Kootenays East Prospects Academy

Highlights

  • For motivated Boys and Girls U10 to U18. Get selected to play with the Whitecaps.
  • Supplemental club training for advanced boys and girls in a professional club environment
  • Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum. 
  • Delivered by Whitecaps FC Kootenay Regional Coach, Sam Heap.
  • Visits by Whitecaps FC Kootenay Head Coach, Brett Adams.
  • Connected to Whitecaps FC's Academy Centre network.
  • Opportunities to take park in Whitecaps MLS weekends in Vancouver and a selected tournament.

Structure 

  • Boys and Girls U10 to U18
  • Ten month program: three phases September though June
  • One 90 minute training session per week

Fall - 11 sessions

  • Weeks of Sept 17 to Nov 19

Winter - 10 sessions

  • Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11 at Gordon Terrace Elementary
  • Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 pm U15 to U18 Boys
  • Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm U15 to U18 Girls
     
  • Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 20*, 26, Mar 5, 10, 12 at Steeples Elementary School
  • Thursdays 5:00-6:30 pm U10 to U12 Boys
  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00 pm U13 to U14 Boys
     
  • Jan 9, 16, 23, 30*, Feb 6, 13, 27, Mar 6
    *Jan 30 session at Laurie Middle School
  • Fridays 5:00-6:30 pm U10 to U12 Girls
  • Fridays 6:30-8:00 pm U13 to U14 Girls

NEW - Add a second session

  • Motivated players can now add a second training sessions
  • winter 2015 - 10 sessions at Parkland Middle School
    Jan 10, 17, 24, 31*. Feb 7, 14, 21**, 28. Mar 7, 14
    *Jan 31 session at Laurie Middle School
    **Feb 21 session at Steeples Elementary School
     
  • U10-12 Boys & Girls - Saturdays 2:00-3:30 pm
  • U13-15 Boys & Girls - Saturdays 3:30-5:00 pm
  • U16-U18 Boys & Girls - Saturdays 5:00-6:30 pm
  • This second session is by Invite Only
  • For more information please contact badams@whitecapsfc.com

Spring - 11 sessions

  • April-June
  • All training sessions held at Moir Park, Cranbrook
     
  • U10-12 Girls
  • Monday 4:30 to 6:00 pm. April 6,13,20,27. May 4,11,18,25. June 1,8,15,22.
  • U10-12 Boys
  • Tuesday 4:30 to 6:00 pm. April 7,14,21,28. May 5,12,19,26. June 2,9,16,23.
  • U13-14 Girls
  • Wednesday 4:30 to 6:00 pm. April 8,15,22,29. May 6,13,20,27. June 3,10,17,24.
  • U15+ Girls
  • Wednesday 7:30 to 9:00 pm. April 8,15,22,29. May 6,13,20,27. June 3,10,17,24.
  • U13-14 Boys
  • Thursday 4:30 to 6:00 pm. April 9,16,23,30. May 7,14,21,28. June 4,11,18,25.
  • U15+ Boys
  • Friday 4:30 to 6:00 pm. April 10,17,24. May 1,8,15,22,29. June 5,12,19,26.

Evaluations

All players must be evaluated and selected. Registration is by Invite Only. Please contact Brett Adams for more details badams@whitecapsfc.com
 

Registration

Fees:

  • Spring Phase: $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

Contact

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

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

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