Who we are
North York Academy (formerly known as North York FC) is a soccer academy located in the heart of Toronto. Our Academy is an Ontario Recognized Academy and a Toronto Soccer Association associate member. In October 2016, North York Academy officially became a soccer development program focusing on the individual player.
The club has been experiencing significant growth since day one. Our players come from all over the City of Toronto and Greater Toronto area. We currently have 10 teams competing.
North York Academy strives to achieve the highest standards of soccer development through intense, high-quality training. Our main objective is to help players master the skills required to be a dynamic, confident and integral part of their team. With hard work, dedication, and the right coaching, the sky is the limit for players.
We focus on three primary areas of development: individual technical skills, game strategy, and offensive tactics. Expanding a player’s repertoire in these key aspects of the game allows for greater confidence and quicker decision making when faced with challenges on the pitch.
Realizing each player's individual potential requires the coach to constantly be assessing strengths, weaknesses and individual progress. Our philosophy includes using meaningful feedback and mottos of motivation rather than criticism, and to modify the program to help each of our players' development.
Players need to have the desire to push their limits, the perseverance to continue, and the courage to learn from their mistakes. Our club promotes active participation, team work, healthy eating and fair play. We take a holistic approach to each player and strive to develop them technically, physically, mentally and emotionally.
Through their hard work, our players build character and self-esteem that will benefit them in all areas of their lives. We are committed to guiding our players every step of the way, ensuring they reach their full potential, both on and off the pitch.