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Provincial Team Program 2017-10-16T12:01:49+00:00

Provincial Team Program

The Provincial Team Program encompasses both Alberta Soccer’s Winter Training Program and Provincial Team Training for our players.

provincial-team-mainCoaching focus is based on four technical and tactical considerations:

Technique on Demand
Speed of Play
Physicality
Decision making both on and off the ball

It is our goal to bring like-skilled and like-minded players together in order to expose them to a higher level of play as well as provide opportunities for exposure to National Team coaches.

Winter Training Program

Based on scouting and evaluations at the U13 Rural Talent ID Event, U13 Open Trials, the 2017 Provincial Team, and league games, Alberta Soccer has invited the following players to participate in the 2017-18 Winter Training Program:

Click here to see the list of selected players

The Winter Training Program coaches will continue to use league games to scout and evaluate players. Club technical directors may also make recommendations to the applicable Winter Training Program Coach if they feel a particular player warrants a trial for Winter Training. Alberta Soccer may continue inviting players into the Program until February 9th , 2018.

Please note: participation in the Winter Training Program is by invitation only. Players may be released from the program at any time and their participation is not a guarantee of placement on the Alberta Provincial Team.

The Winter Training Program offers players exciting development opportunities, such as:

  • opportunity to train in a player-first, competitive environment
  • access to greater selection of players across Alberta
  • ongoing player feedback
  • training with Provincial Program coaches

Provincial Team Coaching Staff

U13 Girls North

Head Coach: Kristyn Shapka
Asst. Coach: Courtney Wald

U13 Boys North

Head Coach: Marcelo Lafuente
Asst. Coach: Osmo Bimba

U14 Girls North

Head Coach: Keith Pritchard
Asst. Coach: Marissa Duguay

U14 Boys North

Head Coach: Chris Morgan
Asst. Coach: Vikram Kaushal

U13 Girls South

Head Coach: Dave Clarke
Asst. Coach: Jacquie Hertlein

U13 Boys South

Head Coach: Shaun Lowther
Asst. Coach: Graham Fisher
Dev. Coach: Paul Ferries

U14 Girls South

Head Coach: John Clubb
Asst. Coach: Victoria Baker

U14 Boys South

Head Coach: Jordan Stewart
Asst. Coach: Chris McKaig
Dev. Coach: Clint Dunford

Parent Resources

Player Registration – Must be completed online through GOALLINE. Click Here to register.

Receipts – You will receive an Internet Purchase Receipt via email as confirmation that your payment & registration is complete. Child Fitness Credit tax receipts will be provided upon request.  Please contact accounting to request your receipt.

Contact Information – Please keep your contact information up-to-date within GOALLINE, as we use the information within this system to contact you regarding further invitations to programming or events.

Medical Information & Consents – Please keep your Consents & Medical Information current (-1 year old) by clicking on the Forms Management link within your player profile.

For assistance or questions regarding our registration process, please contact the  Technical Programs Coordinator.

Program Forms

Code of Conduct & Supervision Policy
Refund/Cancellation Policy

Kidsport Applications:

General Grant – Click HERE
Elite Performance Grant – HERE

Citizenship Requirements

It is currently not a requirement for a player to be a Canadian Citizen or have their Permanent Residency, Landed Immigrancy, or valid Passport in order to participate in the Provincial Team Program.

However, it is strongly suggested that players do have a valid passport as they will be deemed ineligible for selection if the teams are traveling outside of Canada.

Provincial Team Handbooks

2016-17 Provincial Team Guidebook