Island Skills Academy - Alberni

 

Take your game to the next level!

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 10 weeks of supplemental club training for serious and motivated boys and girls U-9 to U-12 in a professional club environment
  • All sessions are developed by Whitecaps FC professional coaching staff and delivered by Whitecaps Island regional head coach Claude Bolton and supported by Whitecaps FC Vancouver staff.
  • Monthly visits from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • Connected through BCSPL Vancouver Island Wave to the ‘Caps Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities

SCHEDULE

  • 2013/2014 schedule coming soon

ELIGIBILITY

  • For ages U-9 (2004), U-10 (2003) U-11 (2002), U-12 (2001)
  • Players are grouped on ability and progress, and may be moved to different groups at staff discretion
  • For motivated players that want supplemental professional training to take their game to the next level
  • All players will be pre-screened through the registration process to ensure program suitability
  • Staff reserves the right to refund registration fees if, at any time, the program is deemed not suitable

LOCATION

All training sessions will take place in Port Alberni

Echo Park Field Complex
4200 Wood Avenue

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Registration for this program is coming soon. 

Apparel: All players require a 2013 Whitecaps FC training kit. One-time fee, valid for at least 2 years

  • Official Whitecaps FC Academy training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $75 + HST
  • Official Whitecaps FC Academy track suit - $65 + HST

Payment Policies:

  • A non-refundable $25 administration fee is included in the registration.
  • NSF cheques are subject to a $20 administration fee.
  • Refunds are only issued for medical reasons with a doctor's note.
  • Approved refunds include prorating the registration less a non-refundable $25 administration fee.

STAFF

  • All sessions are developed by Whitecaps FC professional coaching staff and delivered by Whitecaps FC Island regional head coach Claude Bolton and supported by Whitecaps FC Vancouver based staff
  • There will be monthly visits from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaches

CLAUDE BOLTON - Whitecaps FC Island Regional Head Coach

  • Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC)
  • USSF “A” License
  • USSF National Youth License
  • USSF Goalkeeping License
  • USSF Fitness License
  • National & Provincial Coaching appointments in Guyana, Trinidad, Alberta, Ontario
  • Former New York Red Bulls Youth Development Coach
  • BC Soccer Learning Facilitator & Grassroots Tutor

CRAIG ANGUS

  • Associate Degree in Applied Sport Studies – University of Northumbria, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
  • USSF National Youth License
  • UEFA “C” License
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • NSCAA National Youth Diploma
  • NSCAA State Goal Keeping Diploma
  • 5 years New York Red Bulls Youth Development Coach

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

Whitecaps FC Island Regional Head Coach:
Claude Bolton at cbolton@whitecapsfc.com or 250.816.4232

Whitecaps FC Administrator:
Marlise Buchi at mbuchi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.330.1354