Fall/Winter Academy and Competitive Programs

2020-2021

Welcome to the 2020-21 fall/winter programming page for Academy and Competitive.  The page below outlines the various competitive and academy programs that Ottawa TFC will be offering for this season. 

Keep in mind that we while we are all keen to get our new season started, the health and safety of our members remains our top priority.  As such, we will continue to abide by and adopt any and all municipal and provincial health guidlines, as well as running all of our programs in compliance with Ottawa TFC return to play protocol.  

 

Click here to find your "U" age level for this season

U9-U10 Programs (born in 2011 or 2012):

U11-U12 Programs (born in 2009 or 2010):

U13-U18 Programs (born in 2003 to 2008):

 Extra Training Opportunities

 

U9-U10 Competitive

The U9-U10 Competitive program is for players looking to train and play regularly, in a fun but comeptitive environment.  Team train together once weekly in a dome, and once weekly through our highly accredited Virtual Training program that nurtures individual skills.  Teams will also participate in weekly games/league play. 

This program is run by some of the most qualified and passionate coaches in our club.   The programs have been hailed by Ontario Soccer as some of the very best in the province for player development, and they've also been hailed as a lot fun by our players!

Program Details

Soccer Age

All U9-U10 players interested in playing competitive soccer. Players are grouped by age and gender into teams/training groups. (Born in: 2011 - 2012)

Locations

Millennium Sports Park - Until Mid-November

East end Domes - November to March

Season Length 

October to March

Schedule

Pre-Season

1 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

1 x weekly game - Weekends

 

In-Season

1 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

1 x weekly V.T.A. (45 mins): TBD

1 x weekly game - Weekends

Important Dates and Tryouts!

Start date: October 5, 2020 

  Week off: Decemebr 20 to January 8

  End date: March 5, 2021

Tryout Schedule: fall/winter tryout schedule

Cost

Before the start of tryouts in September, all players interested in playing must register (and pay) for the “Competitive Base Registration” fee of $495.

Note: An additional fee will be due once players are placed into teams.  The amount of this fee will be determined  by the level of play. 

Player Requirements

Questions

Girls: Contact Jordan Lundin jlundin@ottawatfc.com

Boys: Contact Roberto Di Nuzzo roberto@ottawatfc.com

REGISTER!!

 

U9-U10 Academy

The U9-U10 Academy program offers the most professionally run development soccer program available to soccer players in Ottawa. The program boasts an extremely qualified and well-educated coaching staff, including several Nationally and internationally licensed coaches, and a curriculum that includes a heavy emphasis on personal and leadership development, beyond just soccer skills. It is also the only program directly affiliated with Toronto FC, Canada’s most successful professional team, with regular visits to our club from Toronto FC, and a direct pathway for talented players to the professional and national team setups in Canada. 

Program Details

Soccer Age

All U9-U10 players interested in playing competitive soccer. Players are grouped by age and gender into teams/training groups. (Born in: 2011 - 2012)

Locations

Millennium Sports Park - Until Mid-November

East end Domes - November to March

Season Length 

October to March

Schedule

Pre-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

1 x weekly game - Weekends

 

In-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

1 x weekly V.T.A. (45 mins): TBD

1 x weekly game - Weekends

Important Dates and Tryouts!

Start date: October 5, 2020 

  Week off: Decemebr 20 to January 8

  End date: March 5, 2021

Tryout Schedule: fall/winter tryout schedule 

Cost

Before the start of tryouts in September, all players interested in playing must register (and pay) for the “Competitive Base Registration” fee of $495.

Note: An additional fee will be due once players are placed into teams.  The amount of this fee will be determined  by the level of play. 

Player Requirements

Questions

Girls: Contact Jordan Lundin jlundin@ottawatfc.com

Boys: Contact Roberto Di Nuzzo roberto@ottawatfc.com

REGISTER!!

 

U11-U12 Competitive

The U11-U12 Competitive program is for players looking to train and play regularly, in a fun but comeptitive environment.  Team train together once weekly in a dome, and once weekly through our highly accredited Virtual Training program that nurtures individual skills.  Teams will also participate in weekly games/league play. 

This program is run by some of the most qualified and passionate coaches in our club.   The programs have been hailed by Ontario Soccer as some of the very best in the province for player development, and they've also been hailed as a lot fun by our players!

Program Details

Soccer Age

All U11-U12 players interested in playing competitive soccer. Players are grouped by age and gender into teams/training groups. (Born in: 2009 - 2010)

Season Length 

October to March

Locations

Millennium Sports Park - Until Mid-November

East end Domes - November to March

Schedule

Pre-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

1 x weekly game - Weekends

 

In-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

1 x weekly V.T.A. (45 mins): TBD

1 x weekly game - Weekends

Important Dates and Tryouts!

Start date: October 5, 2020 

  Week off: Decemebr 20 to January 8

  End date: March 5, 2021

Tryout Schedule: fall/winter tryout schedule 

Cost

Before the start of tryouts in September, all players interested in playing must register (and pay) for the “Competitive Base Registration” fee of $495.

Note: An additional fee will be due once players are placed into teams.  The amount of this fee will be determined  by the level of play. 

Player Requirements

Questions

Girls: Contact Pat Boyle pat@ottawatfc.com

Boys: Contact Drew Price drew@ottawatfc.com

REGISTER!!

 

U11-U12 Academy

The U11-U12 Academy program offers the most professionally run development soccer program available to soccer players in Ottawa. The program boasts an extremely qualified and well-educated coaching staff, including several Nationally and internationally licensed coaches, and a curriculum that includes a heavy emphasis on personal and leadership development, beyond just soccer skills. It is also the only program directly affiliated with Toronto FC, Canada’s most successful professional team, with regular visits to our club from Toronto FC, and a direct pathway for talented players to the professional and national team setups in Canada. 

