Spring Training Program & Small-Sided Games Series

Spring Training Program & Small-Sided Games Series

CMFSC Spring Training Program & Small-Sided Games Series

We are pleased to offer our very popular CMFSC Spring Training Program for 2022. Please review each individual tab for more information about each Spring program. Registration will open February 15, 2023 on Power Up.

Training Program Information & Details

Registration

Registration will open February 15, 2023. All players are to register on Power Up. New to CMFSC? Please review our Power Up - How to Register Guide first. Programs do have limits, and once sold-out a waitlist will be started.

Academy Attire

Players are to attend academy wearing athletic and weather appropriate clothing (t-shirts, shorts, rain jacket, etc.) All players must wear soccer cleats, shin-guards and soccer socks. We encourage all players to have their own water bottle and any other needed personal items. 

Players that would like to purchase Club branded items can do so through Soccer Express - CLUB WEAR.

Refunds

  • All registrations are subject to a non-refundable $10 service fee.
  • Approved refund amounts will be subject to pro-rating if any sessions have occurred at the time of the request.
  • All refund requests are to be sent to Club Administrator.

Out of Club Fee

  • Out of club players may register for our Academy after April 1st, but players not registered with the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club must add $20.00 onto their registration fee.
  • Players that were not registered with a team for the 2022-23 Fall/Winter Season must also pay this additional fee.

Commitment

  • Players are expected to arrive on time ready to play wearing proper soccer attire, shin pads, and proper footwear and with a water bottle.
  • All players in the Prospects Academy must wear CMFSC branded jerseys to the Academy, black shorts, and black socks.
  • Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Academy is open to motivated players of all skill levels committed to improvement. Players who prove to be disruptive to this training environment will lose their place in the program and a pro-rated refund (after a $25 administrative fee deduction) will be given based on the number of sessions they have attended.

Cancellations

  • If the Training Program is cancelled due to extreme weather or reasons related to the pandemic, all registrants will be provided with a refund minus a $10 service fee.

Program Age Groups

Division Year of birth
Under 5 2019
Under 6 2018
Under 7 2017
Under 8 2016
Under 9 2015
Under 10 2014
Under 11 2013
Under 12 2012
Under 13 2011
Under 14 2010
Under 15 2009
Under 16 2008
Under 17 2007
Under 18 2006

Boys & Girls Spring Player Training Program - Under 5 - Under 18

This program is open to all players in the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club from Under 5 to Under 18 (2019 born players - 2006 born players). 

Player groupings will be based on placing like-minded and like-skilled players together. This will allow each player to develop in an environment appropriate to his or her ability. The Player Academy will be primarily focused around individual technical development and small-sided games. This program sold out last season so register early!

Registration will open February 15, 2023.

DATES DAY AGE GENDER TIME LOCATION COST
April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15 THURSDAYS Under 5 (2019), Under 6 (2018), Under 7 (2017) Boys & Girls 4:00pm - 5:00pm Town Centre Park
April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15 THURSDAYS Under 5 (2019), Under 6 (2018), Under 7 (2017) Boys & Girls 5:00pm - 6:00pm Town Centre Park
April 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25 SUNDAYS Under 5 (2019), Under 6 (2018), Under 7 (2017) Boys & Girls 9:00am - 10:00am Charles Best
April 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25 SUNDAYS Under 5 (2019), Under 6 (2018), Under 7 (2017) Boys & Girls  10:00am - 11:00am Charles Best
April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 TUESDAYS Under 8 (2016), Under 9 (2015) Boys & Girls 4:30pm - 5:30pm Town Centre Park 
April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 TUESDAYS Under 9 (2015), Under 10 (2014), Under 11 (2013) Boys & Girls 5:30pm - 6:30pm Town Centre Park
April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 TUESDAYS Under 12 (2012) - Under 18 (2006) Boys & Girls 6:30pm - 7:30pm  Town Centre Park
April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14 WEDNESDAYS Under 8 (2016), Under 9 (2015) Boys & Girls 5:30pm - 6:30pm Charles Best
April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14 WEDNESDAYS Under 9 (2015), Under 10 (2014), Under 11 (2013) Boys & Girls 6:30pm - 7:30pm Charles Best
April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14 WEDNESDAYS Under 12 (2012) - Under 18 (2006) Boys & Girls 7:30pm - 8:30pm Charles Best

For more information about the Boys & Girls Player Prospects Academy please contact Alfredo Valente. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and is limited due to field space.

Boys U8 - U12 Prospects Player Training Program 

The Prospects Player Training Program is intended to provide our Under 8 (2016) through Under 12 (2012) Select players with an opportunity to train in a competitive environment. The focus for this academy will be on individual technical skill development and tactical play in a small-sided game format.

The Prospects Academy is an invite only program. All invites for this program will be sent by CMFSC Technical Staff. Players that receive an invite are not ensured a space - all spaces are first come first served. 

Players that do not receive an invite for the Prospects Program are encouraged to register for the Spring Player Training Program. Players are identified and invited to Prospects through CMFSC programming - Fall/Winter League, Fall/Winter Training Program, Spring Training Program, etc. New Players to CMFSC are directed to sign-up for OPEN programs. 

Registration will open February 15, 2023.

DATES DAY AGE TIME LOCATION COST
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12, 19 Mondays Under 8 - Under 10 (2016, 2015, 2014) 5:00pm - 6:15pm Town Centre Park
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12, 19 Mondays Under 11 - Under 12 (2013, 2012) 6:15pm - 7:30pm Town Centre Park

For more information about the Boys & Girls Player Prospects Training Program please contact Alfredo Valente. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and is limited due to field space.

