Our Annual Fundraiser – Dinner – Dance – Sunday June 11 2017

Chateau Le Jardin Banquet Hall - Map

Sit down Dinner at 5pm

Open Bar / entertainment by D.J. Emporium

Tickets are available now


Winstars focus is all about preparing and developing players to be successful at the Collegiate level. We train hard during the year, but also have fun especially during our trips, like our Summer Tour of U.S. universities. In December each year, at the end of the Winstars Showcase, we celebrate our achievements with a Banquet. It gives us the chance to look back over the year and remember the highlights. We also have a really great time!

Winstars Banquet 2016


Guest Speaker Michael Di Biase has been added to the Showcase Dinner

Deputy Mayor Michael Di Biase

Our academy is honored to have Regional Councilor and Deputy Mayor Michael Di Biase bring greetings from the City of Vaughan.  Our community is the best place to live in Canada and Michael has done so much for the City of Vaughan as well no one has done more for Soccer in the City of Vaughan.  This is Michael 12th year he has spoken at our annual event and he is a friend of our academy and it is always a pleasure to have him take the time out of his very busy schedule to speak at our showcase dinner.


New Guest Speaker added for Showcase Banquet


Blake Ordell , Head Coach Culver-Stockton College , NAIA University

Blake Ordell

We are really happy to have Blake speak at our banquet, he has one of our academy players Nick Luciani with his team and he will talk about his program and about NAIA Collegiate Soccer.


Our Academy Player Daniel Festa – Guest Speaker from New York via. Video link

Daniel Festa

Daniel Festa – from Woodbridge – Wall Street , I am so proud of Daniel knowing him from a young boy with our local club team. Daniel was not only an outstanding soccer player, he was an outstanding student athlete and one fantastic ambassador for Canada.

Daniel Festa

Daniel was so fortunate to have the wonderful opportunity to be signed by Head Coach Jorden Scott at NCAA Division 1 Manhattan College where he enjoyed the soccer experience as well as receiving a fine education. Daniel wanted to study Business and of course you could not have asked for a better City to do that, New York.

Daniel has now graduated and is working in Manhattan with Morgan Stanley, need I say anymore. Daniel is living his dream and I am so proud of Daniel and he is certainly in our Hall of Fame. It is wonderful that Daniel will be a special guest speaker at our showcase dinner to give all aspiring a reason to dream and to believe. His Dad Frank and Mom Lisa are the reason for his wonderful success and all of us will remain Lifelong friends and his Mom and Dad will be at our banquet watching their amazing Son and proud they both are and should be.

Daniel Festa

In the small world of soccer, my longtime friend Tony Vecchione is now Associate Athletic Director at Manhattan College.

Excited to listen to Daniel next week at our showcase Dinner !

Bobby Graham
Academy Director


Guest Speakers for Showcase Banquet

Filip Prostran

Filip Prostran – Head Coach Ryerson University – OUA – CIS

Former Player of mine, very proud of Filip and his accomplishments, I always knew he would make a great Coach. Much credit has to be given to Dr. Ivan Joseph now Ryerson Athletic Director however prior to that was Head Coach at Graceland University in Iowa where both himself and Filip won a National Championship together.

William Boyle

William Boyle – Head Coach Niagara University – NCAA Division 1

Bill has turned the Niagara University program around in one year and done an exceptional job. He has two of our former academy players as well as a number of Canadian Players. Bill played at NCAA D1 Hartwick College Men’s Soccer Team, a school with much history and tradition in soccer. Niagara University Men’s Soccer has a very bright future under Coach Boyle.

Graham Brown
St Thomas

Graham Brown – Head Coach St. Thomas Aquinas University – New York – NCAA Division 2

Completed his 9th Season in charge of St Thomas. From Northern Ireland and holds FA Coaching badge and Coached some fine professional players when younger such as Roy Carroll ex. Manchester United Goalkeeper.

We are blessed with three amazing guest speakers. I am excited about our banquet and our 12th annual showcase.

Looking forward to a great evening !

Bobby Graham – Academy Director


Showcase Banquet Tickets Wednesday December 14, 2016

Dinner Banquet will be held Wednesday December 14, 2016 at
Chateau Le Jardin - 8440 Highway 27, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A5
For Directions & Map Click Here

One Ticket - $100
Two Tickets - $200
Three Tickets - $300
One Table 10 Tickets - $1000


Winstars Showcase


Winstars Showcase


Elite Sweets

I would like to thank Mr. Alberto Tari and Elite Sweets for providing all the desserts at our showcase banquet. Alberto has been a big supporter of our academy since we started and has always supported our banquet with his wonderful desserts. Elite Sweets is the best when it comes to Desserts, You will love them, enjoy them after a great meal at our Showcase Dinner.

Thanks Alberto, Great Friend of Winstars Soccer Academy !

Alex Ferguson

Every coach that registers for coming to the academy by email will be able to pick up a free copy of Sir Alex Ferguson new book called Leading.  Email / we will have it waiting for you in your package with Team rosters and schedule.  All games will be played Thursday December 17 and Friday December 18 from 8am – 5pm.

Our banquet is free to all University Coaches that advise of us that they will be able to attend the dinner on Wednesday December 16 at Chateau Le Jardin Banquet Hall in Woodbridge.