SKILLS CENTRE ACADEMY:

DEFENDER/MIDFIELD POSITIONAL

Program Manager: Nour Fathy - Email: nfathy@coastalfc.ca

 

Coastal FC’s $5 million state of the art indoor soccer facility provides the best possible environment for footballing excellence within the province. With weather elements being identified as a major barrier to player development in Canada, the BMO Indoor Soccer Centre is the largest purpose built facility of its kind in the lower mainland and sets a new standard for player development facilities within the country. The inspirational environment, which is free from the harsh elements of the Canadian weather, allows Coastal to focus on a player development strategy that aims to produce the next generation of high performance, professional, and national team players. The combination of FIFA approved 3G turf, indoor training, professional coaching, and an innovative curriculum creates a developmental experience like no other.

The Position Specific Training Program focuses on the specific technical and tactical requirements for each area of the field.

The program will provide players with various positional and technical skills to enhance their confidence. Defenders will focus on positional awareness and understanding amongst other skills, while developing their individual fundamental defending techniques. Midfielders will enhance their ability to receive, dribble  and pass the ball while developing their spacial awareness and understanding. 

Position specific training includes:​

  • Central Midfielders

  • Wingers/Wide midfielders

  • Centre Backs 

  • Full Backs 

Schedule:

Program Details – Players aged U10-U15 

 

  • 1 x 1.5 hours session per week

  • Professional staff led

  • 12 players to 1 staff ratio

  • Position Specific Training

  • Technical testing to measure development

  • State of the art indoor facility provides element free environment

 

Location – BMO Soccer Centre, South Surrey Athletic Park

 

Duration – 10-week program will run Wednesday April 17th/Thursday 18th  to Wednesday June 26th/Thursday 27th  with breaks at traditional holiday periods.

 

Goals/Objectives –The program will provide an opportunity for players to develop technical and tactical abilities in order to prepare for progression to the Coastal BCSPL, Provincial, and Whitecaps FC professional youth programs. 

 

Success Stories – Coastal FC’s High Performance Academies have a proven track record of developing and advancing players into the highest levels of the game throughout the country. Approximately 32 players coming through the Coastal FC BCSPL High Performance Academies will progress to the BCSPL, while several have recently advanced to Whitecaps Residency/REX programs such as:

 

Boys: Josh Bauman, Brandon Bassi, Anthony Vega, Sidrit Vukaj

 

Girls: Kloe Jackman, Alison Hay and Joanna Verzosa-Dolezal

Registration Fees: $225.00

***Limited Space Available 

GOT SOCCER INSTRUCTIONS: 

 

Technical Perspective

Implementation of periodized expert player development programs, ongoing assessment systems, and coach education to ensure the advancement of each player throughout all stages of Canadian Soccer Association’s Long Term Player Development Pathway.

Community Focus

Inclusivity to all players, teams, summer clubs, coaches, volunteers, referees and executives in order to create an unconditional feeling of Club love and pride. 

Club Philosophy

To create an inclusive environment for all players, teams, coaches, volunteers, referees and staff in order to create an unconditional feeling of Club pride and passion for soccer. 

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