The Vancouver Whitecaps FC have partnered with the Lethbridge Soccer Association to launch an official Whitecaps Academy Centre in Lethbridge
- 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.
- 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
U9 to U16 - Wednesdays
- May 2 to July 4th - Winston Churchill Outdoor Field (1605 15 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB, T1H 1W4)
Evaluation & Registration
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to make the request.
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
To view a copy of our policies, please click here.
Regional Head Coach:
Ricky King - email@example.com
Regional Programs Manager:
Sam Lenarduzzi - firstname.lastname@example.org or 778.928.0453
Whitecaps FC Administrator
email@example.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932