with the Fearless since year one, first as a player on the O-line, then taking over the manager duties in 2010. Lisa is heavily involved in Football in the province,  a D-line Coach with the North Winnipeg Nomads (2012 PeeWee Champions, 2013 Bantam Champions), co-founder of the Manitoba Girls Football Association, Fearless Board Member, North Winnipeg Nomads Board Member, Team Canada Mentor Coach, and she helps out at as many Football MB programs as possible. Lisa was also on the inaugural WWCFL Board, helping to get the league started.



Volunteers
If you are interested in volunteering for the Manitoba Fearless Zueff@fearlessfootballwomen.com