Okanagan Goalkeeper Academy

Highlights

  • Supplemental club training for motivated Boys and Girls in a professional club environment
  • Train the Whitecaps Way with official Whitecaps FC Training Curriculum.
  • Sessions led by Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Goalkeeper Coach Kai Tolpinrud
  • Managed by David Broadhurst Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Centre Head Coach.
  • Includes footwork, diving, handling, shot stopping, crosses, distribution and organization
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities
  • 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

  • Open Registration
  • Boys and Girls U10 to U15. (2008-2003)
  • Players 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. 

Skills Academy - U10 to U15 Boys & Girls (2008-03) - 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 held outside at Marshall Fields in Vernon and then move indoors into the Vantage 1 soccer centre in Vernon. 

Winter 2018

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

  • January through February

Spring 2018

  • April through June

Location

Fall sessions will be held at Marshall Fields and Vantage 1 Soccer Centre.  


Coach Bio

Kai Tolpinrud
  • Hønefoss BK – Goalkeeping coach – Norwegian 1st Division
  • Goalkeeping Coaching at Simon Fraser University
  • Various Goalkeeping Clinics throughout Canada
  • Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer Schools
  • John Craven Soccer Schools

Registration 

Fees:

  • Fall 2017: $300 + tax


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:
Okanagan Head Coach, David Broadhurst - dbroadhurst@whitecapfc.com or 250.550.5489

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