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Staff and Coaches

Peter Mackie

 Academy Director

Peter Mackie is no stranger to the Kitchener-Waterloo Region and surrounding communities.

With over 30 years of professional playing and coaching experience, Peter leads all academy programming at RED Academy of Soccer.

In addition to his role with RED, Peter is also the Head Coach of the Womens and Assistant Coach of the Mens soccer programs at Conestoga College.

Peter holds his Canada Soccer National B and NCSAA Advanced National licences.

Stuart Mackie

Club Head Coach

While playing for the University of Waterloo Men's Soccer team, Stuart began coaching with Waterloo Minor Soccer. He spent 7 years at WMS and worked as a Senior Technical Lead.

Stuart also spent 6 years with Toronto FC's Community Clinics and the TFC Junior program. After graduating from the University of Waterloo, Stuart joined the coaching staff as an Assistant for 3 years. He is the current Mens Varsity Head Coach and Womens Assistant Coach at Conestoga College.

In 2022, Stuart was named the OCAA and CCAA Coach of the Year for his work with the Condors.

Stuart works with all teams at RED Academy. 

Jamie Brackpool

Head Goalkeeper Coach
Academy Assistant

Jamie is a OSA certified goalkeeper coach who has been working with young goalkeepers in the Waterloo Region for the past 10 years.

As a youth player, Jamie played in Guelph at the OYSL level before returning to his home city to begin coaching. Jamie spent two years in the OUA playing with Wilfred Laurier. 

Jamie joined Conestoga College Mens and Womens programs in 2019 as an Assistant Coach.

Jamie coaches with all teams and leads Goalkeeper development at the Academy.