Academy Teams

2020 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 for new players

  • Outstanding technical, tactical and physical development delivered by professionals
  • 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
  • Specialized GK training lead by a qualified GK coach
  • AND involvement in the tournaments listed below, based on the age group

U8 Boys and U8/9 Girls (7-a-side) – April 15th to June 24th – $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 –  TBA
  • Anneswer to Cancer 12-5 pm @ Finlayson – May 10th
  • 12th Annual Vancouver Cup May 16th, go to Whitecaps 430 pm (day trip) –
  • 15th Annual Up-island Classic on the Cowichan Turf –
  • 7th Annual World Cup Invitational at Finlayson –
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June
Registration

Boys U8 Girls U8/U9


U9 to U11 Boys and U10/11 Girls (8-a-side) – April 15th to June 24th – $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
  • Anneswer to Cancer 12-5pm @ Finlayson – May 10th
  • 12th Annual Vancouver Cup May 16th,   go to Whitecaps game 430 pm (day trip) – May
  • 15th Annual Up-island Classic on the Cowichan Turf – June
  • 7th Annual World Cup Invitational at Finlayson – June
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June
Registration

Boys U9-U11 Girls U10-U11


U12 (8-a-side) – April 14th to June 23rd – $375 (+ GST)

  • 22 – 24 Sessions
  • Training – Tuesdays 5:45-7 pm at Lochside Turf and Saturdays or Sundays at Finlayson Turf
  • Braefoot Tourney – Saturday  April TBA
  • Anneswer to Cancer 12-5 pm @ Finlayson – May 10th
  • 12th Annual Vancouver Cup June 13/14th,   go to Whitecaps game 7 pm vs Sounders — overnight trip
  • 15th Annual Up-island Classic on the Cowichan Turf – June
  • 7th Annual World Cup Invitational at Finlayson – June
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June
Registration

Boys U12 Girls U12


U13 to U16 (11-a-side) – April 14th to June 23rd — $495 (+ GST)

  • 22 – 24 — 1.5 hour 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 10th
  • June 13/14th weekend Vancouver trip — play 2/3 games and watch Whitecaps vs Sounders
  • 4th annual Brentwood School 6 vs 6 tournament in May TBA
  • Year end family Pot Luck BBQ and players tournament June 25th at Lochside
Registration

Boys U13-U16 Girls U13-U16

World Cup U12 boys in Seattle 2013

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