What is Maryland ODP soccer?
Maryland State ODP teams are comprised of the best Maryland players in various age groups. US Youth Soccer is divided into four regions, each Region offers a regional identification camp for state association ODP players in each eligible age group pool.
Does ODP help with college recruiting?
Olympic Development-Do Coaches Care? A majority of college coaches supported the ODP process. Overall, 77% of the coaches surveyed (94% of NCAA I men’s and 84% of NCAA I women’s coaches) recommended that players tryout for ODP.
What is Socal PDP?
US Club Soccer’s Player Development Programs (PDPs) are regionally based identification and developmental programs conducted within the id2 Program umbrella. PDPs are focused around the National Premier Leagues (NPL) and other top leagues in specific geographic areas.
What is the most recruited position in soccer?
The most highly recruited positions are goalies, scorers (forwards or midfielders), and big defense people. Having an excellent goalie can single-handedly keep you in games as a team; for this fact alone, coaches will recruit that position hard.
What is the US youth soccer ODP?
From 1982 until the present, international events for youth national teams have increased substantially and the US Youth Soccer ODP has kept pace by instituting trials and player pools for five age groups in the boys’ program, and five age groups in the girls’ program. Each State Association holds ODP try-outs on an annual basis.
Where will you be traveling to play ODP teams?
Our first stop will be traveling to Maryland for friendly matches between Maryland and New Jersey Youth Soccer Associations ODP boys and girls teams. The boys will be playing on Saturday and the girls will be playing on Sunday. Please review the schedules below for the time of your games.
What is the US youth soccer region program?
US Youth Soccer is divided into four regions, each which offers a regional camp for state association ODP teams in each eligible age group. The camps are designed to provide high level competition and training for participating players.
How often are ODP try-outs held?
Each State Association holds ODP try-outs on an annual basis. Age Groups and try-out dates may be different from state to state, based on seasonal and state considerations.