Development PROGRAMS

Winter Programs

North Vancouver Football Club's development programs are run by professional staff coaches and tailored for all levels of play. The programs available this Winter are Player Development Academy, YoungStars & Goalkeeper Development Program.

Please keep in mind that these programs are development programs only, not a league or tournament.

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Player Development Academy

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

Player Development Academy participants train once per week and will participate 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 in a development geared program. Some players may be invited into our High-Performance Game Based program.

*All sessions will follow the latest Return to Play COVID-19 guidelines if applicable

Ages: 2014 - 2008 born

Times: Vary Depending on Age Group (See below)

  • U8/U9/U10/U11 (2014/2013/2012/2011): 5:00pm - 6:15pm
  • HP/XDEV U9, U10, U11 (2013/2012/2011/2010): 6:20pm - 7:35pm
  • U12/U13 (2010/2009): 7:40pm - 8:55pm

Dates Mondays - Jan 10 to Mar 7 (8 weeks)

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: $170

YoungStars Intro to Player Development Academy

The YoungStars Intro to Player Development Academy program is for 2017 - 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 development program. The program includes technical, skill, and game-based segments.

Ages: 2017 - 2015 born

Times: 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Dates: Mondays - Jan 10 to Mar 7 (8 weeks)

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: Winter - $145

NVFC Goalkeeper Development Program

The Goalkeeper Development Program is for 2014 to 2007 goalkeepers or players who are keen to learn goalkeeping who are looking to strengthen their goalkeeper skills and abilities.

We are excited to have Dennis Kindel join us to run our Goalkeeper Development Program. Dennis is a former Youth National Team and professional Goalkeeper with a wide variety of playing and coaching experience. Dennis has an excellent reputation in the Lower Mainland and works with a number of local clubs including BCSPL teams as well as Capilano University.

Participants train once per week and will give players the opportunity to learn new skills and improve on their technical and tactical abilities in a goalkeeper-specific setting.

Ages:  2014 - 2007 Born

Times:

  • U8 & U9 (2014/2013): 5:20-6:20pm
  • U10 &U12 (2012/2010): 6:25pm - 7:25pm
  • U11, U13, U14, U15 (2011, 2009, 2008, 2007): 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Dates: Thursdays - Jan 13 to Mar 3 (8 weeks)

Location: Fen Burdett (Mahon Park)

Cost: $160

U5 KickStart Program

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!

This program involves on-the-field parent participation, so be prepared! Players who are 3 years old may require more parent involvement.

Ages: 4 and 3-year-olds (2017/2018 born)

Times:

  • Weekday option: Thursday or Friday morning
  • Weekend option: Saturdays (2:20pm, 3:20pm, 4:20pm)
    • Sessions are 50 minutes long

Dates: September 23, 2021 - February 26, 2022

  • There is a winter break from November 27 to January 13 (please note, that we have also accounted for some in-season weather-related cancellations)
    *All players will have the ability to add a spring component for an additional cost for April to June

Location: Kirkstone ATF 

Cost: $219 - includes uniform

Accelerated Development Program (XDEV)- OPEN to Select Level Players

The Accelerated Development Program (X-DEV) is for those 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. The 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.

Age Groups: 2013 - 2010 born

XDEV Group Breakdown (approx):

  • 2013/2012 - Real Madrid - (10-12 players)
  • 2011/2010 - Juventus (10-12 players)

Dates:

  • Fall - September 13 - November 29 (11 weeks) - NO sessions October 11th or 12th
  • Winter - January 9 - March 7th - (8 weeks) - NO sessions February 20th or 21st
  • Total Mondays: 11 Fall - 8 Winter - 19 total | Total Sundays:  10 Fall - 8 Winter - 18 total | Total Sessions: 37

Training Days: Mondays

  • 6:20pm - 7:35pm

Competition Days:  Sundays

  • 5:45pm @FB or 5:00pm @TOCA NV

Tournament: TBD - Likely no tournaments in Fall/Winter phase

Costs

  • Total: $785

Can be paid in installments of $300 - $249.50 - $249.50

NVFC High Performance Program - INVITE ONLY

The goal of NVFC's High-Performance Program is to guide, support and develop players who are among the top 5 - 10% of their age group to achieve the highest level of youth soccer in the province. The HP program is a supplement to the Player Development Program.

More specifically, the HP program provides a High Performance environment for players during their U9-U12 seasons to prepare them for the elite level  of soccer in the Lower Mainland via BCSPL (U13) and/or the Metro program (U13). NVFC's HP Academy program follows BC Soccer’s Elite Player Pathway and it’s approved by Soccer Canada.

HP Age Groups: 2013 - 2010 born

HP Group Breakdown (approx):

  • 2013 - AC Milan & Bayern Munich
  • 2012 - Atletico & Barcelona
  • 2011 - Surge & Fury *Integrated HP
  • 2010 - Surge & Fury *Integrated HP

Dates:

  • Fall: September 13 - November 29 (11 weeks) NO sessions October 11th or 12th
  • Winter: January 9 - March 7th - (8 weeks) NO sessions February 20th or 21st - Note: Winter Break is December 14 to Jan 19
  • Total Mondays: 11 Fall - 8 Winter - 19 total | Total Sundays:  10 Fall - 8 Winter - 18 total
  • Total Sessions: 37

Training Days: Mondays at Fen Burdett

  • 2013: 6:20pm - 7:35pm
  • 2012: 6:20pm - 7:35pm
  • 2011: 6:20pm - 7:35pm
  • 2010: 7:40pm - 8:55pm

Competition Days:  Sundays

  • 2013: 3:15/4:30pm @FB or 3:00pm @TOCA NV
  • 2012: 3:15/4:30pm @FB or 4:00pm @TOCA NV
  • 2011: 3:15/4:30pm @FB or 3:00pm @TOCA NV
  • 2010: 3:15/4:30pm @FB or 4:00pm @TOCA NV

Tournament: TBD - Likely no tournaments in Fall/Winter phase

HP Cost: 

  • Total : $785 | New Kit: $50

*Can be paid in installments of $265 + 260 + 260

Contact Us

 

Jaki Guterres - Assistant Registrar: nvfcassistantregistrar@outlook.com

Wisam Souki - U5 KickStart Coordinator: communications.nvfc@gmail.com

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