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Mid-Isle FC now in teaching mode

The Mid-Isle Highlanders wrapped up their first Pacific Coast Soccer League season and now they’ll turn their attention to coaching the game.

Mid-Isle FC’s soccer academy begins Friday (Sept. 16) at Merle Logan Field. The program is affiliated with the Victoria Highlanders FC's academy programs.

Cost is $225 for the fall segment, 12 two-hour training sessions on Friday evenings, or $400 for both fall and winter, comprising 24 training sessions. A summer segment is also in the works, which will include training and games.

For players born in 2002 or younger, the sessions are 75 minutes long and cost is reduced to $150 for 12 sessions or $250 for 24.

Bill Merriman is academy director and coaches include James Merriman, Christian Grandvoinet, Craig Glennie, Tyler Merriman and Vancouver Island University players. Guest coaches are also promised.

To learn more, click here or call coach James Merriman at 250-616-4277.

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