Welcome to the Mass Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Resource Center. Below are a number of articles and resources that describe the Olympic Development Program nation-wide and what ODP means to individual players as well as to the U.S. National Team Program.

 

What Makes an ODP Player?, by Tom Turner
 
US National Team: "Quality vs. Quanity"
 
US Soccer Federation: "Best Practices for Player Development", by Bruce Arena, April Heinrichs and John Ellinger
 
Player Development in the United States: "Maintaining a Perspective", by M. Schellscheidt, K. Lolla, J. Ellinger, G Gelnovatch, T. Rongen, G. Myernick and B. Arena
 
US Woman's National Teams Program: Is Girl's ODP in America Serving the Purpose?, by A. Heinrichs, T.Leone, J. Smith, S. Swanson, J. Pill, J. Rayfield, and D. Simeone
 
Learning from the Game, by Bob Jenkins
 
Player Development for Girls' and Women's Soccer Part 1, by Tony DiCicco
 
Player Development for Girls' and Women's Soccer Part 2, by Tony DiCicco
 
Player Development for Girls' and Women's Soccer Part 3, by Tony DiCicco
 
Why Play ODP?, by Jeff Pill