Kamloops 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 with official Whitecaps FC training curriculum.
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunities. 
  • 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.
  • Visits from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff.
  • 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. (2008 – 1999).
  • 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 2016 - 10 sessions

All sessions are held at Charles Anderson Stadium Field #1 & #2

  • U9 to U10 Girls (2008/07)
    • Tuesdays 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Field #1
    • Phase runs: August 30th - November 1st, 2016
  • U9 to U10 Boys (2008/07) 
    • tuesdays 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Field #2) & Thursdays (optional) 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Field #1)
    • Phase runs: August 30th - November 3rd, 2016
  • U11 to U12 Girls (2006/05) 
    • Thursdays 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Field #2
    • Phase runs: September 1st - November 3rd
  • U11 to U12 Boys (2006/05) 
    • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Field #1) & Thursdays (Optional) 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Field #1)
    • Phase runs: August 31st - November 3rd, 2016
  • U13 to U14 Girls (2004/03) 
    • Wednesdays 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, Field #2
    • Phase runs: August 31st - November 2nd, 2016
  • U13 to U14 Boys (2004/03)
    • Wednesdays 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Field #2
    • Phase runs: August 31st - November 2nd, 2016
  • U15 to U18 Girls (2002-1999)
    • Mondays 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, Field #2
    • Phase runs: August 29th - October 31st, 2016
  • U15 to U18 boys (2002 - 1999) 
    • Mondays 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Field #2
    • Phase runs: August 29th - October 31st, 2016
  • Goalkeepers U9 to U12 Boys & Girls (2008-2005)
    • Mondays, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Field #1
    • Phase runs: August 29th - October 31st, 2016
  • Goalkeepers U13 - U18 Boys and Girls (2004-1999)
    • Mondays 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Field #1
    • Phase runs: August 29th - October 31st, 2016

Phase 2 - Winter 2016/17

  • Late November through early March
  • Christmas Break in the middle

Phase 3 - Spring 2017

  • April through June 

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: Valleyview centennial park


Registration

Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

  • Fall phase - $250 + GST
    • Optional 2nd session (If applicable) - $225 + GST
  • 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 - $105 + GST

Policies

  • Refund requests…
    • more than 14 days before phase start, subject to 10% fee on paid amount
    • less than 14 days before the start of a phase, subject to 10% fee on paid amount
    • received less than 2 days before the start of a phase will not be granted.
  • Medical refunds only with a doctors note and subject to a 10% fee minus completed sessions
  • Approved refunds can take up to six weeks to process. 
  • No partial refunds will be issued for individual sessions missed by the participant.
  • 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