Okanagan Prospects Academy

Highlights

  • Only a limited number of players will be invited to participate.
  • 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 opportunities.
  • All sessions delivered by Whitecaps FC Okanagan Regional head coach David Broadhurst.
  • Overseen by Whitecaps FC Pre-Residency and Academy Centre Head Coach, Bart Choufour                               
  • Visits from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • In partnership with TOFC

BC Academy Centre - High Potential Prospect (HPP) Program

  • This academy centre is proud to participate in the BC Academy Centre HPP Program which provide's players participating in our regional academy centres the opportunity to represent the club at various event's throughout the year. To read more about this exciting opportunity, click here. 

Structure

  • Boys and girls U-6 to U-18. (2012 – 2000)
  • Future Caps - U6 to U8 - Open Registration
  • Pre-Prospects - U9 to U12 and Prospects - U13 to U18 - Invite Only
  • Player remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; Fall, Winter and Spring.

Fall 2017 - 12 Sessions

High Potential Player Event - HPP Challenge in Vancouver on October 13-15, more details to follow. 

Prospects - U13/14 & U15+ Boys (2005-00) - Monday's 5:30 to 7:00 pm

  • September: 11, 18, 25
  • October: 2, 16, 23, 30
  • November: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • December: 4
    • First 5 sessions will be outside at Marshall Fields in Vernon and then move indoors into the Vantage 1 soccer centre in Vernon. 

Prospects - U13/14 & U15+ Girls (2005-00) - Wednesday's 5:30 to 7:00 pm

  • September: 13, 20, 27
  • October: 4, 11, 18, 25
  • November: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • First 5 sessions will be outside at Marshall Fields in Vernon and then move indoors into the Vantage 1 soccer centre in Vernon. 

Pre-Prospects - U9 to U12 Boys & Girls (2009-06) - Friday's 5:30 to 7:00 pm

  • September: 15, 22, 29
  • October: 6, 20, 27
  • November: 3, 10, 17, 24
  • December: 1, 8
    • First 4 sessions will be outside at Marshall Fields in Vernon and then move indoors into the Vantage 1 soccer centre in Vernon. 

Future Caps - U6, U7 & U8 Boys & Girls (2012-10) - Friday's 4:15 to 5:15 pm - 10 sessions - Open Registration

  • September: 15, 22, 29
  • October: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • November: 3, 10, 17
    • First 5 sessions will be outside at Marshall Fields in Vernon and then move indoors into the Vantage 1 soccer centre in Vernon. 

We are happy to also re-launch our Vernon Goalkeeper Skills Academy for U10 to U15 Boys and Girls. To read about the structure of this program, click here

Winter 2018 - 10 sessions

High Potential Player Event - HPP PacNW Showcase in Seattle, more details to follow. 

January to March - Dates to be determined


 

Location

Winter training sessions will be held indoor at Vantage One.

Spring training sessions will take place at the following locations: 

  • Vernon Indoor: Vantage One
  • Vernon Outdoor: Marshall Fields
  • Kelowna Outdoor: Parkinson Recreation Fields
 

Evaluation & Registration

Participation is by invite only from the regional head coach. Selected players will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees:

  • Fall 2018 Registration: 
    • Vernon Prospects - $300 + tax
    • Vernon Pre-Prospects - $300 + tax
    • Vernon Future Caps - $175 + tax
  • Fees do not include travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach.
Vernon Future Caps                                              

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 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $105 + GST

Policies

To view our policies, please click here.


Contact

Head Coach:
David Broadhurst at dbroadhurst@whitecapsfc.com or 250.550.5489

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1.855.932.1932

Regional Programs Manager:
Sam Lenarduzzi - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453