Okanagan Goalkeeper Academy

Highlights

  • Sessions led by Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Goalkeeper Coach Kai Tolpinrud
  • Managed by David Broadhurst Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Centre Head Coach.
  • Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum
  • Includes footwork, diving, handling, shot stopping, crosses, distribution and organization
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities
     

Structure

  • Boys and Girls U9 to U18.
  • Two programs. U9 to U14 open registration for motivated players and U13 to U18 invite only registration for selected players.
  • Players remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; fall, winter, and spring.

FALL
U9 to U14. (2001-2005) 

  • 12 weeks, Sept 13 - Dec 6.

U13 to U18. (1996-2001)

  • 12 weeks, Sept 15 - Dec 8.

Winter
U9 to U14. (2001-2005) 

  • 10 weeks.
  • Open registration for motivated keepers. Boys & Girls.
  • Saturdays noon to 1:30 pm.
  • Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14.

U13 to U18. (1996-2001)

  • 10 weeks.
  • Prospects keepers. Invite only. Boys & Girls.
  • Saturdays 10:15 to 11:45 am.
  • Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14.

Spring

  • April-June
     

Location

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


Coach Bio

Kai Tolpinrud
  • Honefos FC – 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 

U9 to U14. (2001-2005) 

  • 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

Winter Registration:

U13 to U18. (1996-2001)

  • Participation is by invite only from the Okanagan Goalkeeper Head Coach and Academy Centre Head Coach.
  • Selected keepers will receive an invite by e-mail 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

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:
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