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.
  • Commitment to work closely with TOFC and the BCSPL as part of the pathway in forwarding players

Structure

  • Invite only.
  • Boys and girls U-9 to U-18. (2005 – 1996)
  • Pre Prospects - U9 to U12 and Prospects - U13 to U15+
  • Player remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring.

      Fall - 11 weeks

  • U13 to U14 Boys and U15+ Boys (1996-2001)
  • Friday 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Sept 12, 19, 26. Oct 3, 17.
  • Oct 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28.
     
  • U9 to U12 Girls (2001-2005)
  • Saturdays 10:15-11:45 am
  • Sept 13, 20, 27. Oct 4, 18.
  • Oct 25. Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
     
  • U9 to U12 Boys (2001-2005)
  • Saturdays noon to 1:30 pm
  • Sept 13, 20, 27. Oct 4, 18.
  • Oct 25. Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
     
  • U13 and U14 Girls and U15+ Girls (1996-2001)
  • Mondays 5:45-7:15 pm
  • Sept 15, 22, 29. Oct 6, 20.
  • Oct 27. Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.

     Winter

  • January-March

    Spring

  • April-June

Location

Training sessions will take place at either the Vernon Vantage One Soccer Centre or Marshall Fields.
 


Evaluation

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.
 


Registration

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

Fall Phase

  • $275 + 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) - $75 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $65 + 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:

  • 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 toll free 1.855.932.1932

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