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Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club

CMFSC is committed to all levels of program development and competition.

Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club offers a variety of programs including leagues, academies and camps that are appropriate to all ages and levels, with the following goals in mind:

  • Developing outstanding young players with an age-appropriate soccer curriculum focused on technical training and player development.
  • Promoting an attractive, creative and organized style of soccer.
  • Creating a positive learning environment that reinforces the principles by which to train, compete and pursue excellence.
  • Emphasizing the values of sportsmanship, discipline, focus, and commitment.
  • Building self-esteem, leadership, and conflict resolution skills.

As per BC Soccer regulations, our programs are organized by birth year. Spring, Summer, & Fall 2021-2022 Season Age Groups:

Birth Year 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003+
Program Age Group U4 U5 U6 U7 U8 U9 U10 U11 U12 U13 U14 U15 U16 U17 U18 Adult

*PROGRAMS MAY BE ADJUSTED BASED ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND PROTOCOLS. FAMILIES SHOULD REVIEW OUR RETURN TO PLAY AND SAFETY GUIDE BEFORE REGISTERING FOR ANY PROGRAMS.


Program Overview Information


  • Initiation Program (U4 – U7)

    INITIATION PROGRAM (U4 – U7)


    The Initiation program focuses on psychomotor and cognitive skill development. Players move constantly, each with a ball at his or her feet, working on vital skills that will enable them to perform to their maximum potential. Through fun games and activities, they also learn basic running techniques.

    Age Group Specific Information


      U4 U5 U6 U7
    Run Dates Sept - March Sept - March Sept - March Sept - March
    Indoor / Outdoor Indoor – gymnasium. Indoor – gymnasium. Mid-week indoor session run by staff coach. Weekend out-door session run by volunteer parent coach(Saturday boys, Sunday girls). Mid-week indoor session run by staff coach. Weekend out-door session run by volunteer parent coach(Saturday boys, Sunday girls).
    Number of Sessions 1 per week. 1 per week. 2 per week. 2 per week.
    Are there tiered divisions within the Minis Program No. No. No. No.
    Equipment Needed Running shoes, shin-guards, water bottle. Running shoes, shin-guards, water bottle. Running shoes, out-door cleats, shin-guards, water bottle. Running shoes, out-door cleats, shin-guards, water bottle.
    Equipment Provided Jersey, shorts, socks. Jersey, shorts, socks. Jersey, shorts, socks. Jersey, shorts, socks.
    Staff Coaches Yes. Yes. Yes for mid-week session. Yes for mid-week session.
    Volunteer Parent Coaches Yes. Yes. Volunteer Parent Coaches run the weekend session. Volunteer Parent Coaches run the weekend session.
    Is additional Academy training available? No. No. Yes - see Academy section for more details. Yes - see Academy section for more details.
    Cost Please review our registration page for up to date costs.
    For more information, including a calendar of specific dates and other FAQ's, please visit Initiation Information Page
  • Minis Program (U8 – U12)

    MINIS PROGRAM (U8 – U12)


    The Minis Program provides an opportunity for players to develop technical ability, comprehension of team play and formations, and individual agility, balance and coordination. Players will be placed on teams that meet weekly for practice and play together on weekends in full games.

    Minis Age Group Specific Information


      U8 U9 U10 U11 U12
    Run Dates Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer
    Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer
    Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer
    Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer
    Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer
    Indoor / Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor
    Number of Sessions 1 practice mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls). 1 practice mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls). 1 practice mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls). 1 practice mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls) *Select teams practice 2 times per week. 1 practice mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls) *Select teams practice 2 times per week.
    Are there tiered divisions within the Minis Program Yes, there is house and development. The house program is a recreational level and all teams will be balanced. Development is an invite only program and all teams within, are balanced. Yes, there is house and development. The house program is a recreational level and all teams will be balanced. Development is an invite only program and all teams within, are balanced. Yes, there is house and development. The house program is a recreational level and all teams will be balanced. Development is an invite only program and all teams within, are balanced. Yes, there is the house program and a Select/Divisional program. The house program is a recreational level and all teams will be balanced. The Divisional level will have selected teams that are tiered. Yes, there is the house program and a Select/Divisional program. The house program is a recreational level and all teams will be balanced. The Divisional level will have selected teams that are tiered.
    Are there formal evaluations or tryouts? No, players will be selected for Development based on the observations of staff coaches, the Age Group Head Coach, parent coaches, and additional sessions at camps or academies. No, players will be selected for Development based on the observations of staff coaches, the Age Group Head Coach, parent coaches, and additional sessions at camps or academies. No, players will be selected for Development based on the observations of staff coaches, the Age Group Head Coach, parent coaches, and additional sessions at camps or academies. No, teams will formed based on the Team Selection Process
    No, teams will formed based on the Team Selection Process
    Equipment Needed Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks.
    Equipment Provided Two jerseys, shorts, socks. Two jerseys, shorts, socks. Two jerseys, shorts, socks. Two jerseys, shorts, socks. Two jerseys, shorts, socks.
    Staff Coaches Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games. Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games. Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games. Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games. Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games.
    Volunteer Parent Coaches Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager.
    Is there additional Academy training available? Yes - see Academy section for more details. Yes - see Academy section for more details. Yes - see Academy section for more details. Yes - see Academy section for more details. Yes - see Academy section for more details.
    Cost Please review our registration page for up to date costs.
    For more information, including a calendar of specific dates, please visit Minis Program Information Page
  • Divisional Program (U13 – U18)