Girls U8 - U12 Prospects Training Program

The Prospects Training Program is intended to provide our Under 8 (2016) through Under 12 (2012) Select players with an opportunity to train in a competitive environment. The focus for this academy will be on individual technical skill development and tactical play in a small-sided game format.

The Prospects Academy is an invite only program. All invites for this program will be sent by CMFSC Technical Staff. Players that receive an invite are not ensured a space - all spaces are first come first served. 

Players that do not receive an invite for the Prospects Program are encouraged to register for the Spring Player Training Program. Players are identified and invited to Prospects through CMFSC programming - Fall/Winter League, Fall/Winter Training Program, Spring Training Program, etc. New Players to CMFSC are directed to sign-up for OPEN programs. 

Registration will open February 15, 2023. 

DATES DAY AGE TIME LOCATION COST
April 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 Fridays Under 8 - Under 10 (2016, 2015, 2014) 5:00pm - 6:15pm Town Centre Park
April 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 Fridays Under 11 - Under 12 (2013, 2012) 6:15pm - 7:30pm Town Centre Park

For more information about the Boys & Girls Player Prospects Training Program please contact Alfredo Valente. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and is limited due to field space.

Girls & Boys Goalkeeping Training Program

The goalkeeping academy will provide age appropriate goalkeeping training for Under 10 (2014 Born) through Under 18 (2006 Born) working on the physical, technical, and tactical side of goalkeeping.

Registration will open February 15, 2023. 

DATES DAY AGE GENDER TIME LOCATION COST
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12, 19 Monday Under 10 - Under 13 (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011) Girls 5:00pm - 6:00pm Town Centre Fridge Warm-Up Box
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12, 19 Monday Under 10 - Under 13 (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011) Boys 6:00pm - 7:00pm Town Centre Fridge Warm-Up Box
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12, 19 Monday Under 14 - Under 18 (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006) Girls & Boys 7:00pm - 8:00pm Town Centre Fridge Warm-Up Box

Girls & Boys Spring Small-Sided Game Series

All registered players will be assigned to a group, run through a quick warm-up and then play small-sided games. Technical staff coaches will oversee the game environment and flow of the game (including substitutions) adding words of encouragement, advice, and instruction in a safe environment, but mostly kids are given the chance to “just play”. This fast paced and fun-filled hour is a great addition to the Spring Player Academy or a stand-alone program!

All U8 - U18 (2016 - 2006 born players) time slots are reserved for house level players only. Development and Divisional players will participate in games with their teams during Spring. Please contact your coach for more information.

Registration will open February 15, 2023. 

DATES DAY AGE GENDER TIME LOCATION COST
SATURDAYS April 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 Under 8 (2016), Under 9 (2015), Under 10 (2014) Boys 9am - 10am Charles Best
SATURDAYS April 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 Under 9 (2015), Under 10 (2014), Under 11 (2013) Boys 10am - 11am Charles Best
SATURDAYS April 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 Under 12 (2012) - Under 18 (2006) Boys 12pm - 1pm Charles Best
SUNDAYSApril 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25Under 8 (2016), Under 9 (2015), Under 10 (2014)Girls11am - 12pmCharles Best
SUNDAYSApril 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25Under 11 (2013) - Under 18 (2006)Girls12pm - 1pmCharles Best

*What is a small-sided game? Small sided-games are games with a small number of players on each side, for example 4 v 4 or 6 v 6. Why use small sided games?

  1. Individual technical development
  2. Tactical development
  3. Easier decision making
  4. More opportunity to solve problems that only the game presents
  5. More exposure to attacking and defending situations
  6. Because they are great FUN!

For more information about the Spring Small-Sided Games Series please contact Alfredo Valente. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and is limited due to field space.

Training Programs Frequently Asked Questions

Players are identified and invited to Prospects through CMFSC programming - Fall/Winter League, Fall/Winter Training Program, Spring Training Program, etc. 

New Players to CMFSC are directed to sign-up for OPEN programs. 

Players have access to receive extra training through additional academies hosted by CMFSC, with two different types of training programs to appeal to all levels of ability.

Boys & Girls Player Training Program is open to all levels of players that are wanting to learn more about soccer or improve their level of play. Players will be placed in groups that allow for develop in an environment appropriate to his/her ability led by CMFSC Staff Technical Coaches. Activities will be primarily focused on individual technical development and tactical understanding through small-sided games. This is not a league registration and full games will not be played. 

Boys & Girls Prospects Training Program provides U8 - U10 Development Stream players and U11 - U12 Divisional players with an opportunity to train in a more competitive environment. The program will focus on the physical, technical, and tactical side of goalkeeping. This Training Program is an invite only program. All invites will be sent by CMFSC Technical Staff. Players that do not receive an invite are encouraged to register for the Player Training Program. 

If the City of Coquitlam closes the fields due to weather or safety, we will notify all participants via email. We will also update our website and post information on our homepage.

Missed sessions will not be refunded unless a medical reason is provided.

This fee covers player association fees and insurance for players not registered in the league program in that calendar year. 

All program participants must wear shin-guards and cleats. Players should wear comfortable athletic clothing that is weather appropriate (shorts, t-shirt, pants, toque, gloves, etc). It is suggested to wear CMFSC branded gear if possible. CMFSC gear can be purchased through our Club Sponsor:

Club wear can be purchased here

No. The Training Program setting is to work on individual skill development and small-sided games.