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*NEW* U13 BCSPL Pre-Intake Development Program

U13 BCSPL Pre-Intake Development Program

Program Overview

The 2024 SUSC U13 BCSPL Pre-Intake Development Program a professionally administered and coached program for Tier 1 (2012 born) players. The program will be directly included in the highly successful SUSC BCSPL Program and all aspects of the U13 BCSPL player experience (including training curriculum, mental training, goal setting, etc.) will be included in the BCSPL Player Development Plan on which the program is built. 


The U13 BCSPL Pre-Intake Development teams will play a 9v9 game format, as per BC Soccer’s November 2022 directive for all U13 players. There will be a 3:1 training to game ratio throughout the 12 month program. The teams will compete in the BC Coastal Soccer League and there will be permitting opportunities into the 2010 age-group games, additional 11v11 training games and opportunities to augment the 9v9 league play. 


Coaching Staff

The coaching positions in the program will require the same certification level and experience standard that all BCSPL teams adhere to. The head coaches for each group will be announced in the new year.

Program Inclusions


Lead BCSPL Technical Director - the lead for the 2024 program is SUSC BCSPL TD and Sporting Director, Jeff Clarke


Full-time, paid head coach

  •  Non-parent assistant coaches


:1 training to game ratio

Attachment to SUSC BCSPL Program

  • Inclusion in all features of the BCSPL development program

  • Linkage with the 2010 BCSPL teams

    • Opportunities for call-ups / permits into BCSPL league games


Program training & game kit 

  • All players to receive a kit fit meeting and sizes will be finalized at that time


Affiliation with South Fraser District Association & BC Soccer


Local Legal Play (spring and fall) - year long program

Note - there will be additional opportunities for out of town games and tournaments. The cost of these are in addition to the program fees.

Registration & Timeline for Program Placement / Team Placement


The U13 BCSPL Pre-Intake Development Program is open to all interested players in the lower mainland. Like the SUSC BCSPL Program, the final player placement will be based on merit and inclusion of deserving players that meet the program’s standards. 


There will be team placement / evaluation sessions held in February 2024. These details will be sent directly to current SUSC U12 Select players and all out of club players that have registered using the SUSC Interested Players Form (see info below).


Currently registered SUSC players do not need to register and are already included in the team placement / evaluation process. More information will be shared directly with the current SUSC U12 teams and members. 


Any players not currently registered in SUSC must register their interest on the SUSC Interested Player Form, click here to register. 


Additional Program Info


There will be further information on the program shared directly with currently registered SUSC members and also with all interested players that register on the SUSC Interested Player Form in the coming weeks.


Questions related to this program can be directed to

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