Academy Winter Session|Pre-Season 2017

    The Green and Gold Soccer Academy is pleased to announce that we will be offering player development and high performance training for highly motivated feature teams and players

    December 29, 2016

    The Green and Gold Soccer Academy – Winter Session 2017

    The Green & Gold Soccer Academy is pleased to announce our Winter Session Pre-Season academy training that will provide high performance players practice in the new dome facility at Foote Field from March through April, 2017.  The academy’s philosophy is quite simply to build on the powerful legacy of the university’s championship Golden Bears soccer team - by bringing the out-standing skills of the coaches and players to Edmonton’s most ambitious teams and dedicated players.

    The Winter Session academy training offers 15 practices that are to be held each Tuesday and Thursday (5:30-7pm) from March - April. All practices will be take place in the new dome at Foote Field - Edmonton’s premier and only full-size soccer field. 

    The academy aims to provide a coaching process that is based on solid youth development coaching principles delivered by our professional coaches utilizing superior soccer facilities.  Strict adherence to the Canadian Soccer Association's Long Term Player Development (LTPD) model is applied.

    All goalkeepers will be provided with specialized instruction in all aspects of this demanding position. Each training session may feature soccer specific fitness training in the development of agility, coordination, quick feet, core strength, endurance, speed and power.

    The fitness or physical development is combined with technical and tactical training with a view to providing the youth player the optimum opportunity for soccer skill enhancement. 

    The cost for this program will be $300 per player. . 

    To have your team considered for this development, please contact Len Vickery directly via e-mail at before Wednesday, February 22, 2017  

    All registered players are requested to come to the first scheduled session that will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

    Please check the website for schedules and any required revisions.   

    Winter Session~Pre-Season

    Days and Times: Tuesday & Thursdays (5:30-7pm) for 15 practices (March - April) 

    Ages: Boys and girls playing at the U-12, U-11 & U-10 competitive levels 
    Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Phases: FUNdamental & Learn to Train 
    Cost: Team Registration (minimum 12 players) | Individual Registration $300 per player
    Where: Foote Field (Dome) - U of A South Campus: 11601 - 68th Avenue (T6G 2E1) 
    First Day: Tuesday, March 7 | 5:30-7pm 

    For team registrations contact Len Vickery before Wednesday, February 22, 2017. 

    Individual registrations will begin Friday, February 24, 2017. Individual registrations are now open on-line at or check link below for Registration & Informed Consent: