The Algoma Thunderbird Athletics is excited to announce Thursday, November 16th that Elliott Swenarchuk has committed to the Algoma Men’s Soccer team for the 2024 – 2025 season.
Elliot lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba and attends Glenlawn Collegiate. He has played soccer his whole life since the age of three. He has played for Bonivital Soccer Club since the age of 9 up to U17 premier 1, as well as having played with EE Travel/First team Since 2020. He currently plays for the Vancouver Whitecaps REX program. along with having played for Glenlawn Collegiate High School Varsity Team since 2021.
The teams Elliot has been on have won the following championships/awards: Highschool City’s and Provincial Championships 2023, with Bonivital SC his teams won the U13, U15, and U17 City and Provincial Championships, along with this year winning the MSA cup to take the team to the 2023 Toyota Youth National Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick. A personal achievement Elliot was awarded with the Bonivital Soccer Club Scholarship in November 2023. With EE, he won Best Sportsmanship and Most Improved Player 2022. His team were also the Futsal League champions two seasons in a row. Earlier this year in April, the Bonivital Soccer won the NSC showcase in Blaine Minnesota. Elliot has also won numerous other awards and championships in his younger years.
Elliot’s other interests and hobbies are watching movies, listening to music, and playing video games with his friends.
Elliot will be studying in the Psychology, Bachelor of Arts at Algoma University.
Elliot says he “chose Algoma University due to the brilliant vision Coach David has for the soccer program and I really want to be a part of their future success. I also really like the small class sizes and I feel it will be an easier transition from high school.”
Head Coach of Men’s Soccer David Andreychuk says: “Elliot is a strong technical player with a great attitude and the self motivation he shows is admirable. He’s a strong student and believes in the project we have started here. We are very excited to watch him grow as a Thunderbird, and we can’t wait to see what he can bring to Algoma U and the OUA!”