Springbank Prospects Academy


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


Highlights 

  • 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, Ewan Fisher.

Structure

  • Invite Only
  • Boys & Girls U9 to U16
  • One training session per week. 
  • The Prospects Academy will be an annual program with 3 phases in the future. 

Winter 2018/19 - 12 Sessions - Saturdays

U9-U12 Boys & Girls - 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
U13-U18 Boys & Girls - 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

  • December: 15
  • January: 19, 26
  • February: 2, 9, 16, 23
  • March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Spring 2019 - 9 sessions - Saturdays

U9-U12 Boys & Girls - 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
U13-U16 Boys & Girls - 6:00 to 7:30 p.m

  • Apr: 27, May 4, 11, 25, June: 1, 8, 15, 22, July 7*

*Note - July 7th session is the Spring Summit being held in Calgary. More information to be provided by the coach shortly. 

In addition to working on Skill development, players enrolled in the Spring Academy will be eligible for selection for the Vancouver Whitecaps Summer Showcase for U11 and U12 players. Information will follow regarding this in the Spring phase of training. 

U13 to U16 players will continue to be monitored for future opportunities with the club. 


Location

Spring 2018

  • 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 Ewan Fisher at efisher@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 Ewan Fisher, Alberta Academy Centre Head Coach at efisher@whitecapsfc.com 
 
Fees:
  • Winter 2018/19: $300 + tax
  • Spring 2019: $225 + tax
  • 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.
  • One-time kit fee, valid for at least two years in cases of style change.
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $90 + tax
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $105 + tax

Policies

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


Contact

Regional Head Coach:
Ewan Fisher - efisher@whitecapsfc.com

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

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