Kootenays West Prospects Academy

Highlights

  • Only a limited number of players will be invited to participate. 
  • Supplemental club training for motivated boys and girls in a professional club environment. 
  • Train the Whitecaps Way with official Whitecaps FC training curriculum
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunities. 
  • All sessions delivered by Whitecaps FC Kootenays Regional head coach Brett Adams. 
  • Visits included from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • College and University application support through Collegiate Transition Manager Ryan Clark

Structure

  • Invite only.
  • Boys and girls U-9 to U-18. (2007 – 1998)
  • Pre Prospects - U9 to U12 and Prospects - U13 to U18
  • Player remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring.

Fall - 11 Sessions

U9-U11 Boys

  • Outdoors: Sundays 10:00 - 11:30 am, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Sundays 10:00 - 11:30 am, November 6 to December 11

U9-U11 Girls

  • Outdoors: Sundays 10:00 - 11:30 am, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Saturdays 12:00 - 1:30 pm, November 5 to December 10

U14 Boys

  • Outdoors: Sundays 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Sundays 1:00 - 2:30 pm, November 6 to December 11

U15 Boys

  • Outdoors: Sundays 1:00 - 2:30 pm, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Sundays 1:00 - 2:30 pm, November 6 to December 11

U12-U14 Girls

  • Outdoors: Sundays 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Saturdays 1:30 - 3:00 pm, November 5 to December 10

U16-U18 Boys

  • Outdoors: Sundays 1:00 - 2:30 pm, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Sundays 2:30 - 4:00 pm, November 6 to December 11

U15-U18 Girls

  • Outdoors: Sundays 1:00 - 2:30 pm, September 25 to October 30
  • Indoors: Saturdays 3:00 - 4:30 pm, November 5 to December 10

Winter 2017

  • January through March

Spring 2017

  • April through June

 


Location

  • Fall Phase
    • Outdoor: Lakeside Park
    • Indoor: Nelson Indoor Soccer Facility

Evaluation & Registration

Participation is by invite only from the regional head coach. Selected players will receive an invite by email to register. 

Fees:

  • Fall: $275 + 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.
  • Approved refunds can take up to six weeks to process. 
  • 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

Head Coach, Kootenay Academy Centres
Brett Adams - badams@whitecapsfc.com

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 toll free 1.855.932.1932

Regional Programs Manager:
Sam Lenarduzzi - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453