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, Ricky King. Ricky is also the lead coach with the Alberta Soccer Association and Whitecaps provincial prospects program and is closely connected to the Whitecaps Boys Residency and Girls Elite Super REX full time programs in Vancouver. For more information on Ricky King, Click Here

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

Location

Spring 2018

U9 to U16 - Wednesdays

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

Evaluation & Registration

Players may request a placement session for this academy centre, or receive any other information about the academy by emailing Ricky King, Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach at rking@whitecapsfc.com 
 
Fees:
  • Spring 18 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:
Ricky King - rking@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