BATC PARTNERS WITH THE VANCOUVER WHITECAPS
May 2nd 2013
(North Battleford, SK) Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs is proud to have partnered with the Vancouver Whitecaps to bring a Soccer Academy to the Battlefords.
There will be two groups training with the Whitecaps. One group exclusively for BATC Community Youth and one open group in the Battlefords. This program will run from May 6th through July 6th.
Lisa McEachern, BATC Athletics Management says, "The Whitecaps are one of 3 major league soccer clubs in Canada and we are lucky enough to have them coming to our community for 9 weeks, 5 days a week, 4 hours a day to train with our youth!"
Age groups include U12, U14 and U16 - with each group allowing 20 youth to participate at no charge, thanks to a grant from the BATC Community Development Corporation. North Battleford will be the host of a Regional Academy Centre as part of the Whitecaps Player Development Program.
Posters with registration information and training information have been circulated to BATC Member First Nations and to community groups in North Battleford.
For more information, please contact:
Lisa McEachern, Athletics Manager
Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs
Phone: 306 446 1415