Lethbridge BMO Academy Centre

Lethbridge BMO Academy


The Vancouver Whitecaps FC have partnered with the Lethbridge Soccer Association to launch an official Whitecaps BMO Academy Centre in Lethbridge  


  • Academy for invited boys and girls ages U10 to U18. Limited Registration
  • 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 BMO Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunities. 
  • Potential opportunities for selected players to train in the Vancouver Academy Centre. 
  • Led by Whitecaps Lethbridge Academy Centre Head Coach, Sam Heap.


  • Players must participate in a placement session prior to joining the academy.
  • Boys & Girls U10 to U18

Program Update:

Thank you for your interest in our 2020 Academy Programs. We’re working closely with local, provincial and federal health authorities to finalize an alternative structure that will ensure the health and safety of our players, staff and communities. If you would like to stay in the loop with our academy updates over the coming weeks, please click here. If you have already registered and an academy is later cancelled, we will provide a credit for future training or a refund with no penalty.


  • TBA

Evaluation & Registration

Players may request a placement session for this academy centre. To request an evaluation or for more information, please email Sam Heap, Lethbridge Academy Centre head coach at sheap@whitecapsfc.com 
  • Fees do not include: Travel projects (travel, accommodation, meals, Whitecaps FC ticket if applicable)

  • All new players require a WFC training kit.
  • Mandatory for all NEW players - WFC Academy Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $90 + tax
  • Optional - WFC Academy Track suit - $105 + tax
    • the WFC Academy Track Suit is a requirement for any players in the Cap's to College program to ensure players look the part while travelling for tournaments. 


To view a copy of our policies, please click here.


Regional Head Coach:
Sam Heap - sheap@whitecapsfc.com

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

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