Kootenays East Prospects Academy

Highlights

  • Only a limited number of players will be invited to participate. 
  • Supplemental club training for advanced 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 Kootenay Regional Coach, Sam Heap
  • Visits by Whitecaps FC Kootenay Head Coach, Brett Adams. 
  • College and University application support through Collegiate Transition Manager Ryan Clark

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 U10 to U18 (2008-2000)
  • Ten month program: three phases September through June. 

Fall 2017 - 11 Sessions

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

U10 Boys & Girls

  • Thursdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm
    • September: 28
    • October: 5, 12, 19, 26, 
    • November: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • December: 7

U11 to U12 Boys & Girls

  • Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
    • September: 26
    • October: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    • November: 7, 14, 21, 28
    • December: 5

U13 to U14 Boys & Girls

  • Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7:00 pm
    • September: 26
    • October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    • November: 7, 14, 21, 28
    • December: 5

U15 to U16 Boys

  • Thursdays, 5:30 to 7:00 pm
    • September: 28
    • October: 5, 12, 19, 26
    • November: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • December: 7

U15 to U18 Girls

  • Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
    • September: 27
    • October: 4, 11, 18, 25, 
    • November: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • December: 6

U17 to U18 Boys

  • Wednesdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm
    • September: 27
    • October: 4, 11, 18, 25, 
    • November, 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • December: 6

Winter 2018 - 11 Sessions

  • January to March - Dates to be provided.  

High Potential Player Event - HPP PacNW Showcase in Seattle - more details to be provided in the Fall phase of training. 

Spring 2018 

  • April to June

Location

Spring 2017 - Moir Park, Cranbrook


Evaluations & Registration

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

Fees:

  • ​Fall: $275 + GST
  • Fees do not include 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

Head Coach, Kootenay - East Academy Centre
Sam Heap - sheap@whitecapsfc.com

Head Coach, Kootenay Academy Centres
Brett Adams - badams@whitecapsfc.com

Regional Programs Manager:
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