    DIVISIONAL PROGRAM (U13-U18)


    The objective of the program is to create and provide an excellent experience/environment by ensuring that safety, organization, structure and fun/enjoyment exists for both players and coaches. The environment created will provide an opportunity for players to develop technical ability, comprehension of team play and formations, and individual Speed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ). Players will be placed on teams, and will practice mid-week and have games on weekends.

    Divisional Age Group Specific Information


      U14 – U18 Metro U13 – U18 Div 1 & 2 U13 – U18 Div 3
    Run Dates Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer.
    Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer.
    Sept – March

    *Individual teams may practice and play in Spring/Summer.
    Indoor / Outdoor Outdoor. Outdoor. Outdoor.
    Number of Sessions 2 practices mid-week, 4 v 4 nights, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls). 2 practices mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls). 1 or 2 practices mid-week, 1 game on weekend (Saturday boys, Sunday girls).
    Are there tiered divisions within the Divisional Program Yes, the divisions go: BCSPL, Metro, Div 1, Div 2, Div 3. Yes, the divisions go: BCSPL, Metro, Div 1, Div 2, Div 3. Yes, the divisions go: BCSPL, Metro, Div 1, Div 2, Div 3.
    Are there formal evaluations or tryouts? No, teams will formed based on the Team Selection Process No, teams will formed based on the Team Selection Process
    No, teams will formed based on the Team Selection Process
    Equipment Needed Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks Cleats, shin-guards. water, bottle, snacks
    Equipment Provided Two jerseys, shorts, socks. Two jerseys, shorts, socks. Two jerseys, shorts, socks.
    Staff Coaches U13 Only - Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games. U13 Only - Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games. U13 Only - Age Group Head Coach – this person monitors the entire age group of teams. They will not be present at all practices or games.
    Volunteer Parent Coaches Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer parent head coach, assistant coach, and manager.
    Cost Please review our registration page for up to date costs.
    For more information, including a calendar of specific dates, please visit Divisional Program Information Page
  • BCSPL Program (U13 – U18)

    BCSPL PROGRAM (U13-U18)


    BC Soccer and CMFSC are committed to a comprehensive approach to improve player development in British Columbia, ultimately, to make Canada a strong soccer nation. Part of the broad-based plan was the creation and development of a high performance league in BC. The league is known as the “EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League”.

    Divisional Age Group Specific Information


      Boys & Girls Player Academy Prospects Academy Goalkeeping Academy
    Run Dates This age group will start as U13 transition/intake year in September 2019 and take part in the 2019 Phase 2, season from September to November. The team will also participate in trainings and exhibition games from April to June in preparation for Phase 2. This team will then enter a re-evaluation phase in November 2019. 2007 born players will then play a full season at the Under 13 age group from February 2020 to November 2020. Phase 1 – March – June
    Phase 2 – September - November
    Phase 1 Only – March - June
    Indoor / Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor
    Number of Sessions Teams train a minimum of three times per week:

    Boys train Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

    Girls train Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

    Boys games are Saturdays, girls games are Sundays.
    Teams train a minimum of three times per week:

    Boys train Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

    Girls train Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

    Boys games are Saturdays, girls games are Sundays
    Teams train a minimum of three times per week:

    Boys train Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

    Girls train Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

    Boys games are Saturdays, girls games are Sundays.
    Are there tiered divisions within the Minis Program No, BCSPL is the only Division. No, BCSPL is the only Division. No, BCSPL is the only Division.
    Are there formal evaluations or tryouts? Yes. Click here for more information. No. Any player interested in being considered should visit our BCSPL Evaluation page here (current CMFSC BCSPL players should not use this registration form, this is for non CMFSC players). No. Any player interested in being considered should visit our BCSPL Evaluation page here (current CMFSC BCSPL players should not use this registration form, this is for non CMFSC players).
    Equipment Needed Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, snacks  
    Equipment Provided Training Jacket, two jerseys, two pairs of shorts, two pairs of socks, training shirt, backpack Training Jacket, two jerseys, two pairs of shorts, two pairs of socks, training shirt, backpack Training Jacket, two jerseys, two pairs of shorts, two pairs of socks, training shirt, backpack
    Staff Coaches Yes Yes  
    Volunteer Parent Coaches Yes – each team will have a volunteer assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer assistant coach, and manager. Yes – each team will have a volunteer assistant coach, and manager.
    Cost Please review our BCSPL FAQ page for up to date costs.
    For more information, including a calendar of specific dates, please visit BCSPL Information Page
  • Adults Over 18

