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Trident Development Program - Spring

The Trident Spring Development Program provides motivated players the opportunity to train consistently over an 11 week period while taking part in exhibition games/jamborees. We are excited to offer a full spring program.  We feel that this segment of training and games contribute greatly to the development of young players. The Trident Spring Development Program is a competitive-development program where the lessons learned in the training sessions are linked to the games.

See “Schedule and Location” tab below for all the details on locations of programs as well as ages and start and end dates.

Cost: $440.00

The U8-U12 starts the week of April 13th and ends on June 24th. The Trident Discovery Program will run in two locations this spring. There will be an East and West Discovery Program, allowing families to choose the program closest to home.

This is a developmental program which allows players to train twice per week in the Trident Spring Development Program. These training sessions prepare the players to play in a series of jamborees.

Focusing on the age-appropriate development of soccer’s FUNdamental decision making process and the actions that help players execute those decisions (technique). Players are guided throughout this Discovery Program by certified and experienced coaches.

The Program: 

  • Runs over 11 weeks (20 Sessions) 
  • A combined 22-24 Training / Game Contacts
  • TWO Training Sessions / Week
  • 20 training Sessions + competitions
  • 3-4 Jamboree/festival style weekends which include a minimum of 3 small sided games per event

This is an open program and all players are welcome. Where numbers require, teams may be tiered or players are asked to play up or down an age group in order to create the most appropriate training groups and competition for opponents. Players will typically train in double age group settings based on Canadian soccer age groups.

Cost: $480.00

The U13-U15 Trident Program starts the week of April 13th and ends on June 28th.

This competitive-developmental program allows players to train twice per week on Trident Spring Development Program. These training sessions prepare the players to play a series of exhibition games and attend spring tournaments/exchanges either on the lower mainland or in Washington.

This program for U13-U15 continues the advancement within Pacific FC’s ‘Decision Making and Decision Execution Model’ that prepare players for higher level performance in the game. This age group brings possibilities for amazing growth for developing athletes. A process-focused approach empowers the player and provides them the space to flourish.

The Program: 

  • Runs over 11 weeks (20 Sessions) 
  • A combined 24-28 Training / Game Contacts
  • TWO Training Sessions / Week
  • 20 training Sessions + approximately four local exhibition games + six games versus Mainland Programs & within Tournaments/Festivals
  • Potential for travel competitions

This is an open program and all players are welcome. Where numbers require, teams may be tiered or players are asked to play up or down an age group in order to create the most appropriate training groups and competition for opponents. Players will typically train and potentially play in double age group settings based on Canadian soccer age groups.

Cost: $480.00

The U16-U18 Trident EXCEL Program starts the week of April 13th and ends on June 28th.

This competitive-developmental program allows players to train twice per week on Trident Spring Development Program. These training sessions prepare the players to play a series of exhibition games and attend spring tournaments/exchanges either on the lower mainland or in Washington.

The Program: 

  • Runs over 11 weeks (20 Sessions) 
  • A combined 24-28 Training / Game Contacts
  • TWO Training Sessions / Week
  • 20 training sessions + approximately four local exhibition games + six games versus Mainland Programs & within Tournaments/Festivals
  • Potential for travel competitions

This is an open program and all players are welcome. Where numbers require, teams may be tiered or players are asked to play up or down an age group in order to create the most appropriate training groups and competition for opponents. Players will typically train in double age group settings based on Canadian soccer age groups.

Registration options and schedule:

1. Trident Spring East – University of Victoria Turf  (U8-U12 boys and girls)

Girls – Tuesday’s 6:00-7:20 and Sunday’s 3:00-4:20
Boys – Tuesday’s 6:00-7:20 and Sunday’s 4:30-6:00

April 14, 19, 21, 26, 28

May 3, 5, 10, 12, 19, 24, 26, 31

June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23.

 

2. Trident Spring West – Island Training Centre (U8-U12 boys and girls)

Boys and Girls  – Wednesday’s 6:00-7:20p.m. and Sunday’s 9:00-10:20a.m.

April 15, 19, 22, 26, 29

May 3, 6, 10, 13, 20, 24, 27, 31

June 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24

 

3. Trident Spring East/West – Braefoot and Island Training Centre (U13-U18 boys and girls)

Boys – U13-U18 – Friday’s 6:00-7:30p.m. (Braefoot) and Sunday’s 10:30-12:00a.m. (ITC)

Girls – U13-U15 – Friday’s 6:00-7:30p.m. (Braefoot) and Sunday’s 10:30-12:00a.m. (ITC)

April 17, 19, 24, 26 

May 1, 3, 8, 10, 22, 24, 29, 31

June 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28

 

Girls – U16-U18 – Tuesday’s (University of Victoria) 7:30p.m. and Friday’s 7:30p.m. (Braefoot) This group will train on Tuesday’s and Friday’s alongside the WPSL/Reserve players.

