ASA 3-Star Endorsement

...University of Alberta's Soccer Centre of Excellence confirms community commitment with the development of Vimy Ridge Academy School - soccer program, feature club team development, academy training, goalkeeper specialization, international program and prospect management...

...the University of Alberta soccer programs and Green & Gold Soccer Academy has received the Alberta Soccer Association's Three Star Endorsement...recognizing the quality soccer instructional programs geared toward high level performance... on the following link for a You Tube presentation featuring the Green & Gold Soccer Academy at Vimy Ridge Academy school...




  1. Green and Gold Soccer Academy - Winter Session 2015

    The Green and Gold Soccer Academy is now taking registrations for the Winter Session 2015.

  2. Green and Gold Soccer Academy Fall Session 2014

    The Green & Gold Soccer Academy is now taking registrations for the Fall Session 2014.

  3. 22 academy players selected to Provincial Select Teams for 2014

    22 academy players selected to provincial select teams for 2014

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Practice & Game Schedule

  1. Academy - Sunday

    January 11 2015

  2. Academy - Sunday

    January 18 2015

  3. Academy - Sunday

    February 01 2015

  4. Academy - Friday

    February 06 2015

  5. Academy - Sunday

    February 08 2015

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Upcoming Programs

We are now taking registrations for the Winter Session 2015 of the academy.  Please check further on this website for information. 

The academy's Winter Session 2015 offers a great oppportunity to club teams who wish to advance their soccer development in an outstanding indoor soccer setting (Universiade Pavilion/Butterdome) during the winter months January through March. 

The Winter Session will offer the opportunity for 4 Feature Teams to take advantage of our professional program that seeks to deliver:

  • Highest level of coaching conducted by the academy's professional coaches including Len Vickery (CSA A License/Chartered Professional Coach), Kurt Bosch (CSA B License/ASA Provincial U-14 Boys Coach), Martin Andersen (MCoach candidate) and Niki Vignjevic (CSA B License Coach).
  • Practices conducted at the University of Alberta's Universiade Pavilion or Buttedome facility.
  • Academy training that has received the 3-Star Endorsement from the Alberta Soccer Association recognizing the quality of soccer instruction geared toward high performance.
  • A program that adheres to the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) Long Term Player Development (LTPD) stages of development in providing age appropriate tachnical, physical, tactical and game mentality training.
  • Promotion of players to the higher levels including the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency Program, FC Edmonton, provincial, national and professional teams. 

The Green & Gold Soccer Academy's recent Feature Team line-up for the Fall 2014 included:  

  • St Albert Boys (Liz Jepsen)
  • Juventus 2003 Boys (David Lechelt)
  • Juventus 2002 (Kurt Bosch)
  • Southwest United'98 Girls (Doug Gilroy)
  • Juventus X 2000 Boys (Marcel Prefontaine)
  • Juventus'98 Boys (Gurminder Bajwa)

Feature Team Line-up for Spring 2013

  • Juventus'97 Girls (Rob Mosele/Shannon Sears) 
  • Juventus'98 Girls (Don Catena/Kelly Hodgson)
  • Juventus'98 Boys (Rob Mosele) 
  • Southwest United'98 Girls (Doug Gilroy)
  • Juventus'99 Girls (Jimmy Bustos/Drew Fraser)
  • Juventus'99 Boys (Raju Virk/Randy Huculiak)
  • Juventus 2000 Y Boys (Kurt Bosch/Martin Andersen)
  • Juventus 2000 Girls (Peter Webster) 
  • Juventus 2002 Y Boys (Kurt Bosch/Martin Andersen)
  • Juventus 2002 X Boys (Jimmy Bustos/Elli Bartlett)
  • Juventus U-10 Boys (Dwayne Degraves/Sarah Lechelt) 
  • Juventus U-10 Boys (Rob Mosele)
  • Juventus'97 Boys (Daren Sears/Pat Lavin)

Feature Team Line-up for Spring 2012

The Green & Gold Soccer Academy is pleased to provide supplementary player development opportunities to a host of Feature Teams who have registered for academy training.  These teams are afforded practices conducted by our highly qualified coaches, utilizing outstanding facilities and equipment.  In addition, these players along with those participating at our Vimy Ridge Academy school program are given consideration and selection to academy teams that travel to Europe as part of our International Program.  The 2012 Feature Team line-up includes:

  • West Raiders U-10 Girls
  • Juventus U-10 Boys (Black, White & Gold)
  • Juventus U-12 Boys
  • Phoenix'98 Boys
  • Southwest United'97 Boys
  • Southwest United'97 Girls
  • Juventus'96 Boys
  • Juventus'96 Girls
  • Southwest United'96 Boys