Mainland Boys BMO Academy at SFU

British Columbia Academy

November Intake Registration Is Now Open

New or returning players can register for a November 17th start.

  • Be part of the Whitecaps FC BMO Academy Centre network.
  • Supplemental Academy training and events in a professional environment.
  • Monthly visits from Whitecaps Boys MLS Academy coaching staff.

Club Structure:

In addition to the academy the Whitecaps FC BMO Academy system includes: 

Staff: The Boys Academy, Prospects and Pre-Boys MLS Academy team is led by head coach Bart Choufour and assisted by Paul Thompson.


Programs

  1. Boys Academy (November Intake 2019) U7 - U15. 90 min. Motivated players only. Open registration.
  2. Prospects (Fall 2019) U8 - U12. 90 min. By invite only to players from the Boys Academy.
  3. Goalkeeper Academy - U10 - U18. 90 min. All levels. Open registration. For more information, click here.

For Girls Academy programs, click here.

 

Fall 2019

1. Boys Academy (November Intake 2019 - Spring 2020)

  • Ages as of September 2019: U7 (2013) - U16 (2004)
  • 10 months with 2 phases:
    • Phase 1: November Intake - March.
    • Phase 2: April - June.
  • 90 minute training sessions on Sundays at SFU. See location details below.
  • Opportunity to be invited to Prospects sessions.

Phase 1 (November Intake 2019 & Winter 2020) - Sundays

  • U7 - U9 (2011 - 2013) - 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • U10 - U11 (2009 - 2010) - 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • U12 - U16 (2004 - 2008) - 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • *Note – some prospect players may be asked to train in a different time slot from their standard age group 

November: 17, 24
December: 1, 8, 15
January: 5, 12, 19, 26

February: 2, 9, 23

March: 1

No session November 10, February 16 

Phase 2 (Spring 2020) - Sundays

April: 5, 19, 26
May: 3, 10, 24, 31
June: 7, 14, 21, 28
No session April 12, May 17

2. Prospects Academy (Fall 2019 & Winter 2020)

  • The Prospects program offers additional training to boys already registered in the Sunday BMO SFU Academy.
  • Participation is by head coach invite only.
  • Targeted to BCSPL pre-intake ages U8 - U12 to support participation in the BCSPL.
  • Includes exhibition matches & potential invitation to tournaments.

Phase 1 (Fall 2019 & Winter 2020) - Wednesdays or Thursdays

  • Wednesdays:
    • U8 -  U12 (2008 - 2012) - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays:
    • U8 - U12 (2008 - 2012) - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

September: 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
October: 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
November: 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
December: 4, 5, 11, 12, 18
January: 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
February: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
March: 4, 5, 12
No session October 31


Location and Parking

Simon Fraser University (Field #4) in Burnaby. Click here for a printable map: Campus Map and Parking

  • Parents must park at the West Mall Visitors Parkade. This is paid parking with a flat rate of $3.50.
  • There is a 15 minute grace period in this parkade for drop off and pick up.
  • Cars are not permitted to stop or park along the roadway (fire lane) or service vehicle stalls next to Field #4
  • SFU Campus Security will ticket/tow any parked cars.

Registration & Payment

Boys Academy - November Intake 2019 - Spring 2020

  • Phase 1 (November Intake 2019 & Winter 2020): $350 + tax
  • Phase 1 & 2 bundle (November Intake 2019, Winter 2020 & Spring 2020): $625 + tax - save $50!
  • To register, please use link below

Prospects Academy - Fall 2019 - Winter 2020

  • Phase 1 (Fall 2019 - Winter 2020): $625 + tax
  • Invited players will receive an email payment link for phase 1.  

Equipment

  • All NEW players require a WFC training kit and track suits
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $90 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $105 + GST
    • Important Note: apparel can only be purchased at the beginning of the phase along with your registration. You must order the apparel in package form (ie training kit, track suit). Please use this sizing chart for your order. Exchanges will not be available.

Policies

Important:

  • Players are grouped on ability and progress. Players may be moved to different groups/sessions at staff discretion.
  • Staff reserve the right to refund fees if, at any time, the program is deemed unsuitable.
  • To view our policies, please click here.

Contact

Technical Manager:

Questions:

Whitecaps FC Administration at gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 1.855.932.1932

Regional Programs Manager:
Sam Lendarduzzi - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com