Strive for Excellence Camp


Updated June 20, 2022

Strive Camp Cancelled for 2022



The Strive for Excellence Camp has once again been Sanctioned by Alberta Soccer and given the 3-Star Rating (Advanced Camp - Highest Rating Given)

The camp will be from July 4 to July 8 , 2022  

Location:  Millennium Place Outdoor Fields

Times: - U9 - U17 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Times: U8 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: Members U9 - U17 - Early bird ends June 13 - $325.00

Members Regular - U9 - U17 - $345.00

Non-Members U9 - U17 - Early bird ends June 13 - $345.00

Non-Members Regular - U9 - U17 - $365.00

U8 Member - $180.00

U8 Non-Member - $200

To register please go to this link -

The Sherwood Park District is thrilled to announce that Alex Bunbury, Lars Hirschfeld, and Jack Hadley will be joining our technical team for the 2022 Strive for Excellence Camp July 4th-8th The Canadian Soccer Legend Returns Alex Bunbury is set to make his return for his 3rd SFEC, the enthusiasm and inspiration he brings everyday has been a bright light for our young and up and coming soccer stars. Lars Hirschfeld brings world class experience to SFEC. From a long career as a professional and leader with the Canadian National Team, Lars brings a wealth of experience to a new generation. His attention to detail and fun spirit is something we are looking forward to within the camp. From Chelsea FC youth Academy and Asmir Begovic's Academy, Jack Hadley is one of the most exciting coaches that we are happy to have committed this year. Bringing his international experience and knowledge will be exciting for our campers.


Alex Burnbury

Years                   Team                          Appearances

1987-1990           Hamilton Steelers            71

1990                    Toronto Blizzard              6

1991                    Montreal Supra               24

1992-1993           West Ham United            4

1993-1999           Marítimo                        165

1999-2000           Kansas City Wizards      24


1984-1985           Canada U20                   9

1986-1997           Canada                          66

Bunbury played in all three of Canada's games at the 1985 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Soviet Union. He made his debut with the senior side in an August 1986 Merlion Cup match against Singapore, and went on to earn 65 caps and score 15 goals during 11 years.[5]

Bunbury ranked fourth in the all-time scorer's list in June 2008, and eighth in appearances. He represented the nation in 30 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and played at the inaugural 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship.[7]

Bunbury's final international was a November 1997 World Cup qualification match against Costa Rica, a game after which Paul DolanGeoff AungerFrank Yallop and Colin Miller also said farewell to the national team.


Lars Hirschfeld


Years                   Team                                        Appearances

1997-1998           Edmonton Drillers (indoor)         1             

1998-2000           Energie Cottbus II                     60          

2000                    Calgary Storm                           20          

2001                    Vancouver Whitecaps                1             

2001-2002           Calgary Storm                           32          

2002-2004           Tottenham Hotspur                    0             

2003                    - Luton Town (loan)                   5             

2004                    - Gillingham (loan)                    2             

2004-2005           Dundee United                         2             

2005                    Leicester City                           1             

2005                    Tromsø                                    11          

2006-2007           Rosenborg                               52          

2008-2009           CFR Cluj                                   5             

2009                    Energie Cottbus                        0             

2010-2015           Vålerenga                                 93          

2016                   KFUM                                        30    



2019                    Canada U23                             4

2000-2013            Canada                                   48

He made his debut for Canada in a January 2000 friendly match against Bermuda but had to compete with Pat Onstad for the national goalkeeper's jersey. By November 2009, he earned a total of 29 caps. He has represented Canada in 6 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[14] Hirschfeld's big break with Canada came at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup, where he was named the best goalkeeper of the tournament after allowing only four goals in five matches and recording an impressive semifinal shutout against the United States. This caused English club Tottenham Hotspur F.C. to take interest, and Hirschfeld signed with them in September 2002


Jack Hadley (Chelsea FC)

For his Career History click HERE





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