Northern Academy - Terrace and Kitimat

Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced that the club’s Northern Academy Centre network has expanded to include programs in Terrace and Kitimat. The new programs are in partnership with the Terrace Youth Soccer Association (TYSA) and the Kitimat Youth Soccer Association (KYSA). READ MORE ...


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 Terrace Youth Soccer Association and Kitimat Youth Soccer Association. 

Structure

  • Pre-Prospects, Boys & Girls U9 to U12
  • Prospects, Boys & Girls U13 to U18
  • Invite Only

Spring - 8 Sessions

Pre-Prospects

  • Training Day: Saturday's (U9/U10 - 2:00 to 3:30 pm, U11/U12 - 3:30 to 5:00 pm)
  • First Session: May 6th, 2017
  • Last Session: July 8th, 2017
  • Session Date's: 
    • May: 6, 13, 27
    • June: 3, 10, 17, 24
    • July: 8
  • Training Location:
    • Terrace Youth Soccer Association
    • 3815 Sparks Street, Terrace, BC V8G 5K7

Prospects

  • Training Day: Wednesday's (U13/U14 - 5:00 to 6:30 pm, U15+ - 6:30 to 8:00 pm)
  • First Session: May 10th, 2017
  • Last Session: July 5th, 2017
  • Session Date's: 
    • May: 10, 17, 24, 31
    • June: 7, 14, 28
    • July: 5
  • Training Location: 
    • Terrace Youth Soccer Association
    • 3815 Sparks Street, Terrace BC, V8G 5K7

Spring Summit: 

  • Saturday and Sunday, July 15th/16th, 2017
  • 5v5 Match Play weekend incorporating all 4 Northern Academy Centre Network Locations. Prince George, Cariboo, Prince Rupert, Terrace/Kitimat. 
  • Players will verse other players from other Northern Academy Locations
  • Cost will be included in Spring Academy Registration cost. 
  • Foothills Elementary School
    • 4375 Eaglenest Crescent, Prince George, BC V2M 4Y5

Evaluation & Registration: 

Dates and locations of evaluation sessions to be released soon. To register your interest for an evaluation, please click here.

 All players must be evaluated to participate. All invited players will receive an email from the head coach to register for the program. 

Fee's: 

  • Spring: to be announced soon. 

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 (jacket, pants) - $105 + GST

Policies

To view a copy of our policies, please click here


Contact

Craig Angus - Head Coach, Northern Academy Centres. 
Email: cangus@whitecapsfc.com

Sam Lenarduzzi - Regional Programs Manager, Soccer Development
Email: slenarduzzi@whitecapsfc.com

Whitecaps FC Administrator, Soccer Development
Email: gopro@whitecapsfc.com or (604) 669-9283 ext 2297 or toll free 1 (855) 932-1932