The Vancouver Whitecaps FC - in partnership with the British Columbia Soccer Association (BCSA) - are holding evaluations for the 2008 Whitecaps BCSA U-18 Girls team program. This integrated Whitecaps BCSA team of players born in 1990 and 1991 is designed to develop and profile players throughout the province for university, college, W-League and national team opportunities.This Whitecaps BCSA team will also provide transition opportunities to the Whitecaps reserve team.STAFF - Head Coach – Jesse Symons – Head Coach, Girls Prospects- Assistant Coach – Alan Churchard- Support Staff – Includes Bob Birarda, Head Coach Whitecaps WomenPROGRAM - This year’s program has a fine balance of top quality training, competition in tournaments and possible integration into the Whitecaps women’s reserve team.Training- Training once a week beginning the end of January, moving to three times a week by mid-April at the Whitecaps Training Center at Simon Fraser University.- The training will conclude with the Surf Cup on August 4th.Competition- San Diego Surf Cup – August 1st to 4th. - Additional event TBA.Pacific Coast Soccer League- Participation in selected Pacific Coast Soccer League games.SELECTION PROCESSThe Whitecaps are putting on a number of evaluation sessions over the months of January and February. All evaluations will be held at the Whitecaps training facility, SFU field #4. There is no cost for the evaluation sessions. Open Sessions - Updated Two open evaluation sessions will be held on Friday, February 29.- Session 1 from 6:00 to 7:45pm - Session 2 from 8:00 to 9.45pm Invite only Sessions. - After the first two open evaluation sessions, all other sessions will be invite only, and will run on Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:00pm from the middle to the end of February. Final Team Selection- The team will be selected by the end of February. (18 players, including two goalkeepers). - Training will begin end of January and the program will conclude with the Surf Cup August 4th. QUESTIONS Please contact Jesse Symons - click here firstname.lastname@example.orgAll players must register online using the registration link below.