Upper Island Prospects Academy

 


 Highlights

  • Train the Whitecaps Way. Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum.
  • All sessions delivered by Whitecaps FC Island Academy Centre Head Coach Kevin Lindo and Associate Head Coach Larry Stefanek.
  • Connected to the Whitecaps Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunities. 
  • The Whitecaps are committed to work closely with the VIPL and the BCSPL Island Wave as part of the pathway in forwarding players. 
  • 3 Spring program Choices!
    1. Prospects Academy - U8 to U18 Boys & Girls
      • New! All registered players have the option to participate in the Whitecaps Island Travel team program.
    2. New! Spring Future Caps Program - U6 to U8 Boys & Girls
    3. New! Whitecaps Street Soccer League - U9 to U13 Boys & Girls

 

Programs

1. Spring Prospects Academy & Optional Travel Program

  • Pre-Prospects. U8 to U12 Boys & Girls, Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Prospects. U13 to U18 Boys & Girls, Wednesdays, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Limited spaces still available!
    • April: 11, 18, 25
    • May: 2, 9, 16, 23, 26*, 30
    • June: 6, 13, 20
  • All sessions at May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park

Island Cup

  • All players will participate in the Island Cup, May 26th at Kwalikum Secondary School, Qualicum Beach
  • Players will be divided into teams. Player & family social event included. 

Prospects Registration

  • Spring Prospects: $300 + tax
  • All NEW players require a WFC training kit and track suit which is additional. 
  • All players must be evaluated to participate in the pre-prospects and prospects program. 
  • Contact Kevin Lindo at klindo@whitecapsfc.com or (250) 716-6849

Whitecaps Island Travel Team Program

  • Only players who are registered for the Prospects Academy have the OPTION of joining the travel programs below. 
  • Players from both the Upper and Lower Island Academy Centres can take part. 

U9 to U12 

  • select amount of practices coupled with exhibition games versus external teams. 
    • ​April: 15, 22, 29 - Forrest Field, Ladysmith - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    • May: 6, 13, 27 - Layritz Turf, Prospect Lake - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    • June: 3, 10, 17 - Kwalikum Secondary School, Qualicum Beach - 5 to 6:30 p.m.

U13 to U15

  • Represent the Island Academy at the SX Spring Cup tournament in Vancouver from June 22nd to 24th. 
  • ​Sundays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. - 7 training sessions
    • ​April: 29 - Forrest Field, Ladysmith - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    • May: 6, 13, 27 - Layritz Turf, Prospect Lake - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    • June: 3, 10, 17 - Kwalikum Secondary School, Qualicum Beach - 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Prospects Island Team Registration: 

  • U9-U12: $200 + tax
  • U13-U15: $150 + tax (does not include cost for SX Cup tournament)
  • All players must contact Kevin Lindo to determine eligibility for this program
  • Contact Kevin Lindo at klindo@whitecapsfc.com or (250) 716-6849

2. NEW! Spring Future Caps Program

  • 8-week Spring Skills program specially designed for boys and girls of all skill levels. 
  • Ages U6 to U8 with open registration. 
  • All sessions include Whitecaps skills training and lots of game play. 
  • All players receive a Whitecaps training t-shirt. 

Win a Whitecaps FC Jersey with your name on the back!

  • All players that register will be entered into a draw to win an official Whitecaps Jersey with your name on the back. 

Starts May 9 - Limited Registration!

  • Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park
    • May: 9, 16, 23, 30
    • June: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Registration: $120 + tax


3. NEW! Whitecaps Street Soccer League

  • New 8-week Spring program specially designed for boys and girls of all skill levels ages U9 to U13. 
  • Experience the joys of street soccer!
  • Fast paced, action packed with music pumping - this is sure to be a fun experience for all involved. 
  • These small sided competitions provide an excellent development tool that involves quick decision making and a lot of touches on the ball. 
  • All players receive a Whitecaps training shirt. 

Win a Whitecaps FC Jersey with your name on the back!

  • All players that register will be entered into a draw to win an official Whitecaps jersey with your name on the back. 

Starts May 15 - Limited Registration!

  • U9 to U13 Boys & Girls - Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena Dry Floor
    • May: 15, 22, 29
    • June: 5, 12, 19, 26
    • July: 3
  • Note - all players teams are based on registration numbers, teams will be built based on coach discretion and may change throughout the program.
  • Registration: Whitecaps Street Soccer League: $120 + tax.


Policies

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


Contact

If you have any questions or need help registering, please contact:

Head Coach, Vancouver Island Academy Centres
Kevin Lindo - klindo@whitecapsfc.com

Associate Head Coach, Upper Island Academy Centre
Larry Stefanek - lstefanek@whitecapsfc.com

Regional Programs Manager, Soccer Development
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