Island Prospects Academy

 


 Highlights

  • 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. 
  • Craig will be overseen by Whitecaps Pre-Residency and Academy centre head coach Bart Choufour who will make regular visits.
  • 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


Structure

  • Boys and girls U-9 to U-18
  • Pre Prospects - U9 to U12
  • Prospects - U13 to U16/18
  • Invite only.
  • Player remain with clubs. 
  • Ten month program: three phases (Sep. through June)

     Fall

  • Oct 7 to Dec 16
  • 1 session a week. (Total 11 sessions). Completed 

    Winter

  • Jan 6 to March 17.  
  • 1 session a week. (Total 10 sessions). Completed

    Spring

  • March 31 to June 25. Now registering for selected players. 
  • 2 sessions a week. (Total 24 sessions).
  • Mondays and Wednesday at Bennett Field, Dover Road, Nanaimo BC.
  • March 31. April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, 30. May 5, 7, 12, 14, 21, 26, 28. June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25.
  • Pre-Prospects U9 to U12 - 5:30-7:00
  • Prospects U13 to U16/18 - 7:00 – 8:30
     


 Location

Training sessions will be scheduled as follows:


Evaluation

All players must be evaluated to participate.  

Please contact Island Regional head coach Craig Angus at cangus@whitecapsfc.com or 250.327.1643
 



Registration

      Fees:

  • Fees do not include GST.
  • Fees do not include travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach.
  • Spring Phase. 12 weeks. 24 sessions:  $ 570 

     Equipment:

  • 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) - $75 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $65 + GST
     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.

     



Contact

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

Whitecaps FC Island Regional Head Coach  
Craig Angus – cangus@whitecapsfc.com or 250.327.1643 
 
Regional Programs Manager
Sam Lenarduzzi - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453 
 
Whitecaps FC Administrator 
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.484.7872 or toll free 1.855.932.1932 
 
Whitecaps FC Academy Centre Head Coach 
Bart Choufour - bchoufour@whitecapsfc.com or 604.561.8317