Winter Academy U11-U12

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Program Description

The Academy program offers the most professionally run development soccer program available to soccer players in Ottawa.  The program boasts an extremely qualified and well educated coaching staff, including several nationally and internationally licensed coaches, and a curriculum that includes a heavy emphasis on personal and leadership development, beyond just soccer skills.  Players train three times weekly and play in competitive leagues across the region.   It is also the only program directly affiliated with TFC, Canada's most successful professional team, with regular visits from TFC to our club. 


Program Details

 

Program Information: 

Training:

  • Three Times weekly:
    • Twice in Dome (starting in November)
    • Once in gym (or dome) (starting in November)
    • Pre-season training is outdoors.

Competitive Games: 

  • U11-U12 teams will play in either the "Coliseum" indoor league (up a year), or the EODSA or similar competitive leagues.   At minimum, 9-a-side friendly games will be organized through the season.

Program Length:

October through March (24 weeks with a 2 week break for Christmas).  

Evaluations:

Open Tryouts in September. See try-out schedule and details here. 

 

Note: All interested players must register for the "Competitive Base Program"  prior to the start of tryouts. All trialists will be placed either in an Academy team, a Competitive team or a Futsal development team, so as to be placed with players of similar abilities. Competitive teams train twice weekly (a third session is optional) and play in local competitive leagues.  The Futsal development teams train once weekly in the U9-U16 Winter Technical Training  and play in the OTFC Winter Futsal league .

Season Schedule: 

(schedules are subject to change before September 30)

U11-12 Girls

Pre-season (October 1 to November 15):U11-U12 Girls:

  • Mondays - 7:00 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Wednesdays - 7:00 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Saturdays - 10:00 am @ Millennium Park

Main Season (November - March 01)

  • Mondays - 6:30 pm @ Ottawa U Dome
  • Tuesdays - 6:00 pm @ Summerside Public School
  • Thursdays - 7:00 pm @ Louis Riel Dome
  • Games on Saturday mornings (various Ottawa Domes)

U11-U12 Boys:

Pre-season (October 1 to November 15)

  • Mondays - 7:00 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Wednesdays - 7:00 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Saturdays - 10:00 am @ Millennium Park

Main Season (November - March 01)

  • Mondays - 6:30 pm @ Ottawa U Dome
  • Tuesdays - 7:00 pm @ Louis Riel Dome
  • Sundays - 3:30 pm @ Louis Riel Dome 
  • Games on Saturday afternoons (various Ottawa Domes)

 

Uniforms: 

Available through our retailer Evangelista Sports.  Click here for access to the online store. 

 

Register:

Questions?

Technical Director - Vladan Vrsecky: vlad@ottawatfc.com

Last Edited: Aug 2019

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