Students interested in the Soccer Academy are to complete the Student Information Form. Parents will be contacted by the Academy Office with further information about the registration process.

The West Vancouver Schools Premier Soccer Academy is a quality special program that offer students the opportunity to complete their academic coursework in the mornings and then the ability to participate in soccer skill-development in the afternoon, all during school hours. Students receive course credits towards graduation for their participation in the Academy all year long.

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The Program Concept

The WVS Premier Soccer Academy is designed for the student-athlete who wants to develop their potential as a high performance athlete or simply wants to learn the sport and enjoy the game.

Students, Grades 8-12, registered full time in West Vancouver Schools in any one of the three secondary schools: Rockridge, West Vancouver Secondary, or Ecole Sentinel is eligible to apply. The program runs from September through June, all year long.

Program Specifics

  • Designed to be inclusive, welcoming all skill levels
  • Partnered with & consultation with the University of British Columbia’s Varsity Soccer program
  • Experienced, qualified and passionate coaches work with the students
  • Students train at Ambleside all-weather turf – an outstanding facility for outdoor training


Ministry Course Credits

Students who participate for the full school year in the linear system receive the following Ministry courses at each grade level:

Physical & Health Education 8
Physical & Health Education 9
Physical & Health Education 10
Fitness & Conditioning 11
Fitness & Conditioning 12

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Fact Sheet

In the WVS Premier Soccer Academy, the coaching staff strives to create a welcoming environment, one that helps ensure students are accommodated and challenged. Students participate in a variety of activities to not only improve their overall skill development, but also they have the opportunity to work with their peers, form friendships, feel connected, and have a lot of fun.

Fees: $225 per month (September – June). Payment is in the form of 10 equal payments throughout the year.

Contact Information

Ms. Diane Nelson
Director of Instruction, Learning & Innovation

Ms. Tara Ledingham
Assistant, WVS Premier Academies

Students interested in the Premier Soccer Academy must complete a Student Information Form.

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