Kootenays East Prospects Academy

Highlights

  • Only a limited number of players will be invited to participate. 
  • Supplemental club training for advanced 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 Kootenay Regional Coach, Sam Heap
  • Visits by Whitecaps FC Kootenay Head Coach, Brett Adams. 
  • College and University application support through Collegiate Transition Manager Ryan Clark

Structure 

  • Boys and Girls U10 to U18 (2007-1999)
  • Ten month program: three phases September through June. 

 

Fall - 11 sessions

  • Tuesdays 
    • Outdoor: September 20 - October 25
    • Indoor: November 1 - November 29
  • Wednesdays
    • Outdoor: September 21 - October 26
    • Indoor: November 2 - November 30
  • Thursdays
    • Outdoor: September 22 - October 27
    • Indoor: November 3 - December 1
  • Saturdays *Optional* 
    • Outdoor: October 1 - October 29
    • Indoor: November 5 - December 3

Winter 2017 - 11 Sessions

  • U10 Boys & Girls
    • Thursdays, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
    • Sessions run from January 12th to March 23rd
  • U11-U12 Boys & Girls
    • Tuesdays, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm 
    • Sessions run from January 10th to March 21st
  • U13-U14 Boys & Girls
    • Tuesdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Sessions run from January 10th to March 21st
  • U15-U16 Boys
    • Thursdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Sessions run from January 12th to March 23rd 
  • U15-U18 Girls
    • Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Sessions run from January 11th to March 22nd
  • U17-U18 Boys
    • Wednesdays, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
    • Sessions run from January 11th to March 22nd
  • **Optional 2nd Sessions** U10-U18 Boys & Girls - 11 Sessions
    • U10-U12 Co-ed 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    • U13-U15 Co-ed 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm 
    • U16-U18 Co-ed 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm  
      • Sessions run from January 14th to March 25th. 

Spring 2017

  • April through June

Location

  • Winter 2017
    • Location yet to be confirmed. Will be communicated by the head coach ahead of the start of the Winter phase. 

Evaluations & 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 
    • ​*Optional Second Session* - $225 + GST
  • ​Winter $275 + GST
    • ​*Optional Second Session* - $250 + 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 - $105 + GST

Policies

To view our policies, please click here.


Contact

Head Coach, Kootenay - East Academy Centre
Sam Heap - sheap@whitecapsfc.com

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

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

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