Lethbridge Prospects Academy


The Vancouver Whitecaps FC have partnered with the Lethbridge Soccer Association to launch an official Whitecaps Academy Centre in Lethbridge  


Highlights 

  • Prospects Academy for invited boys and Girls U9 to U14. Limited Registration
  • Supplemental club training for motivated boys and girls in a professional club environment. 
  • Train the Whitecaps Way with official Whitecaps FC training curriculum. 
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunties. 
  • Potential opportunities for selected players to train in the Vancouver Academy Centre. 
  • Led by Whitecaps Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach, Ewan Fisher.

Structure

  • Players must participate in a placement session prior to joining the academy.
  • Boys & Girls U9 to U16
  • One training session per week. 
  • The Prospects Academy will be annual program with 3 phases in the future. The launch of the program will include the Fall/Winter 2017/2018 phase listed below. 

Spring 2018 - 12 Sessions

U9 (2009) to U12 (2006) Boys & Girls - Wednesdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
U13 (2005) to U16 (2002) Boys & Girls - Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

  • May: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • June: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • July: 4, 6*
    • *Note - July 6 is a 3 hour mini camp held from 5:00 to 8:00

Fall 2018 - 10 Session

U9 (2010) to U12 (2007) Boys & Girls - Fridays, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
U13 (2006) to U16 (2003) Boys & Girls - Fridays, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

  • September: 28
  • October: 5, 12, 19, 26
  • November: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Winter 2018/19 - 12 Sessions **Registration opens in October**

U9 (2010) to U12 (2007) Boys & Girls - Fridays, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
U13 (2006) to U16 (2003) Boys & Girls - Fridays, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

  • December: 7, 14
  • January: 18, 25
  • February: 1, 8, 15, 22
  • March: 1, 8, 15, 22

Location

Spring 2018

  • May 2 to July 4th - Winston Churchill Outdoor Field (1605 15 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB, T1H 1W4)

Fall & Winter

  • Lethbridge Soccer complex, 2501 28 Avenue S, Lethbridge AB, T1K 7L6

Evaluation & Registration

Players may request a placement session for this academy centre, or receive any other information about the academy by emailing Ewan Fisher, Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach at efisher@whitecapsfc.com 
 
Fees:
  • Spring 18 phase: $300 + tax
  • Fall 2018 phase: $250 + tax
  • Winter 2018/19 phase: $300 + tax
  • Fees do not include: Travel projects (travel, accommodation, meals, Whitecaps FC ticket if applicable)
  • Installment payment plans are available upon request - please connect with the administration staff at gopro@whitecapsfc.com to make the request. 

Equipment
  • All new players require a WFC training kit.
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years in the case of style change
  • Mandatory for all NEW players - WFC Academy Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + tax
  • Optional - WFC Academy Track suit - $105 + tax

Policies

To view a copy of our policies, please click here.


Contact

Regional Head Coach:
Ewan Fisher - efisher@whitecapsfc.com

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

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932