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Over 300 Players Selected to Participate in BC Soccer's High Performance Program

Vancouver BC September 5, 2017 - BC Soccer is please to have had over 300 players involved in the High Performance Provincial Program over the last six months which represented all franchise clubs within the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League.

BC Soccer’s High Performance Program consists of both development camps and identification matches held throughout the year. The matches are primarily against the Whitecaps FC Residency Program, with the design of the overall program being to provide development and identification opportunities for potential selection into Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency (males) and BC REX (female) programming with the ultimate objective of having more players from BC involved in Canada Soccer National Team programming as they aspire to advance within the player development pathway in BC.

Players involved in BC Soccer's High Performance Program are specifically identified and invited to participate based on recommendations from the Technical Directors from within the BCSPL franchise clubs, Whitecaps FC coaching staff, BC REX coaching staff, and BC Soccer development staff. 

CLICK HERE for a complete listing of the players involved, including thier BCSPL Franchise Club.

“Congratulations to all of the players from phase one of the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League who were invited to BC Soccer High Performance Programming,” said Chris Cerroni, BC Soccer Director of Soccer Development. “By working closely with Canada Soccer, Whitecaps FC, and the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League’s Technical Directors, the players invited into the program are able to receive further development and scouting opportunities which will help them move along the player pathway.”

For more information on the BC Soccer High Performance Program please CLICK HERE

To learn more about the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League please CLICK HERE

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. The professional not-for-profit society is committed to developing the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play.

Its vision is to pursue Canada's foremost integrated soccer development system built upon club, school, varsity and professional team excellence. BC Soccer is comprised of 150 member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, spanning more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with these member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, BC Soccer will operate under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer will promote the integral soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.