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We are pleased to provide the opportunity for the Riptide Players based out of the Comox Valley and Campbell River areas to continue training this winter on Monday Nights by training on field turf. We are going to combine the development programs starting on Monday, November 6th at Robron Field Turf in Campbell River with […]
We are pleased to provide additional training for all players in the Riptide Program outside of the team training sessions. We have a dedicated staff who work hard to ensure all players from all communities receive the opportunity to continue training regardless of where they live away from their respective teams. Please take a moment […]
We are pleased to provide goalkeeper training on August 26 + 27, 2017. The weekend of training will involve on field and off field session, for which you can plan for two training sessions each day. The training sessions will run from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm with a 2-hour break for lunch with training […]
The Marine Harvest Upper Island Riptide is pleased to announce the start of preparations for the 2017 BC Soccer Association’s provincial A-Cup. Three teams (2002 boys, 2003 girls and 2001 girls) will spend the next four weeks in the Riptide Spring Soccer Academy, training together three times weekly. The teams will all benefit from a […]
Erin MacNulty, who played in goal for the Canadian Under-20 women’s team, was guest coach at a Saturday clinic for girls at Valley View field. “I like training young kids,” said MacNulty, who took the group of U-8 to U-10 girls through a number of footwork drills and introduced them to goalkeeping. “Make it fun […]
We are pleased to announce our 2017/18 Upper Island Riptide Rosters Where noted, some roster spots still to be determined due to conflicting cup play. U14 Girls Roster U15 Girls Roster U16 Girls Roster U17/18 Girls Roster U14 Boys Roster U15 Boys Roster U17/18 Boys Roster
Three of the Marine Harvest Riptide Teams will be competing in the 2017 Coastal Cup Competition with games being played the weekend of April 8th and 9th. Each of the teams has qualified for the 2017 BCSA “A” Cup Provincial Championship bein held July 7th – 10th and automatically sees them compete in the Coast […]
We are hosting an information meeting for all players born 1997-2001 males who are interested in playing for the Riptide next fall. 1. We are currently exploring the idea of adding a U21 Team to compete in the VISL U21 Division in the fall. The team would be a combination of players from the North […]
We are pleased to announce the official trials for the 2004 born players interested in playing for the VIPL Marine Harvest Riptide in 2017-2018. The season does not start until September 2017, however, these trials will have the teams assessed on or before selected for April 15th, 2017 and the final teams selected by May […]
The Marine Harvest Riptide are pleased to see the momentum building for the 2017 Spring Soccer Academy. Following a very successful transition away from the VISA Academy to the Riptide Academy we are all looking forward to another wonderful program. The meeting will introduce new players and families to the program, as well as allow […]
The Vancouver Island Premier League (VIPL) is comprised of 8 divisions with 39 regional teams of competitive soccer players from Victoria to Port Hardy, Powell River to Port Alberni and every community in between. The standings have been tallied, and 4 Marine Harvest Upper Island Riptide teams will be entering provincial play-downs in the coveted […]
We are please to announce the 2017-2018 Marine Harvest VIPL Riptide Coaching Applications are now being accepted here! If you are interested in being a part of the Riptide Program and helping coach the 2004 Boys or Girls Teams in the fall be sure to fill-in the application. The Marine Harvest Riptide pride themselves on […]
The details for the 2017 Spring Soccer Academy have been arranged. The program has been a resounding success each spring,in which 100 plus players have traditionally received training in a quality and demanding environment. The program features two midweek sessions and a third session each Saturday. The weekend dates are a mixture of training, 7 […]
We are pleased to announce the first sessions for the 2004 born players interested in playing for the VIPL Marine Harvest Riptide in 2017-2018. The season does not start until September 2017, however, these open trials will serve to support the team trials that will see the team selected by April 15th, 2017. The open […]
November 2016 This past weekend, the U17/18 Riptide girls traveled from Campbell River, Powell River and the Comox Valley to Seattle, Washington for some Canada vs. US action at the Starfire Showcase tournament, winning each of their three games with a shutout and becoming a “team to watch”. Only when facing another Canadian team did […]
Who does it better? Corson or Caleb? Highlights of two Riptide Player’s showing off some skills. Vote in the comments section on YouTube by clicking here.
Marine Harvest Riptide continues it’s relationship with the North Island Soccer Association with the addition of two new Port Hardy soccer player this season: Kayley Clair U14 girls and Tianna Walkus U16 girls. Returning layers from Port Hardy consist of Jaylon Grenier (U18) Lyam Donetz (U18), Trey Morash (U18), Tyrone Wallas (U18), Georgia Walkus (U16), Mady […]
Marine Harvest Canada and Upper Island Riptide continue partnership with a second year of sponsorship The Upper Island Riptide would like to thank Marine Harvest Canada for their continued support of what has become the Island’s most successful Tier 2 soccer program. At the end of this month, two teams are headed to the Coastal Cup […]
Congrats to the 2002 U14 boys, the 2001 U15 girls and the 2000 U16 girls- all three teams qualified for the provincials this past weekend! The teams now head to Burnaby July 7 through 10 to compete against teams from Vancouver and the Thompson Okanagan for the Provincial A Cup Championship. The teams now enter […]
We are pleased to announce the VIPL Riptide Youtube Channel where you will find a selection of video highlights. Please take a moment to enjoy some of the video clips: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyWlZfX2YcAOWJh0_bedxrg/feed
How you train is how you play. For the Marine Harvest Riptide U15 girls, that attitude earned them their first win with the start of a new A-Cup soccer season on Saturday. Nervous energy mixed with excitement resulted in a slow start for Riptide in their first game of the season while they found their […]
Riptide Upper Island Riptide would like to communicate directly to our players and families quarterly by newsletters and periodically by email with program information and highlights. By Canadian law users must show their acceptance to receive direct email by opting-in. You can do so by selecting the link below and completing the form hosted on our […]
Upper Island Riptide Soccer is proud to award scholarships every year to support students as they pursue post-secondary education. The Scholarships are presented at the Riptide Gala to players who exhibit our values over their Riptide career of hard work and dedication to the sport of soccer through team contribution, leadership, community involvement and educational efforts. […]