ODP Explained Part 1: Tryouts

How Do ODP Tryouts Work?

We spoke with Sam Snow, US Youth Soccer’s Director of Coaching about topics of interest to parents and coaches. In the video above, the first of two, Sam explains the path from local ODP tryouts to the youth national team.

    • District or State Tryouts (Depending on Population and Geography)
    • Advance to State Team
    • Participate in Region Pool
    • Advance to Region Team
    • Participate in National Team Pool
    • National Teams Selected

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The Statistics of ODP Participation

In our second video, to be released shortly, Sam provides an example of participation statistics for each level of the ODP process. Sign up for blog updates, and we’ll notify you when we post that video.

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