Fernie School Academy


  • The Vancouver Whitecaps in collaboration with the Fernie Academy are offering a formal soccer training academy for ages U8 to U17 for male and female students/athletes that operates in the Fernie school timetable.
  • Athletes must registered in school at the Fernie Academy to participate. 
  • Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum.
  • All sessions developed by Whitecaps FC staff and delivered by Whitecaps FC Kootenays regional head coach Brett Adams
  • Connected to Whitecaps FC's Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities


  • Open to all motivated boys and girls attending School at Fernie Academy
  • Two 10 week training phases, Winter and Spring.
  • Winter Phase. 10 sessions.  Now completed.   
  • Spring Phase. 10 sessions.  Now registering. 
  • Wednesday's April 9,16, 23, 30, May 7,13 (tuesday), 21, 28, June 11,18.    
  • Age block  U8 to 12.   12.30 to 2pm.  Boys and Girls 
  • Age block  U13 to U18.   2 to 3:30pm.  Boys and Girls
  • Limited space for players per block.   



  • Spring phase: $250 + gst.
  • All new players require a Mandatory training shirt $15 + GST
  • Fees do not include GST


  • Interested participants much apply through the School.
  • Please contact Principle Jocelyn Sombrowski at info@thefernieacademy.ca or (250)423-0212


If you have any questions or need help registering, please contact

Head Coach
Brett Adams - badams@whitecapsfc.com or 250.777.2173.

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