April 14, 17, 21, 24, 28

May 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29

June 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26

 

All participants receive:

  • Two Pacific FC single game tickets (one of these tickets will be for the Trident Development Program Game where all Development Program participants will be on the field and introduced at half-time).
  • Trident Development Program training-shirt and drawstring bag.

We have an alternate program for the spring for those players who want to simply train once per week with their age group. This is an option for players who are unable to commit to the FULL program (twice per week training and games) due to other time demands. The Trident once per week program will cost $275.00+GST. To register for the once per week training, use the registration link and select ‘Trident Once Per Week Development Program’.

Question: If we choose the once per week program can we select the training session each week that we wish to attend?

Answer: We certainly want to make it as convenient for all players as possible so we allow the once per week players to determine which session they attend each week. 

Question: If we choose the once per week program am I able to play in the games/tournaments?

Answer: The once per week program fees do not include such costs as jamboree fees/game field fees/referee fees, which are included in the full program fee, consequently competitions are not included in this once per week program. However, we do ask that players complete the forms sent out each week and if an additional player is needed to create teams for games then we will place on a roster.

U13-U18 Goalkeepers have two training options within our Trident Spring program. 

Option 1:

Cost: $275.00

Training will happen once per week and include 10 goalkeeper specific sessions. 

Schedule:

Keeper training night To be Announced soon. 

Option 2: 

Cost: $480.00 + GST

Goalies wanting this registration will register in the full spring program and indicate in the registration that they are a goalkeeper. See “schedule and locations” above for all the info and dates.

2020 Trident Spring Goalkeeper Development Program will include Pacific FC’s first team goalkeepers Nolan Wirth and Mark Village. 

** We include the goalkeepers in the age group sessions in order to develop their technical ability as a soccer player. The modern goalkeeper touches the ball 6-7 times more with their feet than they do with their hands so we feel that this is highly beneficial to their long term development.

 

Do I need to purchase full training kit and tracksuit?

No. Although full training kit will be available for purchase. 

We will provide a training shirt. We ask that everyone wears this training shirt to every practice. This training shirt will also be used as game uniforms in most of our exhibition games.

What if I miss a night?

If you miss a training session then you will learn the content the following session as we review from week to week prior to moving onto a new reference/theme.

Do we play games in this portion of the Trident Program?

Yes, there are games. Now that club season is over apart from a few teams who have advanced to the Coastal Cup or Provincial Championship, we create and offer a number of games.

Trident Development Program - Spring

The Trident Development Program (TDP) provides motivated players with the opportunity to train consistently over the Spring season (Apr/May/June/July) with two training sessions per week through-out this 12 week comprehensive program. The training environment will follow the current Phase 1 guidelines. This program will adapt in terms of training phase based on health authority, via sport and BC Soccer restriction updates. Health and safety of the players, families and staff will remain at the forefront of the training environment.

 

Tuesday April 13th – Friday July 2nd

 
U8 – U11 Group 1 – Tuesdays & Fridays, 5:30 – 7:00pm 
U12 – U14 Group 1 – Tuesdays & Fridays, 7:00 – 8:30pm

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Wednesday April 14th – Sunday July 4th

 
U8 – U11 Group 2 – Wednesdays & Sundays, Wed. 5:30 – 7:00pm, Sun. 9:00-10:30am
U12 – U14 Group 2 – Wednesdays & Sundays, Wed. 7:00 – 8:30pm, Sun. 10:30am-12:00pm

This Program will start in April and will run over 12 week with 2 sessions per week (total of 24 training sessions).

Led by PFC’s Technical Director, James Merriman, professional coaches will take players through a comprehensive development program which will help players improve a number of aspects of their game.

1) Fun/Engaging/Challenging sessions

2) TDP Curriculum – Focus on Fundamentals of Soccer

3) Professional/Certified Coaches-led sessions

4) Pacific FC 1st Team player appearances

5) Jamborees (subject to approval by Health Authorities)

 6) Competitive player development environment  

Program Fee: $475+GST. The cost includes:

1) 24 training sessions at Island Training Centre / 2 Training Sessions per Week

2) TDP Training Kit: 1 Training Shirt / 1 pair of Shorts / 1 Pair of socks (please make sure you selected the appropriate size using the links we provide in the registration form). 

