Saskatchewan BMO Academy Centre

Saskatchewan Academy

Highlights

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer has developed a network of 20 academy centres across the country that creates a player pathway to the Whitecaps Boys MLS Academy and Girls Elite program in Vancouver. 

Join Whitecaps FC in Saskatchewan

  • Links directly to the Boys MLS Academy in Vancouver
  • Visits from Whitecaps FC Academy Director
  • Working in partnership with the SSA, supporting the development pathway in the province

Programs

  1. Boys & Girls Academy - U9 - U12.
  2. Goalkeeper Academy - U9 - U14. 
  3. Boys MLS Academy U13 - U18 


Fall 2019

1. Boys & Girls Academy 

  • U9 - U12 (2008 - 2011). Boys and Girls
  • 2 sessions per week -  Saturdays & Sundays - 8:45 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Maximum 36 players.
  • 2 Phases.
    • Phase 1 (Fall-Winter) starts Sept 7, finishes Mar 29 and includes 50 sessions
    • Phase 2 (Spring) starts Apr 4, finishes Jul 18 and includes 25 sessions
  • Additional Events and travel:
    • 1 travel tournament in phase 2
      • Please note: Cost for additional events and travel is separate from program fee. 

2. Goalkeeper Academy 

  • U9 - U14 (2006 - 2011). Boys and Girls
  • 1 session per week -  Thursdays - 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
    • Phase 1 (Fall-Winter) starts November 14, finishes April 9 and includes 20 session 

3. MLS Academy

A. U13 - U14 Boys & Girls.  2006, 2007

  • 3 sessions per week.  Tuesday/ Thursday - 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.,  Saturday - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Maximum 24 players
  • Annual program beginning September 24 and completing July 2020.
  • Additional Events and travel: 
    • Whitecaps Canadian combine.  March 2020 in Vancouver
      • Cost for additional events and travel is separate from program fee.  

B. U15/U16/U17 Boys.  2003, 2004, 2005 

  • 3 sessions per week.  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, October 8 - July 2020 at SaskTel Soccer Centre.
  • Maximum 24 players
    • Timeslot: 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
  • 1 Strength & Conditioning session per week. - Tuesday or Thursday at Mackie Physiotherapy
  • Included Match play:
    • Provincial Soccer League May to July. (8-10 games)
    • Men’s Indoor 9v9 Premier Division Soccer league (20 games)
    • SSA Showcase games (5 games).
  • Included Caps to College
    • Scholarship workshop for player/parents with Ryan Clark, Whitecaps Collegiate transition manager.
    • Support on targeted recruitment profiles and listing on Whitecaps recruitment site 
  • Additional Events and travel: 
    • Whitecaps international Portugal Tour (8 Days)
    • Whitecaps Prairie Showcase in Saskatchewan
    • 2004 & 2005 players will be eligible to participate in the HPP (High Potential Prospects) November 2019 in Vancouver for select players. 
      • Cost for additional events and travel is separate from program fee.  

Please be advised that due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, session dates and time are subject to change. 


Registration & Payment 

Boys & Girls Academy - U9 - U12 (2008 - 2011). Fall 2019 & Winter 2020 (Phase 1): Program fee: $995 + tax. Open Registration.

Goalkeeper Academy - U9 - U14 (2006 - 2011) - Fall 2019 & Winter 2020: Program fee: $525 + tax. Open Registration.

Boys MLS Academy

  • U13/ U14 (2006/2007) Program fee: $1980 + tax (pay in 4 installments of $495; upon registration, September 1, November 1 & January 1)
  • U15/U16/ U17 (2003/2004/2005) Program fee: $2,555 + tax (pay in full), $2.600 (payment plan)
    • Participation in the Boys MLS Academy is through evaluation and invitation only
    • Please direct requests for evaluation to Pedro Dias at pdias@whitecapsfc.com 


Location

U9 to U12 Boys & Girls Academy - Elite Proformance
U13-U14 Boys & Girls Academy - Elite Proformance
U9-U14 Goalkeeper Academy - Sasktel Centre
U15-U17 Boys MLS Academy - Sasktel Centre


Equipment

  • All NEW players apart require a WFC training kit. 
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $90 + tax
  • Optional - Track Suit (jacket, pants) - $105 + tax


Policies

To view our policies, click here


Contact

Head Coach: 
Pedro Dias - pdias@whitecapsfc.com

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

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