Why consider the Soccer Academy at F.J. Brennan/Corpus Christi?

Open to students in Grades 7-12, the Soccer Academy will help student athletes learn and improve on advanced individual skills and tactics, while developing a lifestyle on and off the pitch that emphasizes building character through achieving both athletic and scholastic success. Purposeful practices led by highly trained staff, strength and conditioning designed to maximize physical attributes, and a focus on leadership will all position the student athlete to achieve their individual goals.

Technical development focuses on establishing composure, confidence and creativity on and off the ball. The following themes are targeted in personal and competitive settings:
  • Ball Mastery
  • Passing & Receiving
  • Finishing
  • One-on-One Attacking & Defending Principles
  • Turning, Cuts, Fakes, Feints
  • Aerial play
  • Shooting & Heading

Tactical themes are established to increase an athlete's understanding and passion for the game, translating to a more effective and imaginative presence on the pitch:
  • Small Group Attacking & Defending
  • 'Macro' Tactical Analysis
  • Tactical Assessments of Professional Play
  • Combination Play
  • Systems of Play

Sport training sessions are innovative and focus on individual needs. Athletes are challenged in a positive and competitive environment.

Strength & Conditioning Training: In-season and off-season training plans are designed for today's serious soccer athletes and compliment the Sport specific training. The goal is to maximize the effectiveness of all soccer specific energy systems focusing on strength, power, agility and cardiovascular training.

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Contact Us

Dan Laporte
Principal, F.J. Brennan Centre of Excellence

(519) 946-0830

Luigi Baggio
Principal, F. J. Brennan Catholic High School

(519) 945-2351 ext. 2301

Brendan Roberts
Principal, Corpus Christi Catholic Middle School

(519) 946-0260

2017-2018 Fee Structure Soccer Skills Academy

Academy Registration Fees Details
Elementary September through June Cost $450.00 (Students at Central Park 4 days/week)
  • 75 hours of soccer specific training
  • 75 hours of off-pitch training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)
Secondary Semestered Cost $300.00 (Students at Central Park 5 days/week)
  • 50 hours of soccer specific training
  • 60 hours of off-pitch training (fitness, theory, health curriculum)

Typical day for a student. Starting at Central Park Athletics.

7-8 Soccer 9:05 - 10:05 (60 mins) 10:10 - 11:48 Subject based curriculum Bus Transportation to Brennan 1:08 - 3:30 Subject based curriculum
9-12 Soccer 8:30 - 9:20 (50 mins) 9:41 - 11:00 Subject based curriculum Bus Transportation to Brennan 11:45 - 1:00 1:05 - 2:20