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OKANAGAN SCHOOL ACADEMY
The link below will take you directly to complete program information & registration
www.Whitecapsfc.com/okanagan


"Committed to Athletic & Academic Excellence"
ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT YOUR SOCCER EDUCATION?
ARE YOU READY TO BE CHALLENGED?
PROGRAM STRUCTURE
Vancouver Whitecaps FC in collaboration with North Okanagan Youth Soccer Association and School District #22 offer a high performance training academy for male and female athletes from grade 8 through 12. The academy operates within the school timetable and caters to athletes who are committed to academic and athletic excellence.

PROGRAM BENEFITS
Whitecaps FC curriculum that includes technical development, speed, strength, and power training, as well as nutrition and sport psychology Approved course credits for both Principle of Soccer and for Physical Education Preparation for both regional and Whitecaps FC club programs Provides opportunities to be part of a larger scouting network including colleges, universities and Whitecaps FC programs.

QUICK FACTS

The Whitecaps FC Vernon School Academy is a North Okanagan Youth Soccer Association DDC Program and is partner with the School District No.22. 

  • Whitecaps FC Okanagan School Academy is in it's 4th year of operation
  • 70 student-athletes registered 2012 / 2013
  • Board of Education approved course credits for both Principle of Soccer and for Physical Education
  • Program operates over one semester from September to the end of January
  • Five ½ day sessions per week
  • Student/athletes are from all secondary schools in the School District No. 22  - all schools are on a common timetable and this allows school to accommodate the course scheduling process with specialty programs. 
  • Students are bussed to and from the facility to their schools

HOMESTAY OR COMMUTE?

If you do not live in the School District No. 22 catchment area and daily driving (carpooling) to the program is not a preferred option the School District has a well structured Homestay program.

More info is available on the School District No. 22 website at http://sd22.bc.ca//international/living.htm

VERNON SCHOOL ACADEMY

                    TECHNICAL STAFF                     

DAVID BROADHURST

UEFA B Coaching license; English FA Level 2 Coaching Certificate;

English FA Level 1   Summer 2011 - UEFA A (Part 1)

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sport Science and Education 

Psychology for Soccer Certificate

12 years coaching with the Manchester United Soccer Schools at international coaching

projects in  the UK, Japan and Switzerland.

Head Coach for South East Derbyshire College 2007/08 Derby County FC player until the age of 18

Semi-professional playing career until move to Canada in 2008

 

CLAIRE PATERSON

CSA National B License        SFA Club Coach Certificate    

NCCP Level 4/5 certificate  

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Education      Master’s Degree in Coaching

5 years Head Coach King’s University College Alberta Women’s Team

3 years National Training Centre-Prairies coach    

6 years Alberta Soccer Association’s Provincial Team Select coach

2 years Head Coach women’s soccer program at UBC–Okanagan

2 years Head coach Okanagan Whitecaps FC Women’s Pacific Coast League Premier Division

2006 COACH OF THE YEAR  Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Canadian Colleges Athletic Association Women’s Soccer National

2009 BCAAA WOMEN’S COACH OF THE YEAR

TheVernon School Academy

"Committed to Athletic & Academic Excellence"

FOR INFORMATION GO TO: www.Whitecapsfc.com/okanagan

              
Vernon Soccer Association
Box 1390
Vernon, BC V1T 6N7

Phone: 250-545-5808
Fax: 250-545-4868
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