Winter Academy U9-U10

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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


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

Competitive Games: 

  • U9-U10 teams will play in competitive indoor leagues (7v7 format) on weekends.  

Program Length:

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


Open Tryouts in September.

See tryout 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 .  


(subject to change before September 15)

(schedules are subject to change before September 30)

U9-U10 Girls:

Pre-season (October 1 to November 15):

  • Mondays -   5:30 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Wednesdays - 5:30 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Saturdays - 10:00 am @ Millennium Park

Main Season (November - March 01)

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

U9-U10 Boys:

Pre-season (October 1 to November 15)

  • Mondays -   5:30 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Wednesdays - 5:30 pm @ Millennium Turf
  • Saturdays -  10:00 am @ Millennium Park

Main Season (November - March 01)

  • Tuesdays -  7:00 pm @ Louis Riel Dome
  • Thursdays - 6:30 pm @ Russell Dome
  • Games on Saturday mornings (EODSA - various Domes)
  • Sundays -   3:30 pm @ Louis Riel Dome


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


Prior to the start of evaluations in September, all players must register for the competitive base fee of $460.  Additional fees are required for players who then join a competitive or Academy team.



U8-U10 Girls Staff Coach:  Jordan Lundin -

U8-U10 Boys Staff Coach: Roberto DiNuzzo -


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