Eastern New York State Olympic

Development Program

 

 The State Olympic Development Program (ODP) is a player development program administered through the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association 

 

 

The US Youth Soccer ODP Philosophy
To identify players of the highest caliber on a continuing and consistent basis, which will lead to increased success for the U.S. National Teams in the international arena.


Purpose
To identify and provide opportunities for high potential players, facilitate their
development, and expose them to the next level of their chosen pathway.


Goal
To be a nationally recognized youth identification and development pathway for US
soccer players.

Check out ENY's website for all of the information they have on their program!

 

Tryout Information and Registration link:

https://www.enysoccer.com/odp/tryouts/

 

Upcoming Tryouts:

 
During the 2022 – 2023 program year ODP will have Girls’ and Boys’ teams for players
born in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 & 2006.

The 2009-2011 first round tryouts will be held at:

Stringham Park, Lagrange, NY - Sunday, August 7th
Afrim’s Sport Park, Albany, NY – Sunday, August 7th
Cantine Park, Saugerties, NY – Monday, August 15th

*Specific times are available on the Eastern NY ODP webpage listed above

Tryouts for the 2006 – 2008 age groups will be scheduled for a time following the High
School season.
 

Frequently asked questions and plans for the year 2022-2023:

 

  • Training sessions will begin in December and will continue bi-weekly (alternating
    boys & girls each week) until early April, depending on weather.

 

  • All indoor sessions will be at Afrim’s Latham Dome and the Hudson Sports
    Complex in Warwick, Trainings are held on Monday evenings from 6pm-7:30pm
    for the 2009, 2010 & 2011 age group and from 7:30pm – 9pm for the 2006, 2007
    & 2008 age groups. Players will need to choose their training location.

 

  • Beginning in April (depending on weather/field availability), all practices willmove outdoors at a location to be determined. Team training times will be thesame as during indoor sessions.

 

  • Participation fee for the ’22-‘23 year will be approximately $900/player. The feecovers player uniforms, as well as both indoor and outdoor training sessions.There are additional fees for players selected for tournaments, camps, and  friendly events.

 

  • Plans for the 2022 – 2023 program include attending ODP friendlies, sub-regionals, ID Tournament, and ID Camp. Players will require an invitation to attend some events.

 

USYS  ODP + MLS Partnership Benefits

Full collaboration of a nationwide scouting network

Full collaboration of National and State Association ODP programming

*USYS ODP and MLS Generation Addidas Cup co-scheduled at the regional and national level

*Collaborative scheduling allows MLS, US Soccer and college scouts to observe players

No costs for selected players to attend

High level competition

High Level ODP coaching

Opportunity to be scouted for future regional and national events

Scheduling tailored for college recruiting