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 U18
  • Player remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring.

      Fall

  • Sept. to Dec, 2013. 10 sessions. Completed

     Winter

  • Jan. to March, 2014. 10 sessions. Now completing.

    Spring

  • April to end of June. 12 sessions. Now registering.

     Pre-Prospects -  U9 to U12  (2005 to 2002)

  • Girls.  Saturdays. 4 to 5.30pm
  • Marshall Fields in Vernon
  • April 5, 12, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21, 28
     
  • Boys.  Saturdays. 4 to 5:30pm
  • Marshall Fields in Vernon
  • April 5, 12, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21, 28

     Prospects - U13 to U18 (2001 to 1996)

  • Girls. Mondays 5:30 to 7pm
  • Marshall Fields in Vernon
  • April 7, 14, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 
     
  • Boys. U13/U14. Fridays. 5.30 – 7pm
  • Marshall Fields in Vernon
  • April 4, 11, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20, 27
     
  • Boys U15/U18. Mondays. 7 to 8:30pm
  • Marshall Fields in Vernon
  • April 7, 14, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
     

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.

Fees:

  • Fees do not include GST.
  • Fees do not include travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach.
  • Spring Phase. 12 weeks. $300. 

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
 

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