Academy Program

Overview

The BC United Academy represents the highest standard of play and dedication in BC United. In the U11-U14 Academy age groups, players are introduced to the habits, attitudes, and playing standards required to become an elite youth player. In the U15-U19 levels in the Academy, players are prepared technically, tactically, physically, and psychologically for successful playing careers in college and potentially beyond.

The BC United Academy Program is designed for the most talented and committed players to receive high-quality training in an environment where enthusiasm for and a commitment to the game is nurtured and rewarded.

The intention is to limit the number of participating players to approximately 36 players per age group. Players are offered the opportunity to accelerate their development by competing on a weekly basis in the highest appropriate CSA league and participate in various tournaments including showcases and State/Presidents Cup(s).
Because this program is specifically designed for the players with a high level of commitment to their soccer development, it requires a greater time and financial commitment than the typical Recreational or Competitive programs.

The BC United Academy Program maintains high standards for all coaches in the program, including licensing requirements, continuing professional development, and requisite years of experience coaching high-achieving players and teams.

Mark Harrison

Academy Director of Coaching U13-19

Sean Baumann

Academy Director of Coaching U9-12

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Academy U11-U14 Boys & Girls

We offer the highest level of soccer in our area, providing a professional and elite environment, for ambitious players to reach their full potential, achieve their goals and love the game.

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Academy U15-U19 Boys & Girls

Preparing players to have success in the game and in life, providing a platform to pursue athletic and academic careers in college or entry into the professional game.

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U12-U19 EAL

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We are extremely excited to begin this journey with the Elite Academy League. This platform will give us a consistent pathway that provides a high level of competition to players in and around our community. Working within the EAL and alongside some other top clubs in the region will raise the standards within our club, enhance player development and open up more opportunities.

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