Player Development Academy

The Player Development Academy program is for our 2014 - 2008 players who are looking to strengthen all aspects of their game.

Player Development Academy participants train once per week and will be sorted with players of similar skill and ability. The program will give players the opportunity to learn new skills and improve on their technical and tactical abilities. Some players may be invited into our High-Performance Game Based program.

*All sessions will follow the Return to Play COVID-19 safety protocols

Ages: 2014 - 2008


  • 2014 & 2013 - Tuesdays - 4:20 - 5:35 - SOLD OUT
  • 2012 & 2011- Tuesdays - 5:40 - 6:55 - SOLD OUT
  • 2010 - Thursdays - 5:00 - 6:15 - SOLD OUT
  • 2009 & 2008 - Thursdays - 7:40 - 8:55 - SOLD OUT

Dates:  April 6/8 - June 15/17 - 11 Weeks

Location: William Griffin

Registration Options: $260 - 11 weeks - includes Academy Jersey

X-Development Program

The X-Development Program (Accelerated Development ) is for Select players seeking to challenge themselves in a competitive and development based environment.

Players in this program will follow a similar schedule as the High Performance (HP) players, maximizing their development and remaining constantly motivated.

This new X-Development Program includes two weekly training sessions: A Player Development Academy session and a TOCA Session, based on ball repetition and game-like situations and guided by technology and innovation.

Ages: 2013 - 2010
Date: Thursdays and Sundays - April 8th - June 20th. NO sessions May Long Weekend

  • Total Thursdays: 11
    • Training Sessions or Competition Days @William Griffin
  • Total Sundays:  10
    • 5 Games or Sessions @William Griffin + 5 sessions @TOCA NV
  • Total Sessions: 21



  • Thursdays
    • 2013/2012 - 5:00 - 6:15pm
    • 2011/2010 - 6:20 - 7:35pm
  • Sundays
    • 12:00noon @WG or 1:00pm @TOCA NV
Cost:  $449 ($21.38 per session) - Jersey Fee: $20 (required for players new to X-Dev and optional for returning players needing new kit)

Can be paid in two installments of $224.50

2013/2012 IS SOLD OUT


Youngstars Intro to Development Academy

The YoungStars Intro to Player Development Academy program is for 2016 and 2015 players who are looking for a fun and exciting introduction to soccer development. 

The YoungStars program allows players to build their confidence as a player all while having fun on the pitch. This program is perfect for those young players who want to enjoy the sport and learn new techniques and skills in a socially distanced setting. 

*All sessions will follow the Return to Play COVID-19 safety protocols.

Ages: 2016 and 2015 born players

Dates: April 8- June 17 - 11 weeks

Time: Thursdays - 4:00 - 5:00

Location: William Griffin

Cost: $215 includes Academy t-shirt 11 weeks


U5 Kickstart

The U5 Kickstart is the best intro to soccer program in Vancouver. This program prioritizes 3 core elements for soccer beginners: technical skills, confidence building and teamwork. Our coaches are energetic, creative and fantastic with kids, so buckle up, because this program is amazing!

Ages: U5 (2016) + 2017 - via inquiry.


Times: Saturdays or Sundays - Start times will be either 8:30 or 9:30am

**We will confirm exact times closer to the start date of the program

Dates: April 17 - June 26 - 10 Weeks - No Sessions May 22

Location: Kirkstone

Cost: $125 includes Academy t-shirt

Skills Clinic Program

This program can be an excellent complement 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 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:  2012 - 2009/8 Born players



Time: Wednesdays 6:15 -7:30

Dates: April 7 - June 16 - 11 weeks

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: $260 includes Academy t-shirt

Small Sided Games

The small-sided games program is a fun and exciting game based program for players going into U6-U9 next season. Players are grouped into new teams each week based on age and enjoy the opportunity to participate in several small sided games across the 75 minute session. . The main goal of this program is for players to experience game play in an environment with minimal coaching, allowing players to make their own decisions and have fun!

Important: We will commence the program as per scheduled on April 7th and will provide players with alternative game based and skill based segments (socially distanced) until we are able to open it up to the originally planned small sided games structure. 

Ages: Next season 2016 to 2013 born players

Dates: April 7 - June 16 - 11 Weeks

Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:15

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: $199 includes Academy t-shirt - 11 weeks


Academy Sponsor

NVFC would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our sponsors for their on-going support of soccer in North Vancouver.


Player Resources

NVFC Academy Refund Policies

  • Refund requests are accepted until the Friday before the program starts and are subject to an administrative fee.
  • Alternatively, a credit can be requested toward future NVFC programs and is not subject to an administrative fee.
  • All refund & credit requests must be emailed to the NVFC Assistant Registrar at
  • No refunds will be issued because of cancellations due to field/facility closures.