Barça Academy Calgary - Barça Academy Calgary
A WAY TO PLAY.<br>A WAY TO GROW.

A WAY TO PLAY.
A WAY TO GROW.

WELCOME TO

BARÇA ACADEMY

CALGARY

PRESENTATION

All aspects of our academy, including the technical development, coaching staff, training routines, and personal growth will be aligned with the FC Barcelona methodology which has brought so much success to the club in the recent years. The players will train under the same vision, mission and focus as the club’s youth teams. The FC Barcelona philosophy will be implemented on all the features of our program.Bringing this academy to calgary is a milestone in the ever growing football culture present in the country and we hope to contribute to the development of the sport by introducing players to our particular style of play which has become an essential piece of the club’s identity.

Our aim is to teach the players the concepts of football encompassed in the FC Barcelona methodology in order for them to be able to deal successfully with sporting challenges in the future, while also transmitting the values that are so representative of FC Barcelona such as tolerance, respect, solidarity, friendship, fair play, integration, commitment, effort and happiness.

OBJECTIVES

Our development will empower them to successfully overcome future sporting challenges while simultaneously instilling the personal values which are so representative of FC Barcelona such as tolerance, respect, solidarity, friendship, fair play, integration, effort and happiness.

VALUES

OUR TEAM

Eudald Mena

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Eudald comes to the FCBEscola Calgary academy as Project Director from Barcelona, where he was a coach at the FCBEscola. Eudald is approaching his 3rd year with FCBarcelona.

He started his career at FCBarcelona as a coach in the FCBEscola program in 2010 and has travelled all across the globe running the FCBEscola Soccer Camps in various cities. Eudald studied Sports Science at the Universitat de Vic, and has a Masters Degree in Economic Management of Sport from the Universidad Internacional de Valencia. In addition to this, he has a number of technical certifications in soccer, including a UEFA A License.

Didac Villacampa

PROJECT MANAGER

Didac comes to the Barça Academy Calgary after working in Product Marketing for Adidas in Germany. He has lots of passion for the sport and we welcome his experience and enthusiasm. He has studied Sports Science in Barcelona and has specialized in Sports Management.

STRUCTURE

The programs are structured to ensure that every coach plays a close role in each player’s development and the training sessions encourage a high degree of participation. As a result each team is composed by a maximum of 12 players.

The Barça Academy Calgary employs the same training methods used by the youth teams at the Club, which consist of a group of progressive and interrelated exercises, adapted to each training level or stage.

The Barça Academy Calgary consists of different training phases according to the different age groups and a supplementary skill based program (Development):