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).

Fall & Winter Player Development is open now. Register below.


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.

Winter Player Development Academy Details: 

Ages: U8-U14 (2010 - 2004)

Dates: Mondays, January 15th - February 26th - 6 sessions

No sessions on February 12

Note: Fall/Winter Academy programs' last session before the break is on December 4th.  Programs resume January 15.

Times:

  • 2010 and 2009 - 5:00 - 6:15
  • 2008 and 2007 - 6:20 - 7:35
  • 2006 and 2005/4 - 7:40 - 9:00

Location: Fen Burdett Turf (Mahon Park)

Cost: $139

U8 (2010) Register Here

U9 (2009) Register Here

U10 (2008) Register Here

U11 (2007) Register Here

U12 (2006) Register Here

U13/U14 (2005/2004) Register Here


Youngst★rs Intro to Player Development (Fall/Winter)

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: U6-U7 (2012 - 2011)

Dates: Mondays, November 20th - February 26th - 9 sessions

No sessions on December 11, 18 & 26, January 1 & 8, February 12

Times: 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Location: Fen Burdett Turf (Mahon Park)

Cost: $105 Registration fee has been pro-rated for the Winter only session

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: http://nvfc.ca/dev_team

Goalkeeping Program Details:

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Dates: tba

Time: tba

Location: tba

Cost: tba


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: U5-U8 (2013 - 2010)

Dates: tba

Time: tba

Location: tba

Cost: tba


Spring & Summer Camps

Information and registration for these camps will be posted in Jan/Feb.