Sea to Sky Academy

 

Vancouver Whitecaps FC present the Sea to Sky Academy Centre based out of Squamish and in partnership with Squamish Youth Soccer Association (SYSA), Whistler Youth Soccer Club (WYSC), and Pemberton Youth Soccer Association (PYSA).
 


Highlights 

  • Supplemental club training for motivated 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. Additional opportunities for selected players to train in the Vancouver Academy Centre. 
  • All sessions delivered by Whitecaps FC Mainland Head Coach, Martin Herdman with support by Whitecaps FC Girls Elite staff coach, Chris Sargaent.
  • Overseen by Whitecaps FC Pre-Residency and Academy Centre head coach Bart Choufour.
  • Commitment to work closely with Mountain United and the BCSPL as part of the pathway in forwarding players

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

  • Invite Only
  • Boys and Girls U9 - U14
  • Pre Prospects U9 - U12 and Prospects U13 - U14
  • One training session per week*. Ten month program: two integrated phases;  

Winter 2018 - 8 Sessions

Training times will be provided by the academy centre head coach when players are invited to the academy. 

Timeslot 1: 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Timeslot 2: 6:30 to 8:00 pm

February: 19, 26 (These 2 sessions were cancelled due to snow)
March: 5, 12
April: 9, 16, 23, 30
May: 7, 14

Spring 2018 - 6 Sessions 

Training times will be provided by the academy centre head coach when players are invited to the academy.

Timeslot 1: 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Timeslot 2: 6:30 to 8:00 pm

May: 28
June: 4, 11, 18, 25
July: 9

Fall 2018 - 11 Sessions

Training times will be provided by the academy centre head coach when players are invited to the academy. 

Timeslot 1 - 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Timeslot 2 - 6:30 to 8:00 pm

September: 10, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22
November: 5, 12, 19, 26


Location

Sessions will be held at Quest University turf field. 


Evaluation & Registration

If players would like to attend an ID Session, please contact  the Whitecaps FC Soccer Development Administrator at gopro@whitecapsfc.com. 
 
All returning and newly identified players will receive a registration link via email.  
 
Fees:
  • Winter Phase: $200 + GST
  • Spring Phase: $150 + GST
  • Fall Phase: $275 + GST
  • Fees do not include: Travel projects (travel, accommodation, meals, Whitecaps FC ticket if applicable)

Equipment
  • All new players require a WFC training kit and track suit.
    • **Special Offer** - Players who register for the Winter 2018 phase of training with the Sea-to-Sky Academy will be able to purchase a training kit and/or track suit at the below promotional rates: 
      • Training Kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $48 + tax
      • Track Suit (track jacket, pants) - $89 + tax
        • Any players who require a new training kit and/or track suit must order through the invite to the Winter Academy phase; this offer will not be offered at any other time. 
  • 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 a copy of our policies, please click here.


Contact

Head Coach, Lower Mainland Academy Centres:
Martin Herdman - mherdman@whitecapsfc.com or 778.522.0094

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

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2286 or toll free 1.855.932.1932