The Excellence Stream incorporates 2 Alberta Soccer Key Programs and is meant for Elite Player Training:
Please click on the Program name to access information about each program.
As part of the Canada Soccer Pathway, the Women’s EXCEL Program is designed to ensure more of Canada’s exceptional young female players find their way into the best competitive environments, so that our Women’s National Team is provided with a steady stream of players meeting high standards to keep us competitive on the world stage.
In other words, Canada Soccer Women’s EXCEL Program aims to develop more Sinclairs, more often. By design, not by chance.
Find out more about the Women’s EXCEL program in Canada in this guide for players and parents
As part of the Canada Soccer Pathway, the Men’s EXCEL stream—led by Canada Soccer in collaboration with provincial partners as well as the country’s professional clubs and private academies—will ensure more of Canada’s exceptional young players find their way into the best competitive environments. Together, we are creating a new national structure to channel talent into professional clubs, and, ultimately, to our National Teams.
Over time, this fundamental transformation will produce: more top Canadian players with the world-class skills needed to be truly competitive on the international stage.
Find out more about the Men’s EXCEL program in Canada in this guide for players and parents