Program Details

Soccer Age

All U11-U12 players interested in playing competitive soccer. Players are grouped by age and gender into teams/training groups. (Born in: 2009 - 2010)

Season Length 

October - March

Schedule:

Pre-Season

3 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

1 x weekly game - Weekends

 

In-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

1 x weekly V.T.A. (45 mins): TBD

1 x weekly game - Weekends

Important Dates and Tryouts!

Start date: October 5, 2020 

  Week off: Decemebr 20 to January 8

  End date: March 5, 2021

Tryout Schedule: fall/winter tryout schedule 

Cost

Before the start of tryouts in September, all players interested in playing must register (and pay) for the “Competitive Base Registration” fee of $495.

Note: An additional fee will be due once players are placed into teams.  The amount of this fee will be determined  by the level of play. 

Player Requirements

Questions

Girls: Contact Pat Boyle pat@ottawatfc.com

Boys: Contact Drew Price drew@ottawatfc.com

REGISTER!!

 

U13-U18 Competitive  

The U13-U18 Competitive program is for talented young players who wish to train, develop and play through the fall/winter.  The program is home to our Regional and district competitive teams, which include some of the very best teams competing in the Eastern Ontario Regional leagues.  Teams will train together twice as week, and will play once weekly in a game.  If health guidelines permit, the teams will compete in the competitive league at the Coliseum.  Otherwise, games will be organized on a weekly basis with neighbouring clubs and against other teams within the club. 

The program is run by some of the most qualified and passionate coaches, and has become a very well respected program in the region and province.  Players also tend to have a lot of fun playing in the competitive program!

Program Details

Soccer Age

U13-U18 (born 2008-2003) competitive level players. Players will be grouped by age and gender into teams/training groups. 

Season Length 

October- March

Format

On Field Training:  twice weekly on turf/dome

Competition Format:  7v7 game/league play on weekends

Weekly Commitment

Pre-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

  • TBD @ Millennium Park

Games on weekends (pre-season friendly games)

 

In-Season

2 x weekly on-field training:

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

  • TBD @ Ottawa U or Louis Riel

1 x weekly game - Weekends

Important Dates and Tryouts!

Start date: October 5, 2020 

  Week off: Decemebr 20 to January 8

  End date: March 5, 2021

Tryout Schedule: fall/winter tryout schedule 

Cost

Before the start of tryouts in September, all players interested in playing must register (and pay) for the “Competitive Base Registration” fee of $495.

Note: An additional fee will be due once players are placed into teams.  The amount of this fee will be determined  by the level of play. 

Player Requirements

Questions

Boys: Please contact Vlad at vlad@ottawatfc.com

Girls: Please contact Raz at raz@ottawatfc.com

REGISTER!!

 

U13-U18 Elite Academy 

Our Elite Academy is a year-round program that offers our highest level of Academy training.  It is coached by our Nationally and Internationally licensed coaches, and features a one-of-a-kind, European style academy structure, whereby players train Monday to Friday after school, and play games on weekends.  The Academy consists of our OPDL rostered players and professional/University prospects, and houses some of the most competitive teams in the Province and Country.  The program has won National and Provincial gold medals on a regular basis.  

This program is also the exclusive Eastern Ontario affiliate of Toronto FC of the MLS.  The program attracts regular visits from TFC’s academy director and coaches, and offers a direct pathway for players into the TFC academy, and the professional and national team ranks.  

 

Program Details

Locations and Format

Outdoor Training: (Early October - Mid November) 

  • Monday to Friday, 4:00-5:30pm @ Millennium Turf

  • Games on weekends @ various locations

Indoor Training: (Mid November - Early March)

  • Monday to Friday between 3:30-6:00pm @ Gloucester Superdome  

  • Games on weekends @ various domes

Season Length 

Year round (September - August) 

Player Requirements

Questions

Contact our technical director at vlad@ottawatfc.com 

REGISTER!!


 

U9-U12 Morning Training with the staff

This  is an extra training opportunity for our young academy players who are keen on some extra time with our most qualified coaches.  Although only for our early risers, the program sees small groups of players training directly with our Academy staff (Jordan, Roberto, Pav, and Vlad).  As always, a program that pulls the most talented and passionate players together, with some of our very best trainers, is a recipe for success... even if you gotta get up extra early to take part. 

Program Details

Soccer Age:

U9-U12 Academy (born 2012-2009)

Unsure of your age group? 

Schedule:

 

Date

Time

Field

November 17 - February 16

Unit 1: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 AM

Unit 2: Thursdays 7:00-8:00 AM

Gloucester Dome/LR Dome

Costs:

$175.00 per unit

(Players can register for either unit, or both) 

Register:

Questions?

jlundin@ottawatfc.com

 

U13-U18 Morning Training

This  is an extra training opportunity for our academy and competitive players who are keen on some extra time with our most qualified coaches.  Although only for our early risers, the program sees small groups of players training directly with our Academy staff (Jordan, Roberto, Pav, and Vlad).  As always, a program that pulls the most talented and passionate players together, with some of our very best trainers, is a recipe for success... even if you gotta get up extra early to take part. 

Program Details

Soccer Age:

U13-U18 Academy (born 2008-2003)

Unsure of your age group? 

Schedule:

 

Date

Time

Field

November 17

To

February 16

Unit 1: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 AM

Unit 2: Thursdays 7:00-8:00 AM

 

Gloucester Dome/LR Dome

Costs:

$175.00 per unit

(Players can register for either unit, or both) 

Register:

Questions?

vlad@ottawatfc.com