Okanagan 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 Okanagan Regional head coach David Broadhurst.
  • Overseen by Whitecaps FC Pre-Residency and Academy Centre Head Coach, Bart Choufour                               
  • Visits from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • In partnership with TOFC

Structure

  • Boys and girls U-9 to U-18. (2008 – 1999)
  • Pre Prospects - U9 to U12 and Prospects - U13 to U18
  • Invite Only.
  • Player remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring.

     Fall 2016 - 12 sessions

U13/14 Boys & U15+ Boys (2004-1999)

  • Wednesdays, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, September 14th - November 30th, 2016

U13/14 Girls & U15+ Girls (2004-1999)

  • Mondays, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, September 12th - December 5th, 2016
    • No Session October 10th

U9 - U12 Boys & Girls (2008-2005)

  • Fridays, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, September 16th - December 9th, 2016
    • No Session November 11th

    Winter 2017

  • January through March

   Spring - 12 Sessions

  • April through June

Location

Fall training sessions will take place at Marshall Fields. The first 5 sessions will be outdoor; the remaining sessions will be indoor. 

 

Evaluation & Registration

Participation is by invite only from the regional head coach. Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

  • Spring Registration: $300 + 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…
    • received more than 14 days before the start of a phase, will be subject to a 10% administration fee on the registration amount paid.
    • received less than 14 days but more than 2 days before the start of a phase, will be subject to a 20% administration fee on the registration amount paid.
    • received less than 2 days before the start of a phase will not be granted.
  • Registration refunds for medical reasons can only be processed upon receipt of a note from a medical professional. These refunds will be subject to a 10% administration fee, plus a fee for any sessions transpired.
  • Approved refunds can take up to six weeks to process. 
  • No partial refunds will be issued for individual sessions missed by the participant.
  • 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.

Contact

Head Coach:
David Broadhurst at dbroadhurst@whitecapsfc.com or 250.550.5489

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932

Regional Programs Manager:
Sam Lenarduzzi - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453