Prince George 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 developed by Whitecaps FC staff and delivered by Whitecaps FC Northern Head Coach Wes Barrett.
  • Regular visits included from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • Opportunities for travel including Vancouver for training and a Whitecaps FC MLS weekend.
  • Presented in partnership with Prince George Youth Soccer Association.

 Notifications

  • Parents are encouraged to check their e-mail prior to leaving for training; we will notify all participants of changes to training schedules via e-mail. 
  • In the event that weather conditions do not allow for training, we will do our best to re-schedule the missed session. 

Structure

  • Invite only.
  • Boys and girls U-10 to U-18. (2006 – 1998)
  • In partnership with PGYSA
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring/Summer

Fall

  • 12 weeks. 22 sessions.
  • Training at the Rotary Soccer fields Prince George until October 8th. Sessions will then move indoor to the Northern Sport Center (UNBC).

Pre Prospects

  • U10 to U12 Girls & Boys (2006 to 2004).
  • September 21st – December 7th.

Prospects

  • U14 to U18 Girls & Boys (2002 to 1998).
  • September 22nd - December 12th.

Winter – 22 sessions

Pre Prospects U10 to U12 (2003-2006)

Girls U10 to U12 (2003-2006)

  • Day – Wednesdays & Saturdays
  • Time – 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (Wednesday)
  • Time – 9:30 am to 11:00 am (Saturday)
  • First Session – January 6
  • Last Session – April 16
    • Note no sessions on:
      • January 23
      • January 30 (moved to January 29 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm)
      • March 5
      • March 16 – 26 (Spring Break)
      • April 2
      • April 9

Boys U10 to U12 (2003-2006)

  • Day – Wednesdays & Saturdays
  • Time – 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (Wednesday)
  • Time – 9:30 am to 11:00 am (Saturday)
  • First Session – January 6
  • Last Session – April 16
    • Note no sessions on:
      • January 23
      • January 30 (moved to April 8 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm)
      • March 5
      • March 16 – 26 (Spring Break)
      • April 2
      • April 9

Prospects U14 to U18 (1998-2002)

Girls U14 to U18 (1998-2002)

  • Day – Mondays & Thursdays
  • Time – 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (Mondays)
  • Time – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Thursdays)
  • First Session – January 4
  • Last Session – April 14
    • Note no sessions on:​
      • March 7
      • March 14 to 28 (Spring Break & Easter)
      • April 4
      • April 11

Boys U14 to U18 (1998-2002)

  • Day – Mondays & Fridays
  • Time – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (Mondays)
  • Time – 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (Fridays)
  • First Session – January 4
  • Last Session – April 15
    • Note no sessions on:
      • March 7 
      • March 14 to 28 (Spring Break & Easter)
      • April 4 
      • April 11

Evaluation & Registration

Participation is by invite only from the regional head coach.  All players must go through an evaluation process and be selected. For more information, please contact Northern Academy Head Coach, Wes Barrett at wbarrett@whitecapsfc.com

Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

  • Pre-Prospects. Fall Phase: $520 + GST
  • Prospects. Fall Phase: $520 + GST
  • Pre-Prospects. Winter Phase: $520 + GST
  • Prospects. Winer Phase: $520 + 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

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.
  • 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 Information

Wes Barrett, Head Coach, Northern Academy – wbarrett@whitecapsfc.com 

Whitecaps FC Administratorgopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or 1.855.932.1932 

Sam Lenarduzzi, Whitecaps FC Development Manager - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453