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-6 to U-18. (2008 – 1999)
  • Future Caps - U6 to U8, 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.

Winter 2017 - 10 Sessions

U13/14 & U15+ Boys (2004-99)

  • Mondays, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm, January 9th to March 13th, 2017

U13/14 & U15+ Girls (2004-99)

  • Wednesdays, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm, January 11th to March 15th, 2017

U9 to U12 Boys (2008-05)

  • Fridays, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm, January 13th to March 17th, 2017

U9 to U12 Girls (2008-05)

  • Saturdays, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, January 7th to March 11th, 2017

Spring 2017

U13/U14 & U15+ Boys (2004-1999) - Vernon

  • Mondays, 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Marshall Fields, Vernon - 11 Sessions
  • Session Dates: 
    • April: 10*, 17, 24
    • May: 1, 8, 15, 29
    • June: 5, 12, 19, 26
      • April 10th Session will be indoors

U13/U14 & U15+ Girls (2004-1999) - Vernon

  • Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Marshall Fields, Vernon - 12 Sessions.
  • Session Dates: 
    • April: 12*, 19, 26
    • May: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    • June: 7, 14, 21, 28
      • April 12th session will be indoors

U9 to U12 Boys & Girls (2008-2005) - Vernon

  • Wednesdays, 4:00 to 5:30 pm at Marshall Fields, Vernon - 12 Sessions. 
  • Session Dates: 
    • April: 12*, 19, 26
    • May: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    • June: 7, 14, 21, 28
      • April 12th session will be held indoors. 

U9 to U12 Boys & Girls (2008-2005) - Kelowna

  • Fridays, 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Parkinson Recreation Fields, Kelowna - 8 Sessions. 
  • Session Dates: 
    • April: 14, 21, 28
    • May: 5, 12, 18, 26
    • June: 23

Future Caps U6 to U8 Boys & Girls (2011-2009) - Kelowna

  • Fridays, 4:15 to 5:15 pm at Parkinson Recreation Fields, Kelowna - 8 Sessions
  • Session Dates: 
    • April 14, 21, 28
    • May: 5, 12, 18, 26
    • June: 23

Location

Winter training sessions will be held indoor at Vantage One.

Spring training sessions will take place at the following locations: 

  • Vernon Indoor: Vantage One
  • Vernon Outdoor: Marshall Fields
  • Kelowna Outdoor: Parkinson Recreation Fields
 

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: 
    • Vernon Pre-Prospects - $300 + tax
    • Vernon Girls Prospects - $300 + tax
    • Vernon Boys Prospects - $275 + tax
    • Kelowna Pre-Prospects - $200 + tax
    • Kelowna Future Caps - $150 + tax
  • 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

To view our policies, please click here.


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