U16-U17 Boys


Manny Gomez


The roster is built to compete in the LISA U17 league. Attendance at college showcases is not mandatory for all players. College showcase rosters may include invited players outside of the Pre-Collegiate Program.

Visit our camps page for Player Identification Camp dates to tryout for the team.


Pre-Collegiate Program runs August-March.

Training Block 1: August – December 2023

  • Training session locations – CML/ JDF Velodrome
  • 2-3 Training sessions per week (Technical, Tactical)
    • 75 mins training sessions
    • 7:50pm – 9:00pm
  • 1x League game per week

Training Block 2: January – March 2024

  • Training session locations – CML/ JDF Velodrome
  • 2-3 Training sessions per week (Technical, Tactical and Physical)
    • 75 mins training sessions
    • 7:50pm – 9:00pm
  • 1x League  game per week

Note: Block 3 – Tier 2 (A Cup)

Training Block 3: April – June 2024

    • WIA may declare team to play BC A cup or participate in Tier 2 under LISA
    • Training session locations – UVIC/ CML Turf
    • 2 Training sessions per week (Technical, Tactical and Physical)
      • 75 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, increase 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.

Youth Programs

Program Overview

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2022-23 Training Schedule

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  • $xxx
  • WIA Training Kit (shirt + jacket)
  • Please contact us for the Sibling rate or Financial Assistance

Refund policies are listed on registration forms when you register for the season or for a program. Please make sure you are aware of when the refund deadlines are and  the terms specific to them.

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