Okanagan 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 Okanagan Regional head coach David Broadhurst.                                
  • Regular visits included from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • Opportunities for travel including Vancouver for training and a Whitecaps FC MLS weekend.
  • In partnership with TOFC

Structure

  • Boys and girls U-9 to U-18. (2007 – 1998)
  • Pre Prospects - U9 to U12 and Prospects - U13 to U18
  • Player remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring.

     Fall - 11 sessions

  • September 14 through November 30
  • Outdoors - 5 Sessions
  • Indoors - 6 Sessions

    Winter - 10 Sessions

  • U9 to U12 Girls (2004-2007)
    • Day - Saturdays
    • Time - 10:15 am to 11:45 am
    • First Session - January 9
    • Last Session - March 12
  • U9 to U12 Boys (2004-2007)
    • Day - Saturdays
    • Time - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
    • First Session - January 9
    • Last Session - March 12
  • U13 to U14 Boys and U15+ Boys (1998-2003)
    • Day - Mondays
    • Time - 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
    • First Session - January 11
    • Last Session - March 14
  • U13 to U14 Girls and U15+ Girls (1998-2003)
    • Day - Wednesdays
    • Time - 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
    • First Session - January 13
    • Last Session - March 16

    Spring - TBD


Location

Fall training sessions will take place at Vernon Vantage One Soccer Centre or Marshall Fields in Vernon.

Winter training sessions will take place at Vernon Vantage One Soccer Centre.


Evaluation & Registration

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

Any questions for both current players and interested NEW players please contact David Broadhurst at dbroadhurst@whitecapsfc.com or 250.550.5489.

All returning and new players selected from an evaluation will receive an invite by email to register.

  • Winter Registration: $250 + 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 - $80 + 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.
  • 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