Kamloops Prospects Academy

 

 


Highlights

  • Invite only.
  • Train the Whitecaps Way with official Whitecaps FC training curriculum.
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network including Boys Residency and Girls Elite.
  • All sessions delivered by Whitecaps FC Kamloops Academy Centre Head Coach John Antulov.
  • Overseen by Whitecaps Pre-Residency and Academy centre head coach Bart Choufour.
  • Regular visits included from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff.
  • Opportunities for travel to Vancouver for training and a Whitecaps FC MLS weekend.
  • Commitment to work closely with TOFC and the BCSPL as part of the pathway in forwarding players.
  • Presented in partnership with Kamloops Youth Soccer Association.  ​

 Notifications

  • Parents are encouraged to check their e-mail prior to leaving for training; we will notify all participants of changes to training schedules via e-mail. 
  • In the event that weather conditions do not allow for training, we will do our best to re-schedule the missed session. 

Structure

  • Invite only.
  • Boys and girls U9 to U18. (2007 – 1998).
  • Pre Prospects - U9 to U12 and Prospects - U13 to U18.
  • Players remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; fall, winter, and spring.

Phase 1 - Fall 2015 - 10 weeks

  • 10 sessions, Beginning Week of Monday August 31st to Ending Week of Friday November 6th
  • 1 session a week for all groups 
  • Location Charles Anderson Field #1 and #2 – right behind Exhibition Field.
  • Goalkeeper Academy U9-U18 Boys and Girls

Invite Only Second Session

  • Selected players in the fall phase have the opportunity to be invited to a second session.  
  • U11/12 Boys / U11/12 Girls  Wednesday 4-5:30p Field # 2
  • U9/10 Boys/ U9/10 Girls Thursday 4-5:30p Field #2
  • Head coach John antulov will provide the invites.  

Fall schedule details

Groupings

  • U9/10 groups – 2007/06 
  • U11/12 groups – 2005/04
  • U13/14 groups – 2003/02
  • U15-18 groups. 2001-97

Mondays - Aug.31, Sept.7, 14, 21, 28, Oct.5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2

Players
 U11/12 Boys 4:30pm to 6:00pm Field #1 
 
U15-18 Girls 6:00pm to 7:30pm Field #1

Keepers
 U9-12 Boys and Girls 4:00pm to 5:3pm Field #2
​ U13-18 Boys and Girls 6:00pm to 7:30pm Field #1

Tuesdays - Sept.1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct.6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3

 U9/10 Boys 4:30pm to 6:00pm Field #1 
 
U9/10 Girls 4:00pm to 5:30pm Field #2  
 U11/12 Girls 6:00pm to 7:30pm Field #1

Wednesdays - Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4

 U13/14 Girls 4:30pm to 6:00pm Field # 1 
 U13/14 Boys 6:00pm to 7:30pm Field #1
 Invite Only Second Session - U11/12 Boys / U11/12 Girls 4:00pm to 5:30pm Field #2

Thursdays - Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5

 U15-18 Boys 4:30pm to 6:00pm Field #1
​ Invite Only
 Second Session U9/10 Boys/ U9/10 Girls 4:00pm to 5:30pm Field #2

Phase 2 - Winter - 12 weeks

  • 12 Sessions – Beginning week of Monday November 23rd to ending week of Friday March 4th.
  • Christmas Break from December 21st – January 10th 
  • 1 session for all groups.
  • All training will be at Kamloops Dome.
  • More information will be posted soon. 

Eligibility:

  • Players are grouped on ability, and progress. They may be moved to different groups/sessions at staff discretion
  • 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

Fall sessions: Charles Anderson Field #1 and #2 – right behind Exhibition Field.
Winter sessions:  Kamloops Dome
Spring sessions: TBD


Registration

Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

  • Fall phase - $250 + GST
  • Invitational 2nd session - TBD
  • Fees do not include travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach.

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) - $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:

  • In the event that a session is cancelled due to weather, we will do our best to reschedule.

Contact

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

Whitecaps FC Kamloops Academy Centre Head Coach
John Antulov -  jantulov@whitecapsfc.com or 250.819.6342
 
Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932