Womens Soccer Development

PCSL – Men’s

The Pacific Coast Soccer League is an amateur soccer league, currently featuring teams from British Columbia. In the past clubs from Washington and Oregon have competed. PCSL is considered to be British Columbia’s premier amateur summer league

The roster is built by combining players from the U21 Residency program and the U18 Pre-Collegiate Program and our VISL Men’s Div II team.

*Additional players may be invited as needed from other clubs or college programs to provide experience to the team – a registration fee is required.

Training Block 1: April – July 

  • Training starts 2nd week in April
  • Training session locations – Layritz Turf
  • *Registration Fee: t.b.a
  • 3 Training sessions per week (Technical, Tactical and Physical)
    • 60-90 mins training sessions

Learning Objectives

Physical Development: Primary development of aerobic power, acyclic speed and explosive strength.

Technical: Focus on speed of passing and receiving technique, ball controlling in small space, perception and quick execution of passing, overall ball control, receiving to turn at speed and finishing.

Psychosocial: Commitment to the team, increased concentration and self-control.

Tactical: Application of attacking and defending principles in SSG.

Social/Emotional: Cooperation, Communication, Respect and Discipline.

Primary Learning Outcomes

  1. Making passes, receiving to turn and finishing at speed under pressure
  2. Playing short passes at speed in small spaces.
  3. Coordination of tactical principles with teammates.
  4. Coordinate the counterattack and pressing in SSG.
  5. Show good fitness in mid/high demanding aerobic power practices.
  6. Showing good technique under pressure in fatigue.

Pacific Coast Soccer League

Adult Programs

2022/23 Training Schedule

DAYMORNING SESSIONAFTERNOON/ EVENING SESSION
MONDAYSOCCER TRAINING
WEDNESDAYSTRENGTH AND CONDITIONING TRAINING
THURSDAYSOCCER TRAINING
FRIDAYSOCCER TRAINING
SUNDAYLEAGUE MATCHESSOCCER TRAINING

Tentative 2022-2023 Showcase Tournaments

TOURNAMENTDATEVENUEAGES
Starfire or Surf CupNovember 2022Seattle or San DiegoU17 and U19
Portland College ShowcaseJanuary 15th-18th, 2023Portland, OR, USAU17 and U19

2022/23 The Women’s Season Plan

PRE-SEASONCOMPETITIVE CYCLE PHASE ICOMPETITIVE CYCLE PHASE II
MEASURE & EVALUATEPREPARE & PLAYPLAY & COMPETE
AUGUST – SEPTEMBERSEPTEMBER – MARCHAPRIL – JULY
Physical testing, Tactical, Technical & Functional introduction

Individual Development Plans (IDP)

Physical, Tactical, Technical & Functional Competition and tactical phase.

U17/18 LISA & LIWSA & College Showcase

Competition & tactical phase

PACIFIC COAST SOCCER LEAGUE

Performance statistics collection & analysis

Our Soccer Partners

Westcastle International Academy is proud to work with the following soccer partners.

  • University of Victoria
  • BC Soccer
  • Canada Soccer
  • Lower Island Soccer Association