Olympic Development Program

Olympic Development Program

The goal of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) is to identify and advance the most talented and passionate youth players through state, regional, and national team selection and competitions. The pinnacle is US National Teams from 16 year olds and up that represent the US on the international stage.

The New York State West/US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program was created for three reasons:

  1. to provide high-level training to benefit and enhance the development of players at all levels;
  2. through the use of carefully selected and licensed coaches, to develop a mechanism for the exchange of ideas and curriculum to imporve all levels of coaching, and
  3. to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team will be selected for internatinal competition.

We invite you to experience our program;  get involved!

Please Note: In the event indoor training is canceled prior to its start due to COVID, participants will be issued a full refund (less $15 administrative fee). If indoor training is halted at any point after its start due to COVID, any remaining indoor training sessions would be made up (and added) as outdoor training sessions during the outdoor training phase of the program.

Training Kits:  Required ODP training kits are to be ordered online.  Approximate cost of the Nike kit is $55 (includes jersey, short, and socks).  Kits should be ordered in a timely fashion to ensure delivery prior to your first training session. Kits ordered closer to the start of the program may inevitably be delivered after the first training session. PLEASE NOTE: This year's training kit will be the same as last year. Players who participated in ODP last year are not required to purchase a new kit and may use the one from last year if they wish.