Prince George 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. Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum
  • All sessions developed by Academy Centres director and head coach, Bart Choufour, and delivered by the Northern Academy Centre head coach
  • Visits included from Whitecaps FC Vancouver based coaching staff
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and additional opportunities
  • Presented in partnership with Prince George Youth Soccer Association

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

  • Pre Prospects, Boys & Girls U9 to U13
  • Prospects, Boys & Girls U14 to U18
  • Invite Only
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; fall, winter and spring.

Fall 2017 - 22 Sessions

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

Pre-Prospects - U9 to U13 Boys & Girls

  • Training Day's: Tuesdays & Fridays
  • Training Times: Girls 5:30 to 7:00 pm, Boys 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  • Session Dates: 
    • September: 8*, 12*, 15*, 19, 22, 26, 29
    • October: 3, 10, 17, 20, 24, 27
    • November: 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
    • December: 1
      • September 8, 12, 15 will be at Rotary field from 5 to 8 pm. 
  • **Note - Indoor training will start on September 19 at UNBC

Prospects - U14 to U18 Boys & Girls

  • Training Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Training Times: Girls 5:30 to 7:00 pm, Boys 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  • Session Dates: 
    • September: 11*, 13*, 18, 20, 25, 27, 
    • October: 2, 4, 11, 18, 23, 25, 30
    • November: 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
      • September 11, 13 will be at Rotary field from 5 to 8 pm
  • **Note - Indoor training will start on September 18 at UNBC. 

Winter 2018

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

Pre-Prospects - U9 to U13 Boys & Girls - 20 Sessions

  • Training Day's: Tuesday's and Friday's
  • Training Time: 
    • Girls Pre-Prospects: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
    • Boys Pre-Prospects 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  • Session Dates: 
    • January: 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
    • February: 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27
    • March: 2, 6, 9, 13, 16

Prospects - U14 to U18 Boys & Girls - 19 Sessions

  • Training Day's: Monday's and Wednesday's
  • Training Time: 
    • Girls Prospects: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
    • Boys Prospects: 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  • Session Dates: 
    • January: 10, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
    • February: 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
    • March: 5, 7, 12, 14, 19

Spring 2018

High Potential Player Event - BC HPP Combine, more details to follow. 

April to July - dates to be confirmed.


Location

  • Fall 2017: 
    • Outdoor facility - Rotary Field
    • Indoor facility - University of Northern BC. 
  • Winter 2018: 
    • Indoor facility - University of Northern BC **Subject to change

Eligibility

  • Players grouped on ability and progress and may be moved at staff discretion
  • All players will be pre-screened through the registration process to ensure suitability
  • Staff reserves the right to refund fees, at any time, if the program is deemed not suitable

Evaluation & Registration

All players must be evaluated to participate. 

Fees

  • Fall 2017: 
    • $525 + GST
  • Winter 2018: 
    • Pre-Prospects: $475 + GST
    • Prospects: $450 + GST
  • Fees do not include any tournaments or travel projects which will be detailed by the regional head coach. 

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

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact:

Head Coach, Northern Academy Centres
Ewan Fisher - efisher@whitecapsfc.com 

Regional Programs Manager, Soccer Development
Sam Lenarduzzi - 
slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or 778.928.0453 

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