    ADULTS – VMSL & MWSL


    Adult teams participate in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League and the Metro Women’s Soccer League. There are various divisions and teams based on skill-level and commitment with-in CMFSC. Any interest in joining an adult team, should direct their inquiries to the teams themselves as they manage their own registration/roster and costs. Please visit our Adult Information page to view the current teams.

CMFSC Academy Info


CMFSC offers additional player development opportunities for all levels of players through our Academy Programming including Player Academy, Prospect Academy, Goalkeeper Academy & Adult Academy. Players aren’t on ‘teams’ and will work with a number of different coaches. They also do not play full-field games.

  • Boys & Girls Player Academy

    This program is open to all players in the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club from Under 5 through Under 13. The Player Academy will be primarily focused on individual technical development and small-sided games. Players will be grouped based on gender, age and experience.

  • *NEW* Small-Sided Games Series (Spring Only)

    All registered players will be assigned to a group, run through a quick warm-up and then rotate through various small-sided games. Technical staff coaches oversee the game environment and flow of the game (including substitutions) adding words of encouragement, advice, and instruction in a safe environment, but mostly kids are given the chance to “just play”. This fast paced and fun-filled hour is a great addition to the Spring Player Academy or a stand-alone program! All levels are welcome.

  • Prospects Academy

    This is an invite only program for players Under 7 through Under 12. The focus for this academy will be on individual technical skill development and tactical play in a small-sided game format. Players will be grouped based on ability.

  • Goalkeeping Academy

    The goalie academy will provide age appropriate training (Under 8 through Under 18) working on the physical, technical, and tactical side of goalkeeping.

    Prospects Goalkeeping Academy

    This invite only goalkeeping academy will provide age appropriate training (Under 8 through Under 18) working on the physical, technical, and tactical side of goalkeeping.

  • Adult Academies – Women’s Academy & Men’s Academy

    The CMFSC Adult Academy sessions are structured to serve adult players that are new to the game, those who want to ease back after an injury or longer break, or those players that have basic skill and are looking to improve on their fundamentals. This Academy is also a great way to meet other CMFSC members and get a great workout at the same time.


Age Group Specific Information:


  Boys & Girls Player Academy Small-Sided Games Series Prospects Academy Goalkeeping Academy Prospects Goalkeeping Academy Women's Academy Men's Academy
Run Dates Fall/Winter: Sept – Feb

Spring: May - June
Spring: May - June

Fall/Winter: Sept – Feb

Spring: May - June
Fall/Winter: Sept – Feb

Spring: May - June
Fall/Winter: Sept – Feb

Spring: May - June
Fall: Sept - Dec

Winter: Nov - Jan

Spring:
Spring Break – March

Spring:
Indoor / Outdoor Outdoor. Outdoor. Outdoor. Outdoor. Outdoor. Fall/Spring: Outdoor
Winter: Indoor
Outdoor.
Number of Sessions 1 per week. 1 per week. 1 per week. 1 per week. 1 per week. 1 per week. 1 per week.
Is this Academy Invite Only? No. This Academy is open to all experience levels including never played. No. This Academy is open to all experience levels including never played. Yes. No. Yes. No. No.
Equipment Needed Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, goalie gloves. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle, goalie gloves.
Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle. Cleats, shin-guards, water bottle.
Equipment Provided None.  Shirt.  None.  None. None. None. None.
Staff Coaches Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.
Volunteer Parent Coaches No. No. No. No. No. No. No.
Cost Please review our Academy page for up to date costs.
For more information, including a calendar of specific dates, please visit Academy Page

CMFSC Camp Info


Our Camps are aimed at all players. These sessions are structured for beginner to advanced level players, looking to continue to further their soccer skills during the Spring or Summer in a fun, energetic and supportive atmosphere. With the exception of the Mini Madness Camp, players will be grouped by ability to ensure that their technical and tactical skills are developed in an age and developmentally appropriate environment. There will be different levels of camps offered for those either looking for a fun introduction to the game and continuation of skills development, or for a more challenging soccer environment.

Due to the on-going restrictions in place from the COVID-19 pandemic, our Camp information has changed. Please view the following pages for more information:

Spring Break 2021 Program

Summer 2021 Program - COMING SOON!