The Fusion FC Academy
2017/18 Vancouver Development Academy
2017/18 Development Academy consists of Twenty, 1.5hr sessions. At the Fusion FC Academy we reward creativity and encourage mistakes in light of improvement. Fusion FC Academy is dedicated to providing players and teams with high-level training opportunities that supplement their current soccer commitments. Players will train in a competitive and fun environment with an added focus being placed on developing individual skills while learning discipline and commitment.
The Academy is staffed with Fusion FC professional coaches Alexander Elliott, Didhar Sandhu, Andrew Dunn, Jeevan Sandhu, Laith Matlak, and many others. The academy provides an optimal player to coach training ratio. Alexander Elliott, Fusion FC’s Academy Director will oversee the program along with Jason Jordan, Fusion FC’s Technical Director.
Jr. Development Academy (U6-U10) / 2008 & Below
The Junior Development Academy is open to all young players that want to improve their soccer skills. This is the golden age of learning and all players will have FUN learning about the beautiful game.
Prospects Academy (Intake Year Players) / 2006 & 2007
Our Prospects Academy is primarily for all 05 and 06 born players that aspire to play at the BCSPL or MSL level. Our Fusion Intake coaches will be involved within these sessions throughout the year allowing them to work with prospective players.
Sr. Development Academy (U13-U16) / 2005 to 2001
Our Senior development academy is open to all players that aspire to continue to improve in a fun and challenging soccer environment
Goalkeeper Academy (U11-U16) / 2007 to 2001
Our goalkeeper program is run by Didhar Sandhu, a former Vancouver Whitecaps and Canada U20 goalkeeper. Goalkeepers will learn footwork, catching and diving techniques in a fun but challenging learning environment.
2017-18 DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY REGISTRATION
2017/18 Development Academy consists of 20 x 1.5hr sessions. Fridays at Trillium Turf Field (Vancouver) from September 8th to March 9th 5:00pm to 6:30pm
September: 8th, 15th, 22nd , 29th
October: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
November: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
EXTENDED WINTER BREAK
February: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
March: 2nd, 9th
All players are welcome to join our Fusion FC Academy sessions. Fusion coaching staff will continually monitor players to ensure they are training at the correct level to enhance their development. If we find that the sessions are too challenging for some players, our coaching staff will speak directly with those parents and players to determine next steps.
Training Kit is mandatory for all Fusion FC Academy Players. Purchase is optional for any returning players with kit. New player kit cost is $50. An optional rain jacket is also available for $50.
Player Refund Policy
Refunds will be considered for the following reasons if notice is given prior to the program commencement date:
- due to injury with medical documentation, due to personal reasons of pre-arranged activities with 14 days notice
- due to other soccer programs mandated by their team/club with 30 days notice
Withdrawal requests received within 7 days prior to the program start date will not be accepted. All requests that do not fit into the above guidelines will be considered on a case by case basis and whether a refund is offered and the amount is at the sole discretion of the Fusion FC Refund Committee.
All refunds are subject to a $50 administrative fee.