WHITECAPS LAUNCH 2019/2020 ALBERTA PROGRAMS
Highlights include fall full time academy and summer prospect ID camps with Vancouver staff
CALGARY, AB – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced their upcoming Summer and Fall 2019 Programming in Alberta. This includes the full-time Boys Alberta MLS Academy that links to the Boys MLS Academy in Vancouver. The program in Alberta has also been restructured to U13 to U15 to align with the newly launched U13/U14 Pre-MLS Academy in Vancouver.
The Boys Alberta MLS Academy is led by Whitecaps FC Alberta Head Coach Ewan Fisher and supported by visits from Vancouver based staff. Selected players train in the mornings and have a customized competition schedule. Players will also have access to the High Potential Prospects camps & combines held in Vancouver with Boys MLS Academy identification staff.
On the female side, Alberta Soccer will continue their Girls REX program and align with Whitecaps FC’s pathway to the Girls Super REX program in Vancouver. Whitecaps FC remain in partnership with Alberta Soccer Association on their Girls REX program, providing a pathway to the Girls Super REX program in Vancouver. The Whitecaps are also committed to supporting the Alberta Provincial Program via local player identification and scouting events, as well as supporting the partnership with the Calgary Minor Soccer Association on benefits for interested partner clubs.
In addition to the full-time programs, Whitecaps regional BMO Academy Centre training will be offered for U9 to U14 players in Calgary, Springbank, Lethbridge, Canmore, and Okotoks beginning in the fall.
As part of the Whitecaps summer plans, Prospects ID day camps will run in Calgary from August 12th-16th at the Calgary Soccer Centre and August 19th to 23rd at the Springbank Lions’ Field. In addition, the first Overnight Prospects camp in Alberta will be hosted at Mount Royal University in Calgary from August 6th-9th. All camps are led by Ewan Fisher with Vancouver support staff. The new U13/U14 Whitecaps Pre-MLS Academy Head Coach will also attend the overnight camp as well as work closely with Fisher on player selection & identification opportunities for programs in both Alberta and Vancouver.
For details and registration for the Whitecaps 2019/2020 programs, click here
If you have additional questions, please contact Ewan Fisher, Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250.613.8772.