Mainland Boys BMO Academy at SFU

British Columbia Academy

Highlights

  • Be part of the Whitecaps FC BMO Academy Centre network.
  • Supplemental Academy training and events in a professional environment.
  • Challenging and motivating players technically and tactically through a variety of game-based drills.
  • Monthly visits from Whitecaps Boys MLS Academy coaching staff.

Programs

  1. Boys Academy - U7 to U15. 90 min. Motivated players only. Open registration.
  2. Prospects - U8 to U11. 90 min. By invititation only to players from the Boys Academy.
  3. Goalkeeper Academy - U10 to U18. 90 min. All levels. Open registration. For more information, Click here.

Spring 2019

1. Boys Academy

  • Ages as of September 2018: U7 (2012) to U15 (2004)
  • 10 months with 2 phases:
    • Phase 1: September - 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 2 (Spring) - 10 sessions - Sundays

April: 7, 14, 28. May: 5, 12, 26. June: 2, 9, 16, 23.
No session May 19.

  • U7 to U9 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
  • U10 to U11 - 10:45 am to 12:15 pm
  • U12 to U15 - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
  • *Note – some prospect players may be asked to train in a different time slot from their standard age group 

2. Prospects Academy

  • 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 U9 (2010) to U11 (2008) to support participation in the BCSPL
  • Includes exhibition matches, Ranier Challenge Tournament. 

Phase 2 (Spring) - 23 sessions - Wednesdays & Thursdays

April: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 24, 25. May: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30. June: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20.

  • Wednesdays:
    • U8 to U9 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    • U10 to U11 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursdays:
    • U8 to U9 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    • U10 to U11 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Fall 2019

Registration opens soon!


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 and Payment

Boys Academy

  • Phase 2: $275 + tax
  • To register, please use link below

Prospects

  • Phase 2: $550 + tax
  • Prospects Academy Team Camp: $179 + tax
  • Invited players will receive an email payment link for phase 2.
    • Note: Fees do not include any travel/match events. 

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

Ongoing Questions:
Whitecaps FC Administration at gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 1-855-932-1932

Technical Questions/Concerns:
Regional Programs Manager - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com