U10 / U11 / U12 / U13

The Technical Centre offers players several specialized development programs for players seeking a high-performance pathway.

The Selects program is a partially funded program for 24-36 committed girls who are currently playing U10 or at the Gold level in the U11 and U12 divisions.


With the understanding of age-appropriate levels of intensity and workload, technical training will focus on

  • passing and receiving
  • dribbling
  • ball control
  • turning
  • running with the ball
  • shielding the ball
  • shooting
  • finishing on goal


With the understanding of age-appropriate levels of intensity and workload, tactical training will focus on:

  • possession with a purpose
  • combination plays
  • 1v1 attacking
  • receiving on turn
  • crossing and finishing
  • positional play
  • finishing on goal
  • movement off the ball
  • 1v1 defending


  • Wednesdays and Fridays 5:30 to 6:45 pm
  • Location: UVic
  • April 11 – June 15
  • Program fee:
    • $325 – Returning Players
    • $400 – New players (Includes training kit)
  • Tournament opportunity (May 21-23)

Lead Instructor

Eddie Mukahanana

UEFA A License
Canada Soccer A Licence
Respect in Sports
Making Head Way in Soccer
Make Ethical Decisions

Mental Health in Sport
Technical Director Diploma 

The Program

The twice a week training sessions follow the Canada Soccer Skill Centre model. The Skill Centre was designed to guide clubs towards the best principles in player development, by taking a nationally coordinated approach to developing young soccer players. The Selects program follows the guidelines and standards as outlined in the Canada Soccer Association Skill Centre manual.

  • A focus on individual technical training
  • A focus on positional tactical training
  • Competitive environments


  • Tournaments (Vancouver/ USA)
  • Local Exhibition games
  • Festivals

Youth Programs

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