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

  • Invite Only
  • Boys & Girls U9 to U14
  • 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. 

Fall/Winter 2017/2018 - 15 Sessions

U13 to U14 Boys & Girls (2004-2005) - Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:30 pm 

  • October: 24
  • November: 7, 14, 21, 28
  • December: 5, 12, 19
  • January: 16, 23, 30
  • February: 6, 13, 27
  • March: 6
    • No session October 31st or February 20th
    • Winter break from December 20th to January 15th

U9 to U12 Boys & Girls (2006-2009) - Fridays, timeslots below: 
- Time Slot 1: U9 to U10 Boys & Girls - 2:30 to 4:00 pm
- Time Slot 2: U11 to U12 Boys & Girls - 4:00 to 5:30 pm

  • October: 27
  • November: 3, 10, 17, 24
  • December: 1, 8, 15
  • January: 12, 19, 26
  • February: 2, 9
  • March: 2, 9
    • Winter Break from December 16th to January 11th 

Location

Fall/Winter 2017/18 - Location to be confirmed.


Evaluation & Registration

The Whitecaps will work cloesly with Lethbridge Soccer Association to select the players for the program based off of an interest registration. If you're interest in being invited to participate in the academy, please click below. 
 
All players who submit an interest registration will be eligible to participate in the first session for their age group, see details below: 
  • U9 to U10 Boys & Girls Evaluation Session: October 27th, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
  • U11 to U12 Boys & Girls Evaluation Session: October 27th, 2:30 to 4:00 pm
  • U13 to U14 Boys & Girls Evaluation Session: October 24th, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
 
 
Please note that if selected you will receive an email invite from the head coach prior to officially register for the program. 
 
The deadline date for submitting your interest is October 20, 2017
 
If you have any questions, please contact Ricky King, Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach at rking@whitecapsfc.com 
 
Fees:
  • Fall/Winter 2017/18 phase: $375 + tax
  • Fees do not include: Travel projects (travel, accommodation, meals, Whitecaps FC ticket if applicable)

Equipment
  • All new players require a WFC training kit and track suit.
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + tax
  • Mandatory - 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