Sea to Sky Academy

 

Vancouver Whitecaps FC present the Sea to Sky Academy Centre based out of Squamish and in partnership with Squamish Youth Soccer Association (SYSA), Whistler Youth Soccer Club (WYSC), and Pemberton Youth Soccer Association (PYSA).
 


Highlights 

  • 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. Additional opportunities for selected players to train in the Vancouver Academy Centre. 
  • All sessions delivered by Whitecaps FC Sea-to-Sky Regional head coach Graham Murphy.
  • Overseen by Whitecaps FC Pre-Residency and Academy Centre head coach Bart Choufour.
  • Commitment to work closely with Mountain United and the BCSPL as part of the pathway in forwarding players

Structure

  • Invite Only
  • Boys and Girls U9 - U18
  • Pre Prospects U9 - U12 and Prospects U13 - U18
  • One training session per week*. Ten month program: two integrated phases; 
    • *we currently run a phase wrap up training session over the last weekend of each phase which would include two sessions over the same weekend. 
 
Spring 2017 - 17 Sessions

U9 to U12 Boys & Girls (2005-2008)

  • Mondays, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • First Session: Monday, February 6th 
    • February: 6, 20, 27
    • March 6, 13
    • April: 3, 10, 24
    • May: 1, 8, 15, 29
    • June: 5, 12, 19, 24*, 25*
      *Season Wrap Up Sessions on 1 Weekend. More details to follow. 
  • Last Session: Sunday, June 26th
    • No sessions on Feb 13, Mar 20 & 27, Apr 17, May 22.

U13 to U18 Boys & Girls (2004-1999)

  • Mondays, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • First Session: Monday, February 6th
    • February 6, 20, 27
    • March 6, 13
    • April: 3, 10, 24
    • May: 1, 8, 15, 29
    • June: 5, 12, 19, 24*, 25*
      ​*Season Wrap Up Sessions on 1 Weekend. More details to follow. 
  • Last Session: Sunday, June 26th
    • No Sessions on Feb 13, Mar 20 & 27, Apr 17, May 22. 

Fall 2017 - August to November


Location

Spring Phase - Quest University


Evaluation & Registration

If players would like to attend an ID Session, please contact Graham Murphy, Head Coach of the Sea-to-Sky Academy Centre (gmurphy@whitecapsfc.com) or Dylan Acheson, Programs Specialist, Soccer Development (dacheson@whitecapsfc.com). 
 
All returning and newly identified players will receive a registration link via email.  
 
As we have changed the structure of the Sea-to-Sky Academy from a 3 phase structured academy to 2 extended phases. We have reduce the cost of the academy from our standard pricing model when registering for the entire phase. 
 
Fees:
  • Spring phase: $399 + GST
  • Fees do not include: Travel projects (travel, accommodation, meals, Whitecaps FC ticket if applicable)

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 a copy of our policies, please click here.


Contact

Regional Head Coach:
Graham Murphy - gmurphy@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