Mainland Girls Academy at SFU

Join Whitecaps FC

  • Be part of the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network.
  • Supplemental Academy training and events in a pro club environment.
  • The Girls Academy Head Coach Maia Vink.
  • Monthly visits from Whitecaps Residency coaching staff and players.

Programs

  1. Girls Academy - U7 to U16. 90 min. Motivated players only. Open registration.
  2. Prospects - U9 to U12. 90 min. By invite only to players from the Girls Academy.
  3. Goalkeeper Academy - U10 to U15. 90 min. All levels. Open registration. Click here.

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Spring 2018

To view info on our previous phases, click here
 

Fall 2018 to Spring 2019

1. Girls Academy

  • Ages at September 2018. U7 (2012) to U14 (2005)
  • 10 months with 2 phases - Phase 1 September. to March. Phase 2 April to June.
  • 90 minute training sessions on Saturdays at SFU. See location details below.
  • Opportunity to be invited to Prospects sessions.

Phase 1 - November Intake - 15 sessions - Saturdays

  • U6 to U7 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am
  • U8 to U10 - 10:15 am to 11:45 am
  • U11 to U12 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • U13 to U16 - 1:45 pm to 3:15 pm
    • Nov. 3, 17, 24. Dec: 1, 8, 15. Jan: 5, 12, 19, 26. Feb: 2, 9, 23. Mar: 2, 9.

Phase 2 - 10 sessions - Saturdays

  • Same training times as Phase 1 above.
    April: 6, 13, 27. May: 4, 11, 25. June: 1, 8, 15, 22.


 

2. Prospects

  • Prospects offers additional training to Girls registered in the Saturday mainland academy.
  • Participation is by invite from the head coach.
  • Targeted to BCSPL pre-intake ages U9 (2010) to U12 (2007) to support participation in the BCSPL.

Phase 1 - 24 sessions

  • Girls U8 (2011) to U11 (2008).
  • 1 additional session. Options of Monday or Thursday evenings at SFU, 6:00pm to 7:30pm.
  • Monday
    • Sept: 10, 17, 24. Oct: 1, 15, 22, 29. Nov: 5, 19, 26. Dec: 3, 10, 13*.
    • Jan: 7, 14, 21, 28. Feb: 4, 11, 25. Mar: 4, 11.
      • *note - December 13th session will be held on Thursday at normal training time for a match play evening
  • Thursday
    • Sept: 13, 20, 27. Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25. Nov: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Dec: 6, 13.
    • Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31. Feb: 7, 14, 21, 28. Mar: 7, 14.

Phase 2 - 22 Sessions

  • Girls U8 (2011) to U11 (2008)
  • Includes tournament match play to be detailed early in 2019.
  • 2 additional sessions. Mondays and Thursdays at 6:00pm - 7:30pm.
    • April: 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 25, 29. May: 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 23, 27, 30.
    • June: 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20.

Registration and Payment

Girls Academy

  • Phase 1 November Intake: $425
  • Phase 2: $275
    • Bundle it! $25 savings.
    • Phase 1 & 2: $675

Prospects

  • Phase 1: $625
  • Phase 2: $525
  • Invited players will receive an email payment link for phase 1.
    • Note: Fees do not include any travel/match events.

Equipment

  • All NEW players require a WFC training kit and track suits
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $105 + GST
    • Important Note: apparel can only be purchased at the beginning of the phase along with your registration. You must order the apparel in package form (ie training kit, track suit). Please use this sizing chart for your order. Exchanges will not be available.

Location and Parking

Simon fraser university (Field #4) in Burnaby. Click here for a printable map: Campus Map and Parking

  • Parents must park at the West Mall Visitors Parkade. This is paid parking but you receive a flat rate of $3.50.
  • There is a 15 minutes grace period in this parkade for drop off and pick up.
  • Cars are not permitted to stop or park along the roadway (fire lane) or service vehicle stalls next to Field #4
  • SFU Campus Security will ticket/tow any parked cars.

Policies

Important:

  • Players are grouped on ability and progress. Players may be moved to different groups/sessions at staff discretion.
  • Staff reserve the right to refund fees if, at any time, the program is deemed unsuitable.

To view our policies, please click here.


Contact

Head Coach
Maia Vink - mvink@whitecapsfc.com

Ongoing Questions:
Whitecaps FC Administration at gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 1-855-932-1932

Technical Questions/Concerns:
Regional Programs Manager - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com