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 regional associate coaches Sonny Pawar & Ross Holtom.
  • 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.
     

Structure

  • Invite only.
  • Boys and girls U-10 to U-18. (2005 – 1997)
  • Pre Prospects - U10 to U12 and Prospects - U14 to U18
  • In partnership with PGYSA
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring/summer

Fall

  • 10 weeks. 19 sessions.
  • Training at the Northern Sport Center (UNBC).

Pre Prospects

  • U10 to U12 (2005 to 2003).
  • October 1 - December 14.
Prospects
  • U14 to U18 (2002 to 1997).
  • September 29 - December 6.
Winter
  • Training at the Northern Sport Center (UNBC).

Pre Prospects

  • U10 to U12 (2005 to 2003).
  • 8 sessions at 90 mins.
  • January 9 - March 31.
  • Girls: Mondays 5:00 to 6:30 pm.
  • Boys: Mondays 6:30 to 8:00 pm.
  • Jan 5, 12, 19, 26. 
  • Canada Winter Games break, all of February.
  • March 9, 16, 27, 31.
  • Please note that there are training sessions on Friday March 27th and Tuesday March 31st with same start times.
Prospects
  • U14 to U18 (2001 to 1997).
  • 16 sessions. 8 sessions at 90 mins. 8 game sessions at 60 mins.
  • January 7 - April 8.
  • Girls: U14 Wednesdays 5:00 to 6:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 to 9:30 am.
  • Girls: U18 Wednesdays 6:00 to 7:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 to 9:30 am.
  • Boys: U14 Wednesdays 7:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturdays 9:30 to 11:00 am.
  • Boys: U18 Wednesdays 8:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturdays 9:30 to 11:00 am.
  • Jan 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
  • Canada Winter Games break, all of February.
  • March  7, 11, 14, 18, 21. April 1, 8
  • *Please note that times on January 17th and March 14h have been moved up an hour. Girls will start at 7am and boys will start at 8:30am*
 Spring
  • Synced with PGYSA Select Programming and tournaments

Pre Prospects

  • U10 to U12 Boys & Girls
  • 23 sessions total (includes Spring Summit sessions below)
  • 2 sessions per week at 90 minutes each
  • Girls: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00 to 6:30 pm
  • Boys: Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • May 11,13,20,25,27. June 1,3,8,10,15,17,22,24,29. July 6,8,13,15,20,22.

Prospects

  • U14 to U16/18 Boys & Girls
  • 24 sessions total (includes Spring Summit sessions below)
  • 2 sessions per week at 90 minutes each
  • Girls: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 to 6:30 pm
  • Boys: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • May 12,14,19,21,26,28. June 2,4,9,11,16,18,23,25,30. July 2,7,14,16,21,23.

Spring Summit - for all players

  • July 24, 25, 26th 2015 at Rotary Fields in Prince George
  • 3 day finale with one 90 minute training session per day
  • Pre-Prospects Boys & Girls - 9:00-10:30 am
  • Prospects Boys & Girls - 11:00-12:30 pm
  • Players travel to train with Prince George Prospects Academy
  • Includes a Vancouver coaching staff and player visit

Location

All indoor winter sessions will take place at the Northern Sports Center at UNBC.
All spring sessions at PGYSA Rotary Fields



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 Sonny Pawar - spawar@whitecapsfc.com or 250.649.5856
 


Registration

Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

  • Pre-Prospects. Fall Phase: $450 + GST. Winter Phase: $200 + GST. Spring Phase: $550 + GST.
  • Prospects. Fall Phase: $450 + GST. Winter Phase: $330 + GST. Spring Phase: $575 + 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 Information

Local
Sonny Pawar - Whitecaps FC Associate Head Coach - spawar@whitecapsfc.com or 250.649.5856
Ross Holtom - Whitecaps FC Associate Head Coach - rholtom@whitecapsfc.com or 250.981.4401
Vancouver
Whitecaps FC Administrator - gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932
Sam Lenarduzzi - Whitecaps FC Development Manager - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453