At Orix we have a simple philosophy "more teaching less coaching".
Our training programs are designed to develop the individual player technically, tactically and mentally.  We generally do not assess players based on their age but rather on their playing level and soccer IQ. The listed age categories are mainly for league compliance purposes, therefore players may be placed on older aged teams based on their current ability level.  It is common place to see players in our programs playing up 1 to 2 age groups on any given match day. We believe this is the best way to achieve accelerated development and prepare players for elite level soccer beyond youth play.

U15 Program (2006 or younger)

Training Program & Academy Team

The training program provides 2 training sessions per week and competitive league matches year round. From September to March our program participants train indoors and from April to August training moves to grass or turf fields. 

Our U15 Academy Team plays competitive matches in the British Columbia Academy Super League (bcasl.com) from September to December and from April to August.  Players who perform at a high level on this team may be called up to play matches with older Orix Academy teams to gain more experience.

Goalkeeper Training

The modern day goalkeeper is very much an outfield player. Orix Soccer Academy incorporates our goalkeepers in the training sessions to ensure they develop the skills required to play the position effectively in today’s game. Individual goalkeeper training is also provided for goalkeepers.

Tryouts

Orix does not conduct open tryouts. Any player can request an individual tryout at any point in the program year at no cost. The player will be invited to train with the program for 2-4 weeks before a decision is made.

Players who are not selected can request another tryout after 2 months. To request a tryout see Tryout Request Form below. 

Training Schedule

 

  Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays

October 1 –

March 31

6:00pm – 7:30pm

(Indoors)

 

 

6:00pm – 7:30pm

(Indoors)

 

 

April 1 –

September 30

 

5:00pm – 6:30pm

(Outdoors)

 

 

6:00pm – 7:30pm

(Outdoors)

 

 

Registration Information for U15Program

  • Monthly training fee is: $225
  • Monthly fee covers all training and league fees
  • Payment commitment for the program is month to month.
  • Credit card on file is billed monthly.
  • Once you have been assessed and selected for the program, Orix Soccer Academy will send you a payment link via email.
  • Players can opt out at any point during the program, without penalty.
  • No pro-rated refunds are issued for players opting out mid month.
  • Players who opt out of the program will not be permitted to cash out or receive any equivalent of any fundraised monies allocated for Orix trips or events.
  • Players receive a free training kit.
  • Players are provided with a jersey, shorts and socks for league matches. Uniforms are returned at the end of each season.

Orix Soccer Academy Tryout Request Form

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • If you have had any significant injuries in the last 12 months, which kept you from playing for more than 1 month - please state them above.
  • Terms & Conditions

    • I authorize my photograph, picture or likeness, and voice to appear in any documentary, promotion (including advertising), television, video, or radio coverage obtained during an Orix Academy training session, match or event without compensation.
    • You must accept the terms & conditions in order to continue with this registration.
  • Parental Consent and Liability Waiver

    • I consent and assume all risks and hazards of and incidental to the participation of the above–named child in the activities of Orix Academy, and agree to indemnify the said organization and its staff and members, against all loss from any claim hereafter made against it or them or any of them by or on behalf of the said child and arising directly or indirectly from such participation, including transportation. If my child is selected for an Orix Academy program, I will sign a hard copy parental consent and liability waiver form prior to the first official Orix Academy organized program activity.
  • Covid-19 Consent and Liability Waiver

    • I understand that I and/or my athlete will have the potential to be exposed to the risk of COVID-19 transmission while participating in ORIX SOCCER ACADEMY training, despite the measures/controls in place. I acknowledge that no plan can be considered to resolve all risks, and have been informed of the measures that ORIX ACADEMY has taken to mitigate risk to me or my athlete.
    • I understand that I and/or my athlete are required to abide by the ACADEMY's guidelines and expectations, particularly as they relate to site screening/access, respiratory and hand hygiene, physical distancing, self-isolation/quarantine, and other associated items as communicated. Failure to do so may result in removal from the Academy program.
    • I understand that while program guidelines and expectations are in place, I or my athlete may be in a situations where measures/controls are unable to be maintained including but not limited to:
      • situations where an athlete or staff member requires medical attention and/or support that demands close physical proximity or contact;
      • situations where an individual may not strictly adhere to the physical distancing protocols (e.g., an athlete spontaneously and momentarily moves closer than 2m to another athlete)
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