ACADEMY TEAM PROGRAM
“Excellence over Success”
Typically, we field teams in the following age brackets:
Fundamentals :: Junior Soccer School ::
Introductory and Early Development, U7/U8 ::
Introductory Teams train 2-3 times per week and participate in selected inter-academy Festivals. Game format is 4v4, no GK.
Learning to Train :: Primary & Junior Development :: U9/10 & U11/12/13 ::
Primary & Junior Development Teams (U9-U13) train 3 times per week and compete on weekends in the Soccer Academy Alliance Canada League (SAAC). In addition, travel to selected approved tournaments may be required. Game format is 7v7 and 9v9, incl GK.
Training to Train :: Senior Development & Junior Showcase ::
Introduction to High Performance, U14/15/16 ::
Senior Development & Showcase Teams (U14/15/16) train 3-4 times per week and compete on weekends in the Soccer Academy Alliance Canada League (SAAC). Travel to selected approved tournaments may be required. Game format is 11v11, incl GK.
Training & Competition:
Training takes place year-round.
Test games (friendlies) are played January to April.
Inter Academy Competition at SAAC starts in May and ends in October. Some travel is required.
Fall friendlies are played October / November.
December and long weekends are active rest & recovery periods.
The overall cost per player depends on age group and program associated expenditures such as excursions, showcase tours, camps and extra apparel.