Whitecaps FC Academy Centres are a network of regional training hubs linked through key staff, curriculum, and standards that provide professional supplemental club training for serious, motivated players. Whitecaps FC currently have a network from coast to coast, including locations in Kamloops, the Kootenays, Manitoba, Northern BC, the Okanagan, Squamish, Vancouver, and Vancouver Island, as well as in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. For more information, visit whitecapsfc.com/academy and select the academy in your region.
Below are the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre Players of the Month for June 2019.
BMO London Academy Centre
Hometown: London, Ontario
What her coaches say: "Chloe has shown tremendous growth in her game in the last few weeks, with some fantastic performances in the OPDL for the U-14 girls this summer. A versatile player who can play in various positions, Chloe has excelled as a wide player recently, beating defenders and delivering high quality crosses with both feet. With her great attitude and competitive spirit, Chloe continues to develop and improve. Congratulations on a great month Chloe."
Name: Myles Nazarewicz
Birth Year: 2005
Hometown: London, Ontario
What his coaches say: "Myles is a consistent high performer in centre midfield for the U-14 OPDL boys. A relentless worker with great anticipation skills, Myles has developed the ability to read the game and break up play, winning the ball consistently and becoming influential in our transition game. His great attitude, ability to apply knowledge, and desire to improve is impressive. Congratulations Myles, well deserved!"
BMO Northwest Academy Centres
Name: Todd Misner
What his coaches say: "Constantly striving to overcome any of the challenges he faces during practice, Todd demonstrates a strong commitment to personal development and unwavering desire to always perform at his best in training. Courteous and encouraging to every player he works with, Todd consistently radiates a friendly and supportive demeanour with his teammates. Always supportive, and never losing his enthusiasm for training, we are delighted to recognize Todd as Player of the Month for June."
Name: Judah Dittone
What his coaches say: "Steadfastly ambitious and forever determined to embrace the concepts presented in academy sessions, Judah has made remarkable progress and improved not only his technical skills but also his maturity toward the training process. Still with a strong desire to succeed at every opportunity in training, Judah now demonstrates a concentrated effort on improving and integrating new concepts as a priority. We are excited to see Judah continue his progress, and we are happy to recognize him with June’s award."
Name: Seamus Medeiros
What his coaches say: "A player with maturity far beyond his young years, Seamus has a natural curiosity and polite, approachable attitude that allow him to engage accurately with the training session demands, as well as create respectful rapports with coaches and teammates. Treating every person with the utmost respect, and approaching every training activity with thoughtful application, Seamus has had great success mastering new concepts. Competing with players two to three years older, we are impressed by Seamus’ dedication and look forward to further supporting his progress."