Summer Academy 2019

Elite Youth Competitive Programs


The Ottawa TFC Academy program caters to the most committed and hardest working players in Ottawa.  Directly affiliated with the MLS Academy of Toronto F.C. players are seen by TFC staff on a regular basis, and become eligible for homegrown status signing status with TFC.  The O.T.F.C. Academy is without a doubt one of the most professionally run, competitive and dynamic programs in the province. Elite Academy (after school) teams at U13 and U14 will compete in the O.P.D.L. in 2019. 

U7-U8 Junior Academy 

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The Junior Academy is for the more committed players at the club looking for a more development than is offered by the regular recreational program.  Players are invited to the program through the U8 spring festival series, the U7 and U8 development leagues (regular Friday programs), or can sign up to participate through the U5-U8 Soccer Ninjas program.  

U9-U12 Academy

 See the 2019 Spring/Summer Evaluation Schedule

Players in the academy squads will form part of one of the most professionally run training programs in the region.  Academy squads will compete in regional and provincial level leagues through the summer season, while training 3-4 times per week. 

U13-U17 Year Round Elite Academy 

 See the 2019 Spring/Summer Evaluation Schedule

The Ottawa TFC year-round Academy program is absolutely one of a kind in this region. Players train with our professional coaching staff, on a full year schedule modeled after European professional soccer academies.  Training is in the late afternoons, directly after school, with bus transportation available for players in the area.  Players go from school to training every weeknight, and are done training in time to be picked up at 5:30 pm, with ample time in their evenings to spend with family, on homework, and other interests.  

Additional Training Programs

U9-U12 Morning Technical with Pavel - Spring (March-June)

  • Tuesdays: U9-U12 Academy Girls
  • Wednesdays: U9-U12 Competitive Boys and Girls
  • Wednesdays: U9-U12 Academy Boys and Girls
  • Thursdays: U9-U12 Academy Boys

U11-U18 Academy Strength and Mobility - Spring (March-June) 

  • Tuesday mornings: 6:30 am-7:30 am @ Francois Dupuis Recreation Center
  • Wednesday evenings: 5:30-6:30 pm @ Millennium Park




U9-U17 Keeper Training Program

  • Goalkeeper training available to any interested Ottawa goalkeepers seeking to train with our goalkeeper coaching staff.  This is ideal training for Competitive and Academy team keepers.

Goalkeeper Academy - Spring/summer Module (April-June)

  • Goal keeper academy training with UEFA GK coach Vladan Vrsecky.  For the most competitive and hardest working GK's U11 and older. 


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