Kootenays West Prospects Academy


  • 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 delivered by Whitecaps FC Kootenays Regional head coach Brett Adams. 
  • Regular visits included from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • Opportunities for travel including Vancouver for training and a Whitecaps FC MLS weekend
  • College and University application support through Collegiate Transition Manager Ryan Clark


  • 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

  • September to December

Winter - 11 Sessions

  • January to March

Spring - 10 Sessions

  • Day – Sundays (for all age groups)
  • First Session – April 9
  • Last Session – June 26 
    • June 26 session runs 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for all players
  • No sessions: May 22, 29, June 12, 19

U11 to U12 Boys & Girls (2004-2005) – 10:00 am to 11:30 am

U13 to U14 Boys & Girls (2002-2003) – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

U15 Boys & Girls (2001) – 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

U16 to U18 Boys & Girls (1998-2000) – 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm



  • Spring Phase
    • First session at Nelson Youth Soccer Indoor
    • Sessions will move to Lakeside Fields once weather improves

Evaluation & Registration

All players must go through an evaluation process and be selected. Please contact gopro@whitecapsfc.com

All returning and new players selected from an evaluation will receive an invite by email to register.


  • Spring Registration: $250 + GST
  • Fees do not include travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach.



  • 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


  • 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.


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