*Payment Options

Option 1) Full Payment upon registering: $475 + GST

Option 2) Split in 4 payments: First payment of $156.75+GST upon registering; the remaining balance will then be split in 3 payments: April 13th/May 13th/Jun 14th.

Please read through our COVID-19 Return to Play Protocols here

All training sessions will follow Provincial Health Guidelines and we will continue to monitor this for any updates.

Training is at The Island Training Centre.

Click here to get directions.

  • No food on the playing surface
  • Water only
  • Shin guards are mandatory
  • Only clean multis, or turf boots, flats and sneakers are allowed on the turf
  • Absolutely no 6 stud cleats
  • No gum

What if I miss a week / session?

If you miss a training session then you will learn the content the following week as we review from week to week prior to moving onto a new reference/theme.

Do we play games in this portion of the Trident Program?

There will be games within practice. 

Register Here!

Goalkeeper - Trident Development Program

Aligned with the Trident Development Program, the Goalkeeping Program will take place twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays 5:30 to 7:00pm).  Tuesdays sessions will be goalkeeping specific, focused on fundamentals: catching; diving; shot stopping and cross taking. Fridays sessions will be involved in sharpening their skills with the ball at their feet and then jumping in goal to face live shots from players.

Goalkeepers U8 – U11, U12 -U14

Date: April 13th – July 2nd 2021

Day: Tuesday & Friday

Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm (U8-U11)

Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm (U12-U14)

Program Fee: $475+GST. The cost includes:

1) 24 training sessions at Island Training Centre / 2 Training Sessions per Week

2) TDP Training Kit: 1 Training Shirt / 1 pair of Shorts / 1 Pair of socks (please make sure you selected the appropriate size using the links we provide in the registration form).

*Payment Options
Option 1) Full Payment upon registering: $475 + GST
Option 2) Split in 4 payments: First payment of $156.75+GST upon registering; the remaining balance will then be split in 3 payments: April 13th/May 13th/Jun 14th.

Please read through our COVID-19 Return to Play Protocols here

All training sessions will follow Provincial Health Guidelines and we will continue to monitor this for any updates.

  • No food on the playing surface
  • Water only
  • Shin guards are mandatory
  • Only clean multis, or turf boots, flats and sneakers are allowed on the turf
  • Absolutely no 6 stud cleats
  • No gum

What if I miss a week / session?

If you miss a training session then you will learn the content the following week as we review from week to week prior to moving onto a new reference/theme.

Do we play games in this portion of the Trident Program?

There will be games within practice. 

Register Here!

Trident Development Program - Winter

This program is designed for U9-U12 players (Learn To Train Stage). The goal is that each evening we will have four groups training. U9-U10 Boys & Girls as well as U11-U12 Boys & Girls. Training sessions are meant to complement the player’s club team sessions. These training sessions will have a high focus on decision making and skill development (Decision Execution).

Winter Season: $220+GST

This is an open program for highly motivated and enthusiastic soccer players U9-U12. We are offering the same training on two separate nights to avoid conflicts with club training (team training / development nights).

  • Supplemental club training for like-minded boys and girls.
  • Participants will follow a Pacific FC curriculum based on consistent messaging within a safe environment that encourages risk taking and experimentation.
  • Players will begin training within their age group. As we progress through the program, we will divide training groups based on age group and readiness. 

All training for boys and girls will be held at the Island Training Centre on Tuesday and Wednesday. To avoid conflict the same age groups are offered at the same time on back to back days.

Tuesday’s (January 7th – March 10th)

Wednesday’s (January 8th – March 11th)

2010-2011 => 5:30-6:40 p.m. (2010-2011 Girls will be run only on Tuesdays)

2008-2009 => 6:45-7:55 p.m. 

Click here to get directions.

  • No food on the playing surface
  • Water only
  • Shin guards are mandatory
  • Only clean multis, or turf boots, flats and sneakers are allowed on the turf
  • Absolutely no 6 stud cleats
  • No gum

Do I need to purchase full training kit and tracksuit?

No. Although full training kit will be available for purchase. 

We will provide a training shirt. We ask that everyone wears this training shirt to every practice. 

What if I miss a night?

If you miss a training session then you will learn the content the following week as we review from week to week prior to moving onto a new reference/theme.

Do we play games in this portion of the Trident Program?

Unfortunately there are no games. Your club schedule is full of games so we will not overload you further with another games. We will save the games for the Spring Program.