Okanagan Goalkeeper 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.
  • Sessions led by Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Goalkeeper Coach Kai Tolpinrud
  • Managed by David Broadhurst Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Centre Head Coach.
  • Includes footwork, diving, handling, shot stopping, crosses, distribution and organization
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities
  • In partnership with TOFC
     

Structure

  • Invite Only
  • Boys and Girls U13 to U18. (2004-1999)
  • Players remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; fall, winter, and spring.

 

Fall 2016 - 12 Sessions

U13 - U18 Goalkeeper Prospects Academy (2004-1999)

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

Winter 2017

  • January through March

Spring 2017

  • April through June

Location

Fall training sessions will take place at Marshall Fields Sports Complex. The first 5 sessions will be outdoors, the remaining sessions will be held indoors. 


Coach Bio

Kai Tolpinrud
  • Hønefoss BK – Goalkeeping coach – Norwegian 1st Division
  • Goalkeeping Coaching at Simon Fraser University
  • Various Goalkeeping Clinics throughout Canada
  • Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer Schools
  • John Craven Soccer Schools

Registration 

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

Fees:

Fall - $300 + GST


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.
  • 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:
Okanagan Head Coach, David Broadhurst - dbroadhurst@whitecapfc.com or 250.550.5489

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