Academy Programs

Academy Programs

The Club offers a wide range of programs for players of all ages to further develop their soccer skills. They are Player Development Academy (Fall, Winter & Spring), Youngstars Intro to Player Development (Fall & Winter), U5 to U8 Small Sided Games (Spring), and Goalkeeper Development (Spring).

Player Development Academy (Fall, Winter & Spring)

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 Academy Game Based program.

Spring Player Development Academy Details: 

Ages: Current U8-U13 (2010 - 2005)

Dates: April 10/12 - June 19/21 - 10 sessions (no sessions May 1/3)

Times: Vary depending on age group (see below)

Location: William Griffin 

Cost: $215 includes Academy t-shirt 

U8 (2010)  Tuesdays 4:20-5:35 - Register Here

U9 (2009) Tuesdays 5:40-6:55   - Register Here

U10 (2008) Thursdays 5:00-6:15 - Register Here

U11 (2007) Thursdays 6:20-7:35 - Register Here

U12/13 (2006/5) Thursdays 7:40-8:55 - Register Here

NVFC Skills Clinic Program 

This program is new to NVFC and can be an excellent complement to 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 rotate 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 Development Academy

Ages: Current U9 - U12 (2009 - 2006)

Dates: April 11 - June 20 - 10 sessions (no session May 2)

Times: Wednesdays 6:15-7:30

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: $199 includes Academy t-shirt

Register Here

Youngst★rs Intro to Player Development Academy 

This program is an introduction to our main Player Development Academy and is offered during the Fall and Winter only. It is only open to those currently playing U6 and U7 gives the players the chance to train in fun academy setting to work on all different aspects of skill, technique, and tactical development. Players are tiered into groups with players of similar skill and ability.

Ages: Current U6-U7 (2012 - 2011)

Dates: April 19-June 21 - 10 sessions

Times: Thursdays 4:00-5:00 

Location: William Griffin

Cost: $175 includes Academy t-shirt

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U5 - U8 Small Sided Games Program (Spring)

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.

Ages: Current U5-U8 (2013 - 2010)

Dates: April 11 - June 20 - 10 sessions (no session May 2)

Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:15

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: $175 includes Academy t-shirt

Register Here

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.

Note:  Our Club's full time goalkeepers will have the opportunity to train with our Club staff goalkeeper coaches throughout the season free of charge.  Learn more here:

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Academy & Camps Refund Policies

  • Refund requests are accepted until the Friday before the program starts and are subject to an administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be issued because of cancellations due to field/facility closures.