Included in the Canada Soccer Path, Whitecaps FC have joined with BC Soccer and Canada Soccer to produce the very first Women's Regional Stand out Center (REX) in Western Canada. The Whitecaps FC Women Elite REX Program together with BC Soccer begins in The month of january 2015 and it is brought by Whitecaps FC Women Elite staff with support from BC Soccer.
Key Program Particulars
Canada WNT mind coach John Herdman discusses REX
The Women Elite REX enter in Vancouver keeps a standardized national curriculum for female gamers U-13 to U-18, feeding into Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Stand out Program.
What's Stand out?
Goal 1: To attain consistent podium performances by our Women’s National Team.
Goal 2: To produce an aligned talent structure and system that progresses more top gamers towards the Women’s National Team and much more frequently.
Goal 3: To align community, regional and provincial/territorial talent development programs using the Stand out talent path.
The Nation's Stand out Program is really a six-year structure for developing female gamers U-14 to U-20 who demonstrate the greatest degree of ability when preparing for his or her contribution to Canada’s Women’s National Team. This program is made on four support beams of development – physical, technical/tactical, mental, and social/emotional.
The Whitecaps FC Women Elite REX Program together with BC Soccer includes:
- Individualized programs target regions of player ability and deficiency using record and video analysis
- Team concepts, tactical programs, injuries prevention, and sports dietary needs
- Age specific training with focus on speed of play and gratifaction criteria
- Training is resides in Simon Fraser College (SFU) SFU using the additional utilization of Whitecaps FC assets at Burnaby Lake 8-rinks facility. Future plans include utilization of new fields in the condition from the art National Development Training Center (NSDC) in the College of Bc (UBC)