Island Prospects Academy



  • Only a limited number of players will be invited to participate
  • Supplemental club training for motivated boys and girls in a professional club environment
  • Train the Whitecaps Way. Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum..
  • All sessions developed and delivered by Island Regional Head Coach Craig Angus. 
  • Regular visits included form Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff.
  • Travel includes Vancouver MLS Weekend for training and a MLS game.
  • Connected to the Whitecaps Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunities for selected players to train in Vancouver.
  • The Whitecaps are committed to work closely with the VIPL and the BCSPL Island Wave as part of the pathway in forwarding players


  • Boys & Girls U8 to U12
  • Boys & Girls U13 to U17
  • Invite only.
  • Player remain with clubs. 
  • Ten month program: three phases (September through June)


  • 11 sessions, Sept 22 - Dec 8.


  • 11 sessions total
  • Mondays 5:30-7:00 pm U8-U12 Boys & Girls
  • Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm U13-U17 Boys & Girls
  • January 5 - First session for winter
  • Jan 5, 12, 19, 26. Feb 2, 9, 16, 23. Mar 2, 9, 16.
  • March 16 - last session for winter


  • March-June 25 


Training sessions will be scheduled as follows:


All players must be evaluated to participate.   

For any enquiries please contact Island Academy Centre Head Coach Craig Angus at or 250.327.1643


  • Winter Registration: $275 + GST
  • Fees do not include travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach.


  • All NEW players require a WFC training kit and track suit.
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $80 + GST

Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds within 2 weeks of the first session. Once we are within 2 weeks, your registration and payment are locked in for that phase
  • Registration refunds, minus a $25 administration fee, may be issued only in cases of emergency and/or medical grievance given a note from a medical professional.
  • No partial refunds will be issued for individual sessions missed by the participant.

Other Policies:

  • Whitecaps FC reserves the right to move players to the appropriate training group.
  • In the event that a session is cancelled due to weather, we will do our best to reschedule.


If you have any questions or need help registering, please contact:

Whitecaps FC Island Regional Head Coach  
Craig Angus – or 250.327.1643 
Regional Programs Manager
Sam Lenarduzzi - or 778.928.0453 
Whitecaps FC Administrator or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932 
Whitecaps FC Academy Centre Head Coach 
Bart Choufour - or 604.561.8317