Saskatchewan Prospects Academy

 

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer has developed a network of 20 academy centres across the country that creates a player pathway to the Whitecaps Boys Academy (formerly Residency program) and Girls Elite program in Vancouver. 

Join Whitecaps FC in Saskatchewan

  • Be part of the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network
  • Academy training and events in a pro club environment
  • All sessions led by Whitecaps FC head coaching staff. Bryce Chapman will lead the Boys academy while Jonathon O'Neill will lead the Girls Academy, Prospects, and Future Caps
  • Working in partnership with Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) to support the development pathway in the province

Programs

  1. Future Caps - U7 to U9. All levels. Open registration
  2. Prospects - U10 to U13. Motivated players. Open registration
  3. Girls Academy - U14 to U18. Motivated players. Open registration
  4. Goalkeeper Academy - U10 to U15. All levels. Open registration
  5. Boys Academy - U14 to U18. Motivated Players. Invite only

Win a Whitecaps FC Jersey and scarves!

Register by August 15 and you could win 1 of the following: 

  • 1 of 3 Unity Jerseys with your name on the back! Value up to $140 each
  • 1 of 10 Whitecaps FC Scarves! Value $15 each

1. Future Caps

  • U7 to U9 Boys & Girls
  • Open registration for all levels
  • All sessions include skills training and lots of game play
  • 3 phases: Fall, Winter, Spring. September to June. 

Fall Phase: 13 sessions
Saturdays, 9:00 to 10:15 am
Sept: 8, 15, 22, 29 Oct: 13, 20, 27 Nov: 3, 17, 24 Dec: 1, 8, 15
All sessions at Elite Proformance

Registration and Equipment

  • All players receive a Whitecaps training t-shirt included in fee
  • Fall Registrations: $275 + tax


2. Prospects Academy

  • U10 to U13 Boys & Girls
  • Open registration for motivated players
  • 3 Phases: Fall, Winter, Spring. September to June

Fall Phase: 25 sessions
Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00 to 10:15 am
Sept: 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 Oct: 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Nov: 3, 4, 17, 18, 24, 25 Dec: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15
All Sessions at Elite Proformance

Registration and Equipment

  • All NEW players require a WFC training package. See Equipment details below. 
  • Fall Registration: $495 + tax
  • Questions on this program can be directed to Jonathon O'Neill at joneill@whitecapsfc.com

Special Events and highlights: 

  • Opportunity for selection to travel to represent the club in Vancouver for the Whitecaps Adidas Cup on March 30/31 or April 6/7. Whitecaps MLS Match at BC Place included.
  • Special event/travel fees not included in registration. 

3. Girls Academy

  • U14 to U17 Girls. 
  • Open registration for motivated players
  • 3 Phases: Fall, Winter, Spring. September to June

Fall phase: 12 sessions
Thursdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Sept: 13, 20, 27 Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov: 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec: 6
All sessions at Elite Proformance

Registration and Equipment

  • All NEW players require a WFC training package. See Equipment details below. 
  • Fall Registration: $300 + tax
  • Questions on this program can be directed to Jonathon O'Neill at joneill@whitecapsfc.com

Special Events and Highlights: 

  • Visits by Whitecaps FC Girls Elite Head Coach
  • Opportunity for selection to travel to represent the club in Vancouver at a tournament event
  • For U15 to U17 Girls - College Prep education and opportunities workshop for players & parents with Ryan Clark, Whitecaps Collegiate transition manager
  • Special event/travel fees not included in registration

4. Goalkeepers

  • U10 to U15 Boys & Girls
  • Open registration for players of all levels
  • Includes footwork, diving, handling, shot stopping, crosses, distribution and organization
  • 3 phases: Fall, Winter, Spring. September to June

Fall Phase: 12 sessions
Thursdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Sept: 13, 20, 27 Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov: 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec: 6
All sessions at Elite Proformance

Registration and Equipment

  • All NEW players require a WFC training package. See Equipment details below. 
  • Fall Registration: $300 + tax
  • Questions on this program can be directed to Jonathon O'Neill at joneill@whitecapsfc.com

Special Events and Highlights: 

  • Opportunity for selection to travel to represent the club in Vancouver at a tournament event
  • Special event/travel fees not included in registration

5. Boys Academy

  • Links directly to the Boys Academy in Vancouver
  • Invite selection only. Full time program. U14 to U18 Boys
  • Annual program commitment. 4 payment phases
  • All sessions at Elite Proformance 

U14 to U15 Whitecaps

  • Weekdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm, Weekends, 10:15 to 11:45 am
    • Sept: 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 Oct: 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 Nov: 5, 6, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 27
    • Dec: 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15 Jan: 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28, 29 Feb: 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30
    • Mar: 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30 Apr: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 13, 15
    • Apr: 16, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27 (x2), 28 (x2), 30 May: 4, 6, 7, 11, 14, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28 June: 1, 3, 4
  • Strength resistance training is optional and can be arranged directly with Mackie Fitness

U16 to U18 Whitecaps

  • Weekdays, 6:30 to 8:00 am, Weekends 11:45 to 1:15 pm
    • Nov: 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30 Dec: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17
    • Dec: 18, Jan: 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31 Feb: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 25, 26, 28
    • Mar: 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30 Apr: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13
    • Apr: 15, 16, 18, 22, 23 May: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30 June: 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29 Jul: 4, 6
  • Strength resistance training will follow the format as per the Vancouver Academy; There will be approximately 1 session a week. For those that would like optional additional sessions this can be arranged with Mackie Fitness

Registration and Equipment

  • All NEW players require a WFC training package. See Equipment details below
  • Annual Registration. 4 payment phases of $495 + tax. On registration, Dec 1, Feb 1, May 1
  • Participation is by head coach invite only
  • Please direct requests for evaluation to Jonathon O'Neill at joneill@whitecapsfc.com

Special Events and Highlights (opportunities based on age): 

  • Visits from Whitecaps FC Academy Director
  • U14/U15 players will represent Saskatchewan at the Whitecaps Canadian Academy Combine in Vancouver March 16-22
  • U15/U16 players will be identified for a High Potential Player Combine in Vancouver, November 20-25
  • U16-U18 players will travel to represent the club at the Showcase event. 
    • Special event/travel fees not included in registration
  • Match play in the Showcase series wil continue. Matches are included in Training Schedule on Saturdays
    • Showcase series league fees are not included in registrations

University Prep; Caps to College program now included: 

  • Scholarship workshop for player/parents with Ryan Clark, Whitecaps Collegiate transition manager
  • Includes putting together individual targeted scholarship recruitment profiles
  • Includes listing on the Whitecaps recruitment site

Equipment

  • All NEW players apart from Future Caps require a WFC training kit and track suit. 
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + tax
  • Mandatory - Track Suit (jacket, pants) - $105 + tax

Policies

To view our policies, click here


Contact

Associate Head Coach: 
Bryce Chapman - bchapman@whitecapsfc.com or (306) 230-1313

Associate Head Coach: 
Jonathon O'Neill - joneill@whitecapsfc.com or (306) 262-0944

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or toll-free at 1-(855) 932-1932

Regional Programs Manager: 
Sam Lenarduzzi - slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com or (778) 928-0453