Description and Purpose: The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program is a national program that is designed to identify and develop talented, committed youth soccer players to represent their state, region, and country in soccer competitions. It is also intended to aid in the preparing and showcasing of the players as student-athletes for exposure to collegiate soccer programs.
The goal of WYS ODP is to allow athletes to obtain and sustain a level of competition that can permit them to compete outside the state and possibly lead to participation in collegiate soccer at various levels.
Birth years for 2015/2016: players born in the years 1997 - 2004 are eligible
WYS ODP Objectives: Identify, evaluate, and train highly talented youth soccer players. As part of this national effort, the Wyoming Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (WYS ODP) is dedicated to developing the highest level of youth soccer within the state. This must be achieved in an atmosphere of integrity, fairness, and impartiality. The player's physical and cognitive skills and attitude must be the only criteria for participation in the program.
To achieve these objectives WYS ODP will: