Bobby Smyrniotis Coaches His 150th Match For Forge FC

Head Coach & Sporting Director of Forge FC, Bobby Smyrniotis coached his 150th match for Forge FC on September 9, 2023, against club rivals Cavalry FC. Smyrniotis is the only Head Coach Forge FC has ever known in its 5 year history, leading the club to a record of 75 wins, 44 losses, and 31 draws, over his 150 matches on the bench across all competitions.

Led by Bobby Smyrniotis, Forge FC have competed in four consecutive Canadian Premier League Finals being crowned Champions in 2019, 2020, and 2022, and was a finalist for CPL Coach of the Year in all four seasons. Smyrniotis also guided Forge FC into intercontinental play helping Forge become the first CPL club to appear in Concacaf League, and Concacaf Champions League.

Under his tutelage, Forge FC has had numerous players recognized with individual awards, including Tristan Borges and Kyle Bekker who were named CPL Player of the Year in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Borges also won the Golden Boot and Best Under-21 Canadian Player in the CPL in 2019, goalkeeper Triston Henry took home the 2020 Golden Glove Award, and Achinioti-Jönsson with the Defender of the Year award in 2022.

Bobby Smyrniotis has undoubtably made a major impact on Canadian Soccer and the Canadian Premier League. As a club, Forge FC are excited to carry on a future with Bobby Smyrniotis and look forward to making many more memories with Bobby at the wheel.