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 15th October. Sessions will then move indoor to the Northern Sport Center (UNBC).

Pre Prospects

  • U10 to U12 (2006 to 2004).
  • September 14th – November 25.
  • Girls: Mondays 5:00 pm to 6.30 pm and Wednesdays 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm.
  • Boys: Mondays 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Wednesdays 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm.
  • Sept. 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
  • Oct. 5, 7,12,14 (Last Pre-Prospects outdoor), 19 (First Pre-prospects Indoor), 21, 26, 28
  • Nov. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25

Prospects

  • U14 to U18 (2002 to 1998).
  • September 15th - December 26.
  • Girls: Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm and Thursdays 5.00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Boys: Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Thursdays 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm.
  • Sept. 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
  • Oct. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 (Last Prospects Outdoor) 20 (First Prospects Indoor), 22, 27, 29
  • Nov 3, 5, 10, 12 17, 19, 24, 26

Location

All indoor sessions will take place at the Northern Sports Center at UNBC.


Evaluation

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


Registration

Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

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


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