Ottawa – Gloucester Academy Centre

Highlights

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer have partnered with the Ottawa Gloucester Hornets to create the “Ottawa - Gloucester Academy Centre”. 

As part of the partnership the Whitecaps have named James Parry as head coach where he will manage all technical programs and coach development for the Ottawa Gloucester Hornets.  He will be assisted Jay Da Costa.  News Release here.

Alongside the Hornets technical services, Parry will build complementary programs through the Whitecaps Ottawa Gloucester Academy Centre.  These will include:

  • Future Caps - U5 to U8
  • Pre prospects - U9 to U12
  • Prospects travel program - U13 to U17. Full training and travel 
  • Summer Camp program  

Structure

  • 10-week phases part of 3 phase academy training program. 
  • By Invite only, U9-U11 boys and girls players. 

Spring 2018 - 8 Sessions

U5 to U8 Boys & Girls - Saturdays 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
U12 to U14 Boys & Girls - Saturdays 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
U15 to U18 Boys & Girls - Saturdays 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

  • March: 24, 31
  • April: 7, 14*, 21, 28
  • May: 5, 12
    • Note - April 14th session will start 30 minutes earlier than time listed above. 

U9 to U11 Boys & Girls - Fridays, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

  • April: 13, 20, 27
  • May: 4, 11

Location

Spring Phase - Gloucester Superdome


Registration

  • Invite only.  Invites to the program will be provided by the head coach of Ottawa Academy Centres
  • If you are interested please contact jparry@whitecapsfc.com

Fees: 

  • Spring Phase: $135 + HST
    • Pre-Prospeect 5 session add-on: $85 + HST
  • All new players require a WFC training kit (academy jersey, shorts, socks) - $80 + HST
  • All new players not in the summer academy program require a WFC training kit (academy jerseys, shorts, socks) - $80 + HST
    • Training kit is guaranteed for up to 2 years in the case of a new training kit being reintroduced. 
    • Returning players from the Summer program can use the training kit purchased then. Returning players have the option to purchase the academy jersey at $40 + HST on registration only.
  • *Optional* - WFC Track Suit (track jacket, pants) - $105 + HST

Policies: 

To view a copy of our policies, please click here


Contact: 

James Parry - Head Coach, Ottawa Academy Centres
jparry@whitecapsfc.com

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

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