This core Player Development Academy program is for our U8 - U14 players who are looking to strengthen all aspects of their game and is offered during the Fall, Winter and Spring phases. Players work on the fundamentals of soccer including the technical and tactical portions of their game. Players are grouped with players of similar skill and ability. Participants of the program may be identified and invited into our High Performance Game Based program.

NVFC Development Academy Program | Spring 2019

Ages: 
2011 - 2005

Times: 
U8(2011) - Tuesdays - 4:20-5:35
U9(2010) - Tuesdays - 5:40-6:55
U10(2009) - Thursdays - 5:00-6:15
U11(2008) - Thursdays - 6:20- 7:35
U12-U14(2007/2006/2005) - Thursdays - 7:40 - 8:55

Dates: 
Apr 9/11 - Jun 18/20 excluding the week of May 7-9

Location:
Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)/William Griffin tba

Registration Options
$235 - 10 weeks includes Academy t-shirt

Registration coming soon!

NVFC Skills Clinic Program

This program can be an excellent compliment to a player's team and Academy schedules.  The Skills Clinic Program will focus on emphasizing specific elements to the game such as shooting, passing, dribbling, and crossing.  Players will work on these specific skills in repetition and will rotat through the different skills during the course of the session.  Players will participate in a small sided game to end the session.  This skills clinic is a great addition to players who are in the the Development Academy.

Ages:

U9-U12 (2010-2007)

Date/Time:
Wednesdays 6:15-7:30

Location:
Fen Burdett/William Griffin (TBA)

Cost:
$199 includes Academy t-shirt (10 weeks - no sessions the week of May 7-9)

Registration coming soon!

Small Sided Games Program

This fun, game based program is a favourite within the Club's younger players during the Spring soccer season. The U5-U8 Small Sided Games program provides younger players with the opportunity to improve their soccer skills. NVFC staff coaches instruct the players during the games, helping them develop into well rounded players.

Players will work on:
  • Improving their technical skills of passing, dribbling and shooting
  • Expanding their tactical decision making skills of understanding when to pass & shoot the ball
  • Learning the importance of teamwork
Program Structure: Each week, the players will warm up by working on basic soccer skills and will then transition into playing games of either 3v3 or 4v4.

All of the games are organized and led by NVFC Staff coaches. Players are placed into groups based on age & ability to ensure that they are appropriately challenged to maximize their development.

Ages:
Current U5-U8 (2014-2011)

Date/Time:
Wednesdays 5:00-6:15 pm

Location:
William Griffin/Fen Burdett (tba)

Cost:
$180 includes Academy t-shirt (10 weeks - no sessions the week of May 7-9)

Registration coming soon!

Club Goalkeeper Development Program

This program will give an opportunity to our Club's full time goalkeepers to train with our Club staff goalkeeper coaches throughout the season for a nominal fee. Since this program is highly subsidized by the Club teams can only send one goalkeeper (i.e.: full time Goalkeepers). The only exception are select Teams that were given two Goalkeepers. They may send both. Goalkeepers who wish to continue their training into the spring months can sign up for our paid weekly Goalkeeper program that runs April thru June.

Note: For NVFC players only

Cost: subsidized by Club  $105 pro-rated fee

Schedule and Locations:  Click here



NVFC Academy Refund Policies

  • Refund requests are accepted until the Friday before the program starts and are subject to an administrative fee.
  • All refund requests must be emailed to the NVFC Registrar at registrar@nvfc.ca
  • No refunds will be issued because of cancellations due to field/facility closures.

Coming up in Spring 2019...

Along with the Spring NVFC Development Academy, the Club plans to offer these programs in the spring:

Goalkeeper Development Program (Spring)

Goal keeping in an important part of soccer. This program has been designed for players who are interested in improving their goalkeeping skills and dedicated goalkeepers. During these training sessions, players will work on age appropriate goal keeper skills such as catching the ball, staying on their feet, and how to effectively distribute the ball during the game.

Goalkeeping Program Details:

Age: 2011 born to 2002 born

Dates: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: TBA

Cost: TBA