Fernie Skills Academy

  • For motivated Boys and Girls U8 to U15. Play like a pro, the Whitecaps Way.
  • Managed and delivered by Whitecaps FC Kootenay Regional Coach, Sam Heap.
  • Visits by Whitecaps Kootenay Head Coach, Brett Adams.
  • In partnership with Fernie Youth Soccer.


Fall Phase - 10 weeks
  • Sept 20 - Nov 30

Spring Phase - 10 weeks

  • April - June
  • Saturdays April 11,18,25. May 2,9,16. June 6,13,20,27.
  • U9-U11 Boys and Girls - 10:00 to 11:30 am
  • U12-U14 Boys and Girls - 11:45 to 1:15 pm
  • U15-U18 Boys and Girls - 1:30 to 3:00 pm


  • Spring sessions will take place at Max Turk Field, Fernie (in association with Fernie Youth Soccer).

Registration and Payment

Spring Phase - $250 + GST

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
  • Optional - 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.


Local: Head Coach Brett Adams at badams@whitecapsfc.com or 250.777.2173
Vancouver - Toll free 1.855.932.1932 or gopro@whitecapsfc.com