Academy Teams

2019 Academy Teams

Our Academy Team Program is available to new and returning players who have good technical skills and a strong desire to improve. We provide professional coaching aimed at developing players beyond the level of club.

The Academy Team Program has been designed for players who wish for a high performance training and competition environment. This training format duplicates player development methods used by leading soccer nations around the world. By using these valuable and effective training methods in parallel with specialized player development curriculums, each player will experience exponential growth and reach their personal goals. WCS Academy Team Program is delivered by licensed, qualified, dedicated coaches and is perfect for players who are serious about their development.

Players will learn to play the Barcelona way… an attacking/possession based system taught be professional coaches.

Program Features

WC Umbro jacket or two long sleeve dry fit shirts

  • Outstanding technical, tactical and physical development delivered by professionals
  • Each team will have a licensed, qualified and dedicated coach
  • Players are provided with performance tracking information to accurately measure their own progression
  • Specialized GK training lead by a qualified GK coach
  • A positive and demanding learning environment
  • Training kits will be provided (socks,shorts, dry-fit top and WC Jersey)
  • Players will train/play 2 times per week
  • 5 games against local opponents
  • AND involvement in the tournaments listed below, based on the age group

U8 Boys and U8/9 Girls (7-a-side) – April 13th to June 26th – $275 (+ GST)

  • 22 – 24 Sessions
  • Training – Wednesdays 6-7 or 7-8 pm and Saturdays 4-5 or 5-6 pm at Finlayson Turf
  • Braefoot Tourney – Saturday April 27th
  • Anneswer to Cancer 12-5 pm @ Finlayson – May 11th
  • 11th Annual Vancouver Cup, go to Whitecaps 4 pm (day trip) – May 25th
  • 14th Annual Up-island Classic on the Cowichan Turf – June 8th
  • 6th Annual World Cup Invitational at Finlayson – June 15th
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June 26th
Registration

Boys U8 Girls U8/U9


U9 to U11 (8-a-side) – April 13th to June 26th – $375 (+ GST)

  • 22 – 24 Sessions
  • Training – Wednesdays 6-7 or 7-8 pm and Saturdays 4-5 or 5-6 pm at Finlayson Turf
  • Braefoot Tourney – Saturday  April 27th
  • Anneswer to Cancer 12-5pm @ Finlayson – May 11th
  • 11th Annual Vancouver Cup,   go to Whitecaps game 4 pm (day trip) – May 25th
  • 14th Annual Up-island Classic on the Cowichan Turf – June 8th
  • 6th Annual World Cup Invitational at Finlayson – June 15th
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June 26th
Registration

Boys U9-U11 Girls U10-U11


U12 to U16 (11-a-side) – April 13th to June 25th – $495 (+ GST)

  • 22 – 24 Sessions
  • Training – Tuesdays 5:45-7:15 pm or 7:15-8:45 pm at Lochside Turf – Sat or Sun at Finlayson
  • Anneswer to Cancer tournament, 12-5pm @ Finlayson Turf, May 11th
  • June 22/23rd weekend Vancouver trip — play 2/3 games and watch Whitecaps vs Colorado
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June 25th at Lochside
Registration

Boys U12-U16 Girls U12-U16

World Cup U12 boys in Seattle 2013

World Cup U12 girls meet Canada National Women’s Coach John Herdman 2015