Technical Training Centre
Girls Under 11/12 Selects

The Technical Training 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 at the Gold level (Gold U11 and Gold U12).

This once-per-week supplementary training is provided at no charge to the players. Players will be responsible for purchasing their training kit (one time fee – $100) and any other fees associated with travel to games/ tournaments.

Registration is open to any U11 Blue or U12 Blue player in the Lower Island Soccer Association and doesn’t require a recommendation.


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


Program runs January 20th – March 17, 2022

Fridays 5:30-6:45 pm at UVic.

Program Overview

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 once-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