Springbank Prospects Academy

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC have partnered with the Springbank Soccer Club to launch an official Whitecaps Academy Centre.   


  • Prospects Academy for invited boys and Girls U11 to U18. Limited Registration
  • 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 opportunties. 
  • Potential opportunities for selected players to train in the Vancouver Academy Centre. 
  • Led by Whitecaps Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach, Ricky King. Ricky is also the lead coach with the Alberta Soccer Association and Whitecaps provincial prospects program and is closely connected to the Whitecaps Boys Residency and Girls Elite Super REX full time programs in Vancouver. For more information on Ricky King, Click Here


  • Invite Only
  • Boys & Girls U11 to U18
  • One training session per week. 
  • The Prospects Academy will be annual program with 3 phases in the future. The launch of the program will include the Fall/Winter 2017/2018 phase listed below. 

Spring 2018 - 12 Sessions - Saturdays

U9-U12 Boys & Girls - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
U13-U18 Boys & Girls - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

  • April: 28
  • May: 5, 12, 19, 26
  • June: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • July: 7*
    • *Note - July 7 will be a 3-hour camp from 4:30 to 7:30 pm held at Lions Soccer Park. 



Spring 2018

  • April 28th at Springbank Middle School (244235 Range Road 33)
  • May 5th to July 7th at Lions Soccer Park (32224 Springbank Road T3Z 2L9)

Evaluation & Registration

The Whitecaps will work closely with local technical staff to determine suitability for the program. If you would like to request an evaluation, please email Ricky King at rking@whitecapsfc.com
Invites for the program will be emailed directly from the head coach of the program. 
If you have any additional questions, please contact Ricky King, Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach at rking@whitecapsfc.com 
  • Spring 2018: $300 + tax
  • Fees do not include: Travel projects (travel, accommodation, meals, Whitecaps FC ticket if applicable)

  • All new players require a WFC training kit and track suit.
  • One-time kit fee, valid for at least two years in cases of style change.
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + tax
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $105 + tax


To view a copy of our policies, please click here.


Regional Head Coach:
Ricky King